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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.

Cleveland Police Union Calls for Chief To Resign

February 6, 2013
The Cleveland patrolman's union called for the resignation of Chief Mark McGrath over the administration's response to a November pursuit shooting, union leaders said at a Wednesday press conference.

Camden County Police Vote Postponed

January 25, 2013
Camden (N.J.) Police officers opted to put off a vote on terms offered for jobs on a new Camden County-run force, according to two officers who attended a closed-door union meeting Thursday evening.

Camden Begins Dissolving Force for County Police

January 4, 2013
Local officials can now begin dismantling the Camden (N.J.) Police Department and setting up a new county police agency they say will better serve one of the nation's most crime-ridden cities.

Unlicensed Drivers: A Public Safety Menace

January 2, 2013
The LAPPL welcomes a new study by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, which found suspended or revoked and unlicensed drivers are much more reckless on the road than validly licensed drivers.

National Law Enforcement Museum Draws 50th Major Law Enforcement Donor

November 29, 2012
The Riverside Sheriffs' Association has become the 50th law enforcement association to donate $100,000 or more to the National Law Enforcement Museum.

Ex-L.A. Mayor To Debate Police Union on 401(k) Plan

November 15, 2012
Multimillionaire businessman and former Los Angeles mayor Richard Riordan agreed Wednesday to three debates with the police union on his pension revamp initiative that would create a 401(k)-style retirement plan for newly hired officers.

Maryland Police Lose Bargaining Rights

November 7, 2012
Voters in Montgomery County, Md., stripped the Fraternal Order of Police's Lodge 35 of some of its bargaining rights by approving the Question B measure.

Ballot Measures 2012: Death Penalty, Legal Marijuana, Bargaining Rights

November 6, 2012
Today, voters in three states will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana and in California will consider reshaping sentencing for violent offenders.

Philly Union Holds Fund-raiser for Fired Cop

October 12, 2012
The Fraternal Order of Police will fete the 19-year veteran dismissed for punching a woman at the Puerto Rican Day Parade with a $30-per-person benefit Oct. 28.

Caring for 9/11 Responders

October 10, 2012

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced its recommendation on Sept. 9 that 50 forms of cancer coverage be included under the James Zadroga Act.

Police Union Warns Visitors About 'War-Like' Detroit

October 8, 2012
As the Detroit Tigers got ready to host the Oakland Athletics for playoff baseball, the city's police union warned visitors about the city's "war like" atmosphere, high crime rate, and low police morale.

Phoenix Officers Protest Order to Wear Polyester Uniforms

September 24, 2012
Phoenix Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia has ordered that beginning Oct. 1, the department's 2,500 patrol officers must wear only their polyester-blend uniforms with dark-blue button-down shirts and dress-style pants. The black, cotton-blend polo shirt and tactical pants that patrol officers have had the option of wearing for the past 15 years will no longer be allowed.

Video: 6 Mich. Cops Cleared In Fatal Shooting

September 13, 2012
The president of the union representing the six Saginaw (Mich.) Police officers who shot Milton Hall expressed his pleasure this evening with Saginaw County Prosecutor Michael D. Thomas' decision to not criminally charge the officers.

Jury Awards Minn. Cop $184K In Discrimination Suit

September 11, 2012
Officer Sean Coffey had lobbied for members of the police officers union to issue a vote of no confidence against Chief Bill Sullivan. The suit alleged that Sullivan retaliated by placing Coffey on paid administrative leave and later recommending to the City Council that it fire him.

Police Assn.: Calif. Governor's Pension Plan Is 'Wrong'

August 29, 2012
A California association representing the state's officers said Gov. Jerry Brown's "wrong" pension reform plan announced Tuesday would impose "draconion cuts" on middle-class families.

Camden Police Union Fights Dismantling of Agency

August 13, 2012
The president of the union representing Camden (N.J.) Police officers promised to fight a plan to layoff the entire force and form a county police agency, calling the initiative "ill-conceived."
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