Police Retention

Recent posts

Police: ‘We Do Our Very Best to Reach Everyone’

Police Chief William Lansdowne let a key check on racial profiling slide because he hadn't heard it's a concern in the community. Here's what the department does to open lines of communication, and why some voices aren't being heard.

Mike Aguirre, Odd Man Out

Most of the city's top mayoral contenders showed up at a police-sponsored forum on Tuesday pledging to bolster police compensation and resources. Then there was former City Attorney Mike Aguirre, whose message was much different.

Fact Check: The Police Pay Drought

Mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher claimed police officers haven't received salary hikes since 2008 and that their current labor contract leaves them without such increases for a decade.

Fact Check: Leaving San Diego PD

Councilman Kevin Faulconer claimed the Police Department lost an average of 10 officers a month last year, and that it lost more than 50 prospective officers to other agencies.