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Chicago Police Union Seeks Restraining Order on Vaccine Mandate Dismissals

A court hearing over the union's request for a temporary restraining order was delayed Wednesday, but that did little to ease tensions over the city's attempt to get all police officers vaccinated.

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Chicago On Pace to Lose 1,000 Officers to Retirement, Resignations

According to city data, there was a total of 12,258 sworn personnel as of June 2021, down from 13,218 two years ago.

19 Chicago Officer Stripped of Police Powers Over Vaccine Mandate

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.

Chicago Police Union Tells Members to Defy Vaccine Mandate

FOP head John Catanzara said that “it’s safe to say the city of Chicago will have a police force at 50 percent or less” over the weekend.

FBI Raids NYPD Sergeants' Union, Home of President

Investigators from the FBI descended on the office as part of an investigation into the union, which is headed union president Ed Mullins.

Miami Police Union Holding Vote on Chief Acevedo

FOP President Sgt. Tommy Reyes said, “People demoted for no reason, a captain was rolled back to lieutenant for no reason at all and discipline has been handed it out like he was giving out Halloween candy.”

To Vax or Not to Vax: Which is the Lesser of Two Evils?

It's sensible to say that there is inherent risk in taking the vaccine, and there is inherent risk in not taking it. The question becomes, "Which is the lesser of two evils?"

Miami Chief Acevedo Under Fire from City Council

City commissioners have called a meeting for September 27 to question Chief Art Acevedo about his performance and potentially debate his future status on the job.

Philadelphia Police Get Raises in New Contract

Officers will get one-time bonuses of $1,500 in addition to raises of 2.75% this year and raises of 3.5% in 2022 and 2023. The contract is backdated to July 1, when the previous contract expired, and it ends on June 30, 2024.

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CA Chief Faces No Confidence Vote from Officers

Santa Ana Police Officers Association President Gerry Serrano says the union is moving forward with a vote of no confidence in Santa Ana Police Chief David Valentin, though the date of the vote hasn’t been made clear.

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