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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."

NYC Won't Defend Sued Officer

August 3, 2012
New York City has distanced itself from a high-ranking police official accused of firing pepper spray at Occupy Wall Street protesters, taking the unusual step of declining to defend him in a civil lawsuit over the incident.

Pa. City Reverses Minimum Wage Pay for Police

August 1, 2012
Scranton, Pa., and its police, fire and public works unions have reached a settlement over Mayor Chris Doherty's decision to cut city employees' pay to minimum wage for one pay period earlier this month.

Police Links: Taking Care of Your Own

July 31, 2012
After The Fourth of July's combination of overflowing patriotism and excitement from numerous morons setting off illegal fireworks, the rest of the month can be a bit of a let-down, but here are some things you might want to read that appeared online this month.

Ohio City To Install GPS Trackers on Cruisers

July 12, 2012
The Columbus, Ohio, City Council approved funding to equip its city fleet with GPS trackers that, if installed on police cruisers, would monitor officers for speeding, traveling to unauthorized locations, and idling.

Pa. Mayor Cuts Police Pay To Minimum Wage

July 10, 2012
The police and fire unions in Scranton, Pa., promised a federal lawsuit challenging the mayor's decision to pay them the federal minimum wage as a budget-balancing tactic.

CHP Agrees To Furloughs

June 11, 2012
The California Highway Patrol officers union and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration have reached a furlough agreement to cut pay 5 percent for a year.

Conn. Trooper Union's 'No-Confidence' Vote Moves Forward

May 24, 2012
The union representing road troopers with the Connecticut State Police will conduct a "no-confidence" vote of the agency's leaders among its members. There has never been such a vote in the agency's 109-year history.

Las Vegas Police Union Threatens Lawsuit Over Body Cameras

May 14, 2012
The union representing Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers has threatened to sue to stop the agency from requiring officers to use on-body video cameras.

Calif. AG: LAPD Impound Policy Is Legal

May 4, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department's new impound policy that allows unlicensed drivers to retrieve their vehicles in less than 30 days is legal, California's attorney general said Thursday.

Dallas Police Halt Routine Dash-Cam Reviews

April 24, 2012
The Dallas Police Department has shelved routine dash-cam reviews that mostly caught officers speeding, a move applauded by at least one police union.

Calif. Police Union Sues City Over Pensions

March 20, 2012
Attorneys for the San Jose Police Officers' Association on Monday elaborated on two lawsuits they filed against the city of San Jose, including one that seeks to force the city back to the bargaining table and another that alleges the city violated the union's contract by trying to change retirement benefits through an election rather than arbitration.
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