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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.

NYPD Cops Fight Racial Profiling Bill

June 19, 2013
A new ad produced by the NYPD's Captains Endowment Association blasts a City Council bill on racial profiling. The association says the bill would blindfold them from doing their job.

Oakland Union: 'No Confidence' In Radio System

June 17, 2013
Several Oakland City Council members agreed to delay spending $3 million to upgrade the emergency communications system after the patrol union blasted the system.

Detroit Police Union: New Chief a 'Cop's Cop'

June 1, 2013
The Detroit Police Department's patrol union president welcomed the new chief as a "cop's cop" and told POLICE Magazine he's looking forward to working with him.

Police Union Defends N.Y. Officer In Rebello Shooting

May 22, 2013
The Nassau County (N.Y.) Police Department's patrol union defended the officer who accidentally killed a Hofstra University student during a home invasion robbery and said the suspect is responsible for her death.

Ariz. Police Union Partners with Auto Dealer

May 1, 2013
The Police Officers of Scottsdale Association (POSA) has partnered with a local Toyota dealer on its "Shop with a Cop" event benefiting needy children at Christmas.

Six Fired LAPD Cops Seek Reviews

February 27, 2013
Since the Los Angeles Police Department started investigating allegations by a former officer who left a trail of violence to avenge his firing, at least a half-dozen former officers have requested a reopening of their termination cases.

Video: Cleveland Police Union Defends 'Perfect Chase'

February 8, 2013
The head of a Cleveland police union is defending a recent police chase that involved 62 cars. Jeffrey Follmer appeared on WCPN Radio less than 24 hours after first calling the November 29 police pursuit "the perfect chase," during a news conference.
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