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NYPD Officers Can Sue to Keep Disciplinary Records Secret

June 20, 2018
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association lawsuit maintains that releasing the files violates Section 50-a of the 1976 state civil rights law—which bars releasing disciplinary files.

Chicago FOP Protests Suspension of Officer Over Justified Shooting

May 24, 2018
Protesters are upset over the status of Officer Robert Rialmo, who was suspended and faces unpaid status over the shooting of Quintonio Legrier and Bettie Jones. Rialmo's case is now before the Police Board.

Video: Chicago FOP Protests Suspension of Officer Over Justified Shooting

May 24, 2018
Protesters are upset over the status of Officer Robert Rialmo, who was suspended and faces unpaid status over the shooting of Quintonio Legrier and Bettie Jones. Rialmo's case is now before the Police Board.

California DA Says Cop Killers Shouldn't Get Death Penalty Because Officers Know Risks

April 30, 2018
The comments by attorney Lawrence Strauss — one of three candidates in the June DA election — were promptly slammed by local police union presidents, one of whom said Strauss’ name shouldn’t be on the ballot.

Killer of 2 NYPD Officers Released from Prison

April 30, 2018
State prison officials say they’re abiding by an appellate judge’s decision Wednesday that denied a police union’s request for a temporary restraining order to keep 70-year-old Herman Bell behind bars.

Deputies' Union Votes No Confidence in Broward County Sheriff

April 27, 2018
“He fails to listen to the people, he fails to listen to the leadership,” said Jeff Bell, president of the Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association. “Amazing leadership starts from the top, and there is no amazing leadership here. We are a ship out at sea with no power — adrift.”

New Arizona Law Provides Officers with PTSD Treatment

April 25, 2018
HB 2502 was drafted in response to the suicide of Phoenix Officer Craig Tiger and titled the “The Officer Craig Tiger Act.” In 2012 Tiger shot and killed a subject who was assaulting him and his partner as well as other citizens in a north Phoenix park with a club. He attempted suicide exactly one year to the date of the shooting. He later committed suicide in 2014. It is believed his death was the result of undiagnosed and untreated PTSD.

Broward County Deputies Hold "No Confidence" Vote on Sheriff Israel

April 23, 2018
Bell said Israel has refused to take responsibility for the disastrous performance at the school, where several deputies stayed outside or took cover behind cars, unsure of where the gunfire was coming from. “The sheriff still blames one person,” Bell said, referring to former school resource officer Scot Peterson. “As an agency we’ve not taken any responsibility for this.”

NY Parole Board That Released Cop Killer Broke Law, Police Union Charges

April 2, 2018
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association is trying to use this alleged misstep to demand a new hearing for Bell, who is expected to be released from prison this month.

San Francisco PD Fires Rookie Officer Over Fatal Shooting

March 13, 2018
“Chris was fired for doing what he was trained to do by the SFPD Academy, and for what happened on his fourth day on the job under extremely stressful and difficult circumstances,” union chief Marty Halloran wrote in a statement. “This was a needless action as any taken by someone wearing the uniform of our chief.”

Video: Deputies' Union Demands Broward Sheriff Release Parkland School Shooting Records

March 8, 2018
"It's the deputies that are out on the street taking the beating," said Deputy Jeff Bell, who serves as the president of the IUPA union, which represents the rank and file at BSO. "It's the individual deputy that is getting the comments of being called a coward and, 'Oh, you're working for the Coward County Sheriff's Office.' Those are confirmed reports."

Deputies' Union Demands Broward Sheriff Release Parkland School Shooting Records

March 8, 2018
"It's the deputies that are out on the street taking the beating," said Deputy Jeff Bell, who serves as the president of the IUPA union, which represents the rank and filed at BSO. "It's the individual deputy that is getting the comments of being called a coward and, 'Oh, you're working for the Coward County Sheriff's Office.' Those are confirmed reports." More Here.

San Francisco Police Chief and Mayor Clash Over Ballot Initiative on TASERs

March 2, 2018
The mayor has long been a reliable ally of the powerful San Francisco Police Officers Association, the union that sponsored the ballot initiative.

Baltimore Officers May Now be Personally Liable for Some Lawsuit Damages

February 7, 2018
The Baltimore police union said that forcing officers to pay up personally was a change in policy by the city. But City Solicitor Andre Davis said Wednesday the policy has not changed and officers have potentially been on the hook for decades in such cases.

Baltimore Police Union Calls for Better Training for Recruits

February 6, 2018
The president of the local police union in Baltimore on Monday thanked a police academy legal instructor for voicing concerns about the preparedness of new recruits who received guns and badges over the weekend, saying the "training deficiencies that he exposed are real and should, by no means, be allowed to continue."

Video: CA Police Union Slams Vehicle Shooting Policy After Officer Run Over

February 5, 2018
The police officers union said the attack shows how the department's policy prohibiting officers from firing at moving vehicles puts its "officers' lives in danger."

Police Union Slams Detroit for Not Covering Cost of Slain Officers' Funerals

January 30, 2018
It was despicable," said Mark Diaz, president of the Detroit Police Officers Association, about the moment he says he found out that the City of Detroit does not pay for the funerals. "It was a shot to the stomach."

NYPD Union Sues Mayor Over Release of Body Camera Footage

January 9, 2018
"The basis of this suit is simple: we're suing to prevent the Mayor and the NYPD from arbitrarily and illegally releasing body camera footage,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said of the Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit.

8 Cleveland Police Cadets Hurt During Training at Ohio Patrol Academy

January 8, 2018
Six of the cadets were injured during a training exercise in which recruits fight off a training officer who attacks them.

L.A. Airport Police Union President Responds to L.A. Times Editorial

December 27, 2017
LAAPOA President Marshall McClain penned a letter to the editor responding to a recent Los Angeles Times editorial that "erroneously blamed police unions for the state's inability to deal with 'problem' officers."
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