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San Jose Facing Emergency Shortage of Police

August 23, 2016
Police Chief Eddie Garcia, POA leaders and city officials met for about an hour Monday to discuss the situation. That's seen by many as an indication the city could make the emergency declaration as early as next week.

Cincinnati FOP Wants Extra Pay for Officers who Wear Body Cameras

August 22, 2016
A lawyer for Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #69, Stephen Lazarus, sent the city a "cease and desist" letter, saying until pay for wearing the equipment has been decided, officers shouldn't wear them. He asked that the city cease the program by Wednesday at the latest, pending the bargaining process.

“Black Labs Matter” Ad in San Francisco Police Union's Newspaper Draws Fire

August 8, 2016
The San Francisco POA’s August 2016 Journal’s “End Point” ad shows a picture of a black lab wearing a sign that says "black labs matter" next to a picture of a yellow lab wearing a sign that says "all labs matter." More Here.

“Black Labs Matter” Ad in San Francisco Police Union's Newspaper Draws Fire

August 8, 2016
The San Francisco POA’s August 2016 Journal’s “End Point” ad shows a picture of a black lab wearing a sign that says "black labs matter" next to a picture of a yellow lab wearing a sign that says "all labs matter."

Clinton Snubbed FOP Invite to Talk About Policing and Endorsement

August 8, 2016
"It sends a powerful message. To be honest with you, I was disappointed and shocked," said Chuck Canterbury, the president of the National Fraternal Order of Police. "You would think with law enforcement issues so much in the news that even if she had disagreements with our positions, that she would’ve been willing to say that."

Massachusetts Police Union Asks Mayor to Remove Black Lives Matter Banner from City Hall

July 22, 2016
Somerville, MA, police officers are asking that the city’s mayor remove a banner supporting the “Black Lives Matter” movement from City Hall and replace it with one proclaiming “All Lives Matter.”

Philly Police Union Angered by Scheduling of Relatives of Men Killed by Police to Speak at Democratic Convention

July 22, 2016
Philadelphia’s police union is blasting Hillary Clinton for inviting relatives of men killed in police shootings and other police actions to speak at the Democratic National Convention next week, but failing to include relatives of slain police officers.

Video: Denver Police Union Demands Changes After Dallas Ambush

July 12, 2016
After the ambush on Dallas police officers, Denver's largest police union is demanding changes in the department's policies, including allowing officers to wear protective gear while providing security for protesters.

Denver Police Union Demands Changes After Dallas Ambush

July 12, 2016
After the ambush on Dallas police officers, Denver's largest police union, the Police Protective Association, is demanding changes in the department's policies, including allowing officers to wear protective gear while providing security for protesters. More Here.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Slams FOP for Tweets Celebrating Officer Goodson’s Acquittal

June 27, 2016
The Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police lodge took to Twitter on Friday night and posted a photo of actor Leonardo DiCaprio making a toast, with overlain text saying, “Here’s to the Baltimore 6 defense team, the FOP and Detective Taylor.”

Oklahoma City Removes Body Cameras from Officers After Policy Dispute with Union

June 16, 2016
The Oklahoma City Police Department has been forced to temporarily end its body-worn camera program because of a dispute between the local Fraternal Order of Police and the chief over policy. More Here.

Video: Oklahoma City Removes Body Cameras from Officers After Policy Dispute with Union

June 16, 2016
The Oklahoma City Police Department has been forced to temporarily end its body-worn camera program because of a dispute between the local Fraternal Order of Police and the chief over policy.

Haters Gonna Hate

June 10, 2016
It appears Howard Bryant, a columnist employed by ESPN, is offended by police officers being honored by professional sports teams. However, there is a reason the majority of Americans have favorable views of the police and honor their service to their communities.

Video: Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder."

Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder." More Here.

LAPD Officers May Be Awarded for Restraint

June 9, 2016
Los Angeles Police are eligible to be awarded the prestigious Preservation of Life award, but the Los Angeles Police Protective League says the award carries "dangerous implications."

Minneapolis Police Union President Calls Black Lives Matter a "Terrorist Organization"

June 3, 2016
Kroll’s harshest words were pointed at Black Lives Matter, which he described as a “terrorist organization.”

No Charges for Officers in Jamar Clark Shooting

June 2, 2016
Federal authorities said Wednesday that they would not pursue civil rights charges against two Minneapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.

Video: Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees.

Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees. More Here.
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