Why Are Many Cops Leaving Olathe, Kansas?

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http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/6731234.htm Why would roughly 10 percent of a police force quit every year? That's the question in Olathe, Kansas, which had 9 percent departure rate last year after 11 percent attrition in 2001, the Kansas City Star reports. The city has 155 sworn officers. The turnover rate for sworn officers was used last month to make the case for collective bargaining in Olathe. Experts say there is no standard for what is considered acceptable turnover. But . . .

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