Connecticut State trooper fired in food stamp case

A state police trooper has been fired following an internal affairs investigation into how he received emergency food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene, a state police source said. Trooper Noel Jimenez, a 13-year veteran, was terminated last month following a wide-ranging state investigation that has led to 27 firings, 10 retirements, and 5 resignations […]

City wins grievance, won’t have to pay $399K

DAVENPORT, IA &#8211 The city of Davenport won’t have to pay $399,536.80 in back pay to 25 police sergeants who claimed a demoted captain was paid at his same salary until his retirement last October, triggering a union grievance. Arbitrator James Cox, in his decision dated March 29, ruled that demoted Capt. Kevin Murphy wasn’t […]

County Loses Arbitration Ruling to Police Union

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD &#8211 An effort to move Baltimore County Police Department lieutenants out of the union that represents active and retired police officers has been struck down by an independent arbitrator. The ruling, handed down late Friday night by arbitrator Ira Jaffe, rolls over the current contract between the county and officers represented by […]