Category Archives: Blair Ulring

Ulring lost out

Former Stockton Police Chief Blair Ulring didn’t get the job as chief of the Flagstaff Police Department. The azdailysun reports that the interim chief got the job. So they promoted from within. Word from within the Stockton Police Department is that Flagstaff contacted Stockton cops for references, which may have played against him.

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Ulring’s bid in Az

The Stockton police union officers who served under former Chief Blair Ulring have blasted him to the Flagstaff, Arizona, newspaper, where here is one of two finalists for the chief’s job there. The story’s top says: Letters sent by members of the police union in Stockton, Calif., to Flagstaff officials have painted their former chief, [...]

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And then there were two

Former Stockton Police Chief Blair Ulring is one of two finalists vying for the position of police chief in Flagstaff, Az. So says this brief in the azdailysun.com.

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Ulring

Former Stockton Police Chief Blair Ulring is among five finalists considered to become Flagstaff’s next police chief, according to this story on azdailysun.com. Before leaving his post in Stockton, he made it clear that he was too young – he’s now 52 – to end his career, so this comes as little surprise.

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Marshall Plan v. Marshals Service

Today’s story intermixing these two names might have caused some confusion. But bringing in deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service has nothing to do with the city’s Marshall Plan, which has yet to be developed. Note the difference of one  letter “l.” Of course, they are both efforts to reduce crime in Stockton. Here’s the [...]

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Ulring update

Interim Police Chief Blair Ulring, 51, says his last day on the job in Stockton will be Feb. 29. That’s a Wednesday. There’s a lot of suspicion that he’ll find a way to stay on longer. He’s only allowed to work in retirement a certain number of hours each year before it upsets his pension. [...]

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A heart warming anti-double dip story

And then, this Orange County Register story rips the heart out of it.

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Ulring endorsement

“We’re going to lose a good man if we lose him.”

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What happened last night

The proposal to adjust police Chief Blair Ulring’s pay — cutting some things, raising others — was defeated by a single vote. City Manager Bob Deis had recommended the changes because they would allow the city to hold on to Ulring, who would retire otherwise, and save the city another round of headhunting, or the [...]

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Police analysis, and live chat

Couple of quick items: • Today’s story examines a long-delayed consultant’s report on police staffing and deployment, which officials said had limited immediate usefulness by the time it was finished, given deep cuts and heavy restructuring in the Police Department. Here’s the report, if you’d like to read it. It’s 122 pages. • I’ll be [...]

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