Columbus Police Department Looks To Implement The Assigned Vehicle Program

(Columbus) The Columbus Police Department sought approval from the city council l to begin the process of implementing an Assigned Vehicle Program (AVP), more commonly known as (quote) a “take home squad program” at a recent committee of the whole meeting. The purpose behind this proposal is to help aid the Columbus Police Department in […]

Jeffersonville City Council Approves Amended Police Contract Giving Officers A $6,000 Raise

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) — Every member of Jeffersonville’s police department will soon be getting a raise and more days off. In a unanimous decision Monday evening, the Jeffersonville City Council agreed on an amended contract, giving each officer a $6,000 raise. The decision was less about recruitment and more about retention of officers who are […]

Orange County Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings To Current And Retired Firefighters

Because of their jobs, firefighters have a much higher risk of developing skin cancer, according to Dr. Steven Wang. That’s why he’s offering free screenings to current and retired firefighters during Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  Retired Orange County Fire Captain Jeffrey Johnson said his appointment to check his skin at Hoag Irvine is long overdue.  […]

Pittsburgh Police Candidates Allowed To Retake Their Psychological Evaluations After Dozens Failed

Pittsburgh police are reviewing how they evaluate potential recruits psychologically after about two dozen candidates were rejected from the bureau.  The vast majority of candidates who received conditional offers were rejected on psychological grounds in early May, delaying plans for a recruit class during a time when more officers are retiring or leaving the bureau than joining.  […]