FOP Challenges DC Police Chief’s Role In Bargaining

WASHINGTON, DC &#8211 D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier’s involvement in compensation decisions for the 3,500 officers of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) violates D.C. law and a 2005 mayor’s order that reserved such authority for the mayor and his labor relations director, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by the Fraternal Order of Police […]

Judge Blocks Vote On Future Of Camden Police

CAMDEN, NJ &#8211 A Superior Court judge Monday temporarily blocked a planned Camden City Council vote that ultimately could put in the hands of voters a decision on whether to dismantle the city’s police department in favor of a county force. Judge Faustino J. Fernandez-Vina decided to hear arguments June 11 on a complaint filed […]