Thursday, January 29, 2009

Will the stimulus mean more police jobs?

With state and local budgets and severe budget duress, it looks like the stimulus bill may provide some relief.

While much of the bill that the house passed yesterday is comprised of tax cuts and infrastructure improvements, the lion's share is aimed to help state governments meet their budget shortfalls to provide essential services.

Already, in Memphis, the local government is planning to use the stimulus funds to save and create police jobs. Welcome news given the spate of recent layoffs.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Introducing the Police Jobs Review

Welcome to the first posting of The Police Jobs Review!

This blog will focus on job openings, employment issues, benefits, and compensation for law enforcement. We hope to round up the latest new stories and job listings from around the web while providing insightful analysis as well.