Police and fire unions in Columbus, Ohio, have filed a grievance stating they won't accept any discipline stemming from newly installed GPS units that track the movements of patrol and fire vehicles.
The city has begun installing the trackers to better track employees, reduce fuel costs and prevent misconduct. The Columbus (Ohio) Division of Police
The unions say they'd like to know how the units will be used if misconduct is found, and have said their contacts should be renegotiated, reports the Columbus Dispatch.
In November, Columbus Division of Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs said the agency had created a list to track dishonest officers. In July, the City Council approved $1.9 million to purchase 2,500 trackers from AssetWorks to equip city vehicles with the tracking and monitoring system.