The Sterling, Illinois, police department has one cute new recruit: Brinkley, a 2-month-old puppy who will serve the community as a comfort dog.

The Sterling, Illinois, police department has one cute new recruit: Brinkley, a 2-month-old puppy who will serve the community as a comfort dog.

Although many men applied to become the first African-American police officers in Atlanta, GA only a selected few were hired. These men were hired but notAlthough many men applied to become the first African-American police officers in Atlanta, GA only a selected few were hired. These men were hired but not without restrictions on their job description. Here are 7 interesting facts about the first black men hired as police officers in Atlanta. 1. The Atlanta Police Department put their first…

Although many men applied to become the first African-American police officers in Atlanta, GA only a selected few were hired. These men were hired but notAlthough many men applied to become the first African-American police officers in Atlanta, GA only a selected few were hired. These men were hired but not without restrictions on their job description. Here are 7 interesting facts about the first black men hired as police officers in Atlanta. 1. The Atlanta Police Department put their first…

Departments Now “Having Hard Time” Finding People Who Want to Be Police Officers, Blaming Social Media New figures have been released by WBAY showing that Seattle isn’t the only place where law enforcement jobs are undesired

Departments Now “Having Hard Time” Finding People Who Want to Be Police Officers, Blaming Social Media New figures have been released by WBAY showing that Seattle isn’t the only place where law enforcement jobs are undesired

Police departments hiring immigrants as officers Alan Gomez, USA TODAY 2:56 p.m. EDT March 21, 2015

Police departments hiring immigrants as officers Alan Gomez, USA TODAY 2:56 p.m. EDT March 21, 2015

Boston’s first police cruiser made its debut in 1903. It was the first dedicated police car in the country. At the time, there were no Boston police officers who knew how to drive the vehicle, which was a Stanley Streamer touring car. The department hired a chauffeur to operate it. The police officer on patrol actually sat on higher seat so that he could see over the tall fences that lined properties in Back Bay, and keep an eye out for any shenanigans.

Boston’s first police cruiser made its debut in 1903. It was the first dedicated police car in the country. At the time, there were no Boston police officers who knew how to drive the vehicle, which was a Stanley Streamer touring car. The department hired a chauffeur to operate it. The police officer on patrol actually sat on higher seat so that he could see over the tall fences that lined properties in Back Bay, and keep an eye out for any shenanigans.

US Court Says it’s Okay for Police Departments to Refuse to Hire Someone who is Too Smart Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/court-police-departments-refuse-hire-smart/#kBY0sfx3rJFxVm6a.99

US Court Says it’s Okay for Police Departments to Refuse to Hire Someone who is Too Smart Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/court-police-departments-refuse-hire-smart/#kBY0sfx3rJFxVm6a.99

HOMESTEAD, Pa. — The Homestead Police Department hired paranormal investigators to look into hauntings at its station. The hauntings have be...

HOMESTEAD, Pa. — The Homestead Police Department hired paranormal investigators to look into hauntings at its station. The hauntings have be...

US Court Says it's Okay for Police Departments to Refuse to Hire Someone who is Too Smart

US Court Says it's Okay for Police Departments to Refuse to Hire Someone who is Too Smart

Police departments across the country are hiring green card holders or those with legal work permits as officers.  On top of that, while most departments require that a police officer be a U.S. citizen, more and more agencies are trying to change that law, either claiming a need to fill their ranks or connect with an increasingly diverse populace.

Police departments across the country are hiring green card holders or those with legal work permits as officers. On top of that, while most departments require that a police officer be a U.S. citizen, more and more agencies are trying to change that law, either claiming a need to fill their ranks or connect with an increasingly diverse populace.

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