The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads like the county sheriff, the power to discipline or terminate employees who do not comply with the county’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
April 6, 2022
In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 301 COVID-19-related deaths, the number of fatalities is 338, an increase of 63% over 2020’s line-of-duty fatalities in this category.
January 12, 2022
Officer Frank Sangineto had the successful surgery last week with his family calling it a "blessing."
January 10, 2022
“Los Angeles is safe,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said. “The efforts of our contingency planning to ensure that we have sufficient staffing so that our patrol units are available to handle not just emergency calls, but urgent and routine calls, is present.”
January 6, 2022
The percentage out sick Tuesday is double the total from the same day last week.
December 29, 2021
Employees who are not yet vaccinated receive notices that they must sign, saying they will agree to either get vaccinated or file an exemption request, and submit to mandated testing in the meantime
November 23, 2021
Jim Murray is one of roughly 40 officers who have been stripped of their police powers and put in no-pay status for refusing to report their vaccination status.
November 5, 2021
The player carried the flag for Officer Julio Herrera who died in early October.
October 21, 2021
In all, 103 sworn and civilian SPD employees submitted requests for either a medical or religious exemption and six others have “entered the separation process,” according to the police department. All six of those facing separation for noncompliance are sworn officers.
October 21, 2021
Most of the officers were assigned to CPD headquarters in Bronzeville, according to John Catanzara, president of the Fraternal Order of Police, the union that represents rank-and-file officers.
October 19, 2021
There are an additional 111 officers awaiting results of exemption requests. Those 111 are not counted in the 292 figure – meaning if their accommodations are denied, the actual number of unvaccinated officers could be as high as 403.
October 11, 2021
About 20% of State Police employees are not vaccinated, the union’s attorney said.
September 27, 2021
According to the City of Raleigh’s website, the policy will remain in place until Wake County’s COVID positivity rate drops below 5 percent and the virus no longer has substantial community spread.
September 15, 2021
The city attorney’s office advised city staff on Tuesday that the order requiring Portland’s police force to be vaccinated was now legally dubious due to new guidance from the Oregon Health Authority.
September 8, 2021
Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police is opposing the mandate and may seek legal relief.
August 25, 2021