Oakland: Firefighter Job Offer To Registered Sex Offender Withdrawn

OAKLAND, CA – A conditional job offer to a 48-year-old man to become an Oakland firefighter was withdrawn after it was confirmed he is a registered sex offender, officials said Friday. Officials said it was Stephen Eldridge’s erratic behavior after he got the offer in late December that led them to his past rape conviction and him being required to register as a sex offender. Officials said Eldridge showed…

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San Jose: Audit Paints Tough Police Hiring Picture, But Officials Contend New Deal Is The Solution

SAN JOSE, CA – By the time a city audit scrutinizing lackluster police hiring lands on the City Council agenda this month, a solution could already be in the works for a problem that has compounded years of steady departures that have decimated the force. Call it prescient governing or the stars aligning, but both police brass and union leadership say an agreement reached with the city over the…

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Where Have All The Cops Gone?

Palm Springs police officer Daniel Buduan moves fluidly around the police cruiser, placing an assault rifle and shotgun he’s just inspected in the vehicle in preparation to ride along with his sergeant. Buduan is a rookie, but he’s a fast learner. He thinks back to elementary school, when a police officer once let him examine a bullet from his magazine. “Pretty much at that early age, I knew I…

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Pittsburgh Citizens’ Role In Choosing Police Officers Raises Concern Among Ranks

PITTSBURGH, PA – The process of becoming a police officer is a long one that involves exams and evaluations — and in the city of Pittsburgh, the community is having a say in who is on the force. The image of a police officer brings different thoughts, feelings and reactions for different people. Like most things, it is often based on personal experiences or events with which someone is…

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