Author: Eric Sherred

New Jersey Can’t Seem to Recruit New Police Officers – And Now Crime Is Spiking

New Jersey police departments have struggled to hire officers amid widespread anti-law enforcement sentiment and a spike in violent crime in the state. The State Police, the largest law enforcement agency in New Jersey, has seen applicants drop from 15,000-20,000 per year to a “historic low” of 2,023 this year, the department’s acting superintendent said […]


Gun violence is up across the country. It’s changing mayoral politics.

Homicides and shootings are rising and the number of cops is down in cities from Atlanta to Seattle. Crime, as a result, is dominating the mayoral debates.


Democratic Mayors Defunded Their Police, While Spending Millions On Their Own Police Protection

In 25 major U.S. cities across the country, officials have already cut – or have proposed cutting — funds from police budgets.

However, in as many as 20 of those same cities, mayors and other city officials enjoy the personal protection of a dedicated police security detail. In many cities, this security costs taxpayers millions of dollars per year.



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