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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.

California's Prison Realignment Plan Off To a Terrible Start

January 10, 2012
State leaders might have seen an ideal budget fix in their new law allowing felons with prison terms of six years or less to be housed in local jails and then supervised by local law enforcement agencies, but the past few days have already given us two examples of just how terribly bad this idea will turn out.

Goldwater Institute Sues Phoenix Over Police Union Work

December 8, 2011
The Goldwater Institute is suing Phoenix and its biggest police union on behalf of two residents in an attempt to bar some Phoenix police officers from collecting a city salary for time spent doing work for the union, according to records filed Wednesday at Maricopa County Superior Court.

Ariz. Highway Patrol Leader Removed After No-Confidence Vote

November 3, 2011
The leader of the Arizona Highway Patrol has been demoted, following a survey of the rank-and-file that returned widespread disapproval of Lt. Col. Jack Hegarty.

Oakland Police 'Confused' by Mayor's Stance on Occupy Protest

November 2, 2011
Oakland's police union has asked Mayor Jean Quan for more clarity about how officers should handle today's Occupy protest, after the mayor voiced support for the protesters and gave other city workers the day off to participate in the event.

Miami Chief Says Speeding Officer 'Will Pay'

November 1, 2011
In an interview with Local 10 on Monday, Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa said, "He was endangering everybody around him, and he, like my predecessor used to say, he did a knuckle-headed move, and he will pay for it."

16 NYPD Cops Charged In Ticket-Fixing Probe

October 28, 2011
Sixteen New York City police officers were charged today in nearly two dozen indictments with roughly 1,600 criminal counts, including hundreds of instances in which 10 of the officers allegedly fixed traffic tickets.
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