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California Police Union Offers Concessions to City

December 4, 2010
Members of the CPOA agreed to set up a two-tiered retirement system for new hires, forgo furlough hours the city currently owes officers, give back accrued sick and vacation time for each officer, enact early retirements, and waive the right for officers to receive monetary compensation for extra time accrued.

'Dangerous' N.J. City Could Lose Half of Force

December 3, 2010
To close a $26.5-million budget gap, city officials in Camden, N.J., have announced plans to lay off half of the city's unionized workers, including police officers.

Jersey City Mayor Announces Layoffs of 82 Officers

December 2, 2010
The Jersey City PD would also demote two captains, four lieutenants, and six sergeants, after unsuccessful negotiations between the administration and the Police Officers Benevolent Association.

Portland Chief, Mayor Agree to Fire Officer

November 16, 2010
The Portland Police Association posted a statement on the union Website, stating that Adams and Reese "have ignored the truth and the facts regarding the Aaron Campbell incident."

Judge Blocks Phoenix Chief From Firing Officer Accused of Murder

November 10, 2010
Officer Richard Chrisman, 36, filed the injunction after his superiors summoned him to a meeting to defend himself against termination.

Illinois Department Cuts 7 Positions, After Arbitrator's Ruling

November 9, 2010
Six officers will be laid off and one position will be frozen, following the ruling, which gave officers retroactive raises of 3 percent to 3.3 percent back to 2009.

GM's OnStar Facebook 'Like' Campaign Raises Funds for FOP

November 5, 2010
OnStar's Brave On Facebook "Like" campaign honors the heroism and charitable practices of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP). With a target goal of a $250,000 donation, OnStar will help FOP's foundation provide services to the families of fallen officers during the holidays.

California Police Union Wants 'Bad Apple' Lieutenant Investigated

October 29, 2010
During a press conference, members of the Bell Police Officers Association showed a picture of Lt. Ty Henshaw's face superimposed onto a rotten apple. They also showed an e-mail Rizzo sent to city administrators asking them to boost Henshaw's monthly salary to $10,500.

Baltimore FOP Lodge Pledges Donation to National LE Museum

October 28, 2010
Baltimore City's Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #3, is the newest major donor to the National Law Enforcement Museum, pledging $100,000 to the project.

California Candidate's Aide Slurs Challenger For Protecting LE Pensions

October 8, 2010
The comment came during a call which Brown placed to the Los Angeles Police Protective League's Scott Rote asking for the union's endorsement. In the recording Brown also asks Rote about the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association, which on Thursday announced its endorsement of Whitman.

GPS in Police Vehicles: Officer Safety or Big Brother Watching?

October 8, 2010
Some agencies and unions have agreed that GPS results will not be used against officers unless a complaint has been made, but other agencies have purchased computer software that will monitor an officer's speed and print out a report. Alerts can also send out if the vehicle's speed exceeds a predetermined maximum.

Accountability Works Both Ways

September 23, 2010
I give big kudos to the Los Angeles Police Protective League for speaking out loudly and candidly against the repellent politico Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles).

Chicago Officers 'Cannot Wait' For Top Cop's Departure

September 10, 2010
Chicago police officers are counting down the days until Superintendent Jody Weis leaves his post as the department's top cop.

Oakland Parcel Tax Would Halt Officer Layoffs

August 28, 2010
The measure would impose a $360-a-year parcel tax. If passed, the City Council has promised to lay off no officers for three years. Members of Oakland's police union have also agreed to pay more toward pensions.

City of Boston Will Pay Officers $16.5 Million To Settle Labor Suit

August 24, 2010
According to the report, the award covers a nine-year period ending in 2003 in which members of the now-defunct Boston Municipal Police Department were assigned to properties owned by the Boston Housing Authority. The state Division of Labor ruled that work there legally belonged to the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association.

N.J. Police Union Warns Atlantic City Tourists

August 19, 2010
One billboard reads, "In AC, everyone wants to get lucky. With 73 less police officers, even the bad guys feel lucky. Save Atlantic City, save Atlantic City police officers."

Denver Officers' Association Calls FBI Probe Political

August 18, 2010
The association's vice president Vince Gavito said the move is "political grandstanding" and the officers involved in the incident have received appropriate discipline.

Oakland Police Union, City Agree on New Pension Deal

August 10, 2010
Oakland's police union said Monday that its members agreed to pay more into their pensions and accepted a later retirement for new hires, concessions that depend on voters passing a four-year, $360-a-year parcel tax in November.

CHP Agrees to Pension Reduction for New Hires

June 17, 2010
The union representing California Highway Patrol officers has agreed to reduced pension benefits for new hires, under a plan that will help reduce the state's budgetary deficit.

Chicago's Top Cop On the Hot Seat?

April 18, 2010
Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis is facing an uncertain summer as recent crime spikes and questions about his leadership have cost him the support of many rank-and-file officers.
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