But already Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and the head of the Portland police union are trading barbs, and it's over the wording of the job description for the top cop's job.
Open jobs and recruiting challenges mean some Des Moines-area police department leaders worry about officers becoming strained or burned out — or worse.
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans is struggling to recruit minorities and one of the complaints is his state's military preference where veterans get preferential treatment.
The Sacramento (CA) City Council on Tuesday will consider authorizing more than $1.37 million in one-time, lump-sum payments to Sacramento police officers
There was a special surprise at Friday's Police Academy graduation. Newly sworn in Little Rock Police officers each walked away with a big check.
The often cited theory that if police departments reflected the racial makeup of their communities they served, incidents of police use of force would decrease has recently been studied in a new research project.
A couple of days ago, a young black man in-boxed me on Facebook stating that he wanted to become a police officer in the black community to make a change in the world but especially with in the community that he is from.