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Police Recruiting Plummets While Crime Surges In Major US Cities

Police Recruiting Plummets While Crime Surges In Major US Cities

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter Some police departments are having a hard time recruiting potential officers as others gear up for what could be another summer of civil unrest. Demonstrations criticizing officer’s use of force and demanding general police reform last year hurt departments’ recruitment efforts leading to widespread strain, Axios reported Wednesday. Other departments in urban areas are […]

Recruitment and retention of sheriff’s deputies

Recruitment and retention of sheriff’s deputies

This year has presented a wide array of challenges for our society and law enforcement agencies across the country. Recent events have resulted in protests and community inquiries about police actions, training, and recruitment.  While we engage with the communities we serve on all of those topics, we wanted to highlight the challenges of recruiting […]

Santa Paula Police Chief Recruitment Update

Santa Paula Police Chief Recruitment Update

Santa Paula, CA – When the City of Santa Paula’s long-term Police Chief resigned in November 2019, the City began a widespread search for a new Chief who could serve as a public safety visionary for the Santa Paula community. That process is now expected to soon come to a close. Hiring a new Police […]

County of Ventura | Assessment Appeals Board Member Recruitment

County of Ventura | Assessment Appeals Board Member Recruitment

The County of Ventura is accepting applications to fill two Board Member vacancies on Assessment Appeals Board No. 1 (AAB). The AAB is a quasi-judicial body which hears assessment appeals at a public hearing where evidence is submitted by both parties, the applicant or their authorized representative, and the Assessor’s Office. Evidence supports the applicant’s […]

County Opens Recruitment for Spanish-speaking Public Information Officer

County Opens Recruitment for Spanish-speaking Public Information Officer

VENTURA, Calif. – The County has opened a recruitment to fill a position for a Spanish-speaking public information officer to serve in the County Executive Office. “The County has a strong cadre of public information officers who do an outstanding job of communicating the County’s programs, policies and services, and we’re continuously working to ensure […]

Injury prompts Oxnard chief financial officer’s resignation, City to reopen recruitment for replacement

Injury prompts Oxnard chief financial officer’s resignation, City to reopen recruitment for replacement

OXNARD, Calif.–City Manager Greg Nyhoff announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer David Millican, effective Aug. 4, 2016. Millican suffered a serious knee injury that requires immediate surgery. Recovery is expected to take several months. “It’s an unfortunate situation, but I support Mr. Millican in doing what’s best for his health and wish him a […]

Oxnard public to council: move ahead on City Manager recruitment

Oxnard public to council: move ahead on City Manager recruitment

By George Miller A special City Council public meeting,  attended by about 130 people, was held on April 3 to present the two finalists (photos- below) for the City Manager recruitment. What was supposed to be a candidate “meet and greet” event turned more into public expression of dissatisfaction with the recruitment process, although candidates later […]