It's not an easy job
Recent numbers show that staffing, recruitment, and officer satisfaction in law enforcement have all been on the decline.
Some agencies have experienced declines in applications up to 90% in the last few years.
(Source: ABC News)
86% of officers say their department doesn't have enough officers to adequately police the community.
(Source: PEW report, “Behind the Badge”)
One third of officers say they wouldn't choose this profession again if given the chance.
(Source: PoliceOne poll)
But Here's something that could help.
The most important job of an officer is to connect with and serve the people in their communities. Tensions in recent years and a disproportionate amount of administrative paperwork have made that harder, but new technologies are helping bring the focus back to the most rewarding part of the career.
We're kicking off a campaign to help you recruit the next generation of officers.