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NYPD Unions Fighting Back Against Critics

August 11, 2014
The city’s police are under attack, the NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association president said on Sunday. In a radio broadcast, SBA president Ed Mullins said city cops are now targeted by the media and "bottom-feeder politicians."

LAPD Officers Demand Better Pay, Warn They Will Leave

July 31, 2014
Nearly a month after officers rejected a one-year contract offer, officials with the Police Protective League told the Los Angeles Times the LAPD's starting salary has fallen behind pay for officers in at least 13 other Southern California law enforcement agencies. LAPD officers have already begun heading to other departments, union leaders told the council.

LAPD Officers Demand Better Pay, Warn They Will Leave

July 31, 2014

More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided. Read Full Story Here.

Hundreds of LAPD Officers Sue City Over Labor Issues

July 25, 2014
In a dozen lawsuits, hundreds of Los Angeles police officers claim the city violates fair labor standards by making them work through meal breaks and stiffing them for overtime.

LAPD Officers Reject City's Contract Proposal

July 14, 2014
"There is a deep-seated frustration and anger among the officers caused by their low pay, working conditions, a disciplinary system that is viewed as biased and unfair, and their perception that management is unreceptive to their problems," Izen added.

LAPD Union Reaches Tentative Labor Agreement with City

July 3, 2014
Late Tuesday, the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Protective League approved a tentative contract proposal covering more than 9,900 LAPD officers. The next step of the process is for the League to take the tentative agreement to the membership for a ratification vote.

Baltimore Police May Get Raises, Fewer Officers

May 1, 2014
More pay and fewer police positions are being proposed in a new contract between Baltimore and its police union.

Miami Police Union Challenges Gun Ban

March 25, 2014
A day after Miami's police chief banned officers from carrying guns into City Hall, the police union fired back, challenging the rule as a violation of federal law and officers' rights.

Judge Rules Detroit Can Reduce Retiree Pensions

December 5, 2013
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled that pensions of city retirees can legally be cut in Detroit’s bankruptcy — a decision that came as a significant surprise to people observing the case.

NYPD Union Protests Internal Affairs Actions Toward Beaten Sgt.

November 21, 2013
The NYPD sergeants union wants the head of the department’s Internal Affairs Bureau fired because IAB investigators searched the car of an off-duty cop brutally beaten outside a Queens diner on Sunday, the New York Post reports.

Portland Police Agree to TASER Policy Changes

November 7, 2013
The police union waived its right to challenge proposed changes to the Police Bureau's use of force and Taser policies -- although it's unclear what final changes the city agreed to make.

The Detroit Blues

October 10, 2013

A force of 2,419 Detroit Police officers now provides law enforcement services to the shrinking city of just over 706,000 residents. Between 1990 and 2011, the city lost a third of its residents. Since 2003, the agency has lost a third of its officers. 

L.A. Police Union Supports On-Body Cameras

October 4, 2013
Video recordings will enhance cases by documenting crimes, as well as refuting frivolous claims of police misconduct or brutality. The best evidence against made-up tales of police abuse has been the complete, unedited video footage of an incident.

LAPD Rescinds Controversial Impound Policy

September 30, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has reversed his controversial vehicle impound policy following a judge's ruling validating the legal challenge brought by LAPD patrol officers.

Pittsburgh Officers Challenge Residency Requirement

September 24, 2013
An arbitration panel will determine the future of police residency in Pittsburgh, following a Monday hearing where two councilman argued that officers must live within city limits.

NYPD Unions Intervene to Stop Inspector

September 13, 2013
The unions representing NYPD officers have joined the fight to install an independent inspector to monitor the agency and revamp its stop-and-frisk policy.

Ohio Troopers Allowed Athletic Duty Boot

August 23, 2013
The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the union for troopers have settled a disagreement over shoes for the officers, who can now choose to wear a dressier short boot or a more athletic version with laces.

Judge: LAPD Impound Policy Violates State Constitution

August 12, 2013
A controversial LAPD impound policy allowing unlicensed drivers to retrieve their vehicles earlier than 30 days is illegal, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Monday.

Ohio Troopers File Grievance Over Boots

August 12, 2013
The Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers' union has filed a grievance with the agency to halt the adoption of a new chukka-style duty boot for patrol troopers that the union says creates an unsafe working condition.

Mo. Officers Lobby Chief for More Firepower

July 22, 2013
The St. Louis police union has told the chief their officers would like .40-caliber handguns to match the firepower of criminals they encounter in the streets to replace the 9mm duty pistols they've carried for a decade.
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