Judge Sides With Police Union On Residency

LYNN, MA &#8211 Essex Superior Court Judge Richard E. Welch has ordered that the residency requirement for Lynn Police Officers be a subject of collective bargaining and upheld an earlier court decision that the issue should be decided by the Joint Labor Management Committee Arbitration. JLM is panel comprised of management and union representatives whose […]

Florida Firefighter Under Investigation For Facebook Page Goes On Tv To Defend Himself

HIALEAH, FL &#8211 A firefighter who sparked controversy with posts on his Facebook page is now under investigation and speaking out. Ten-year veteran Hialeah firefighter Eric Johnson is under investigation by his department for postings on his personal Facebook page. The postings have sparked controversy and have some people questioning if Johnson is a racist. […]

Omaha Police Union Files Defamation Suit Against Local Activist

OMAHA, NE &#8211 The Omaha police union has filed a defamation lawsuit against a local activist for accusing a police officer of killing a gang member. Not only was Officer Ryan Sedlacek not present or on duty when Jimmy Levering was shot to death in 2011, the lawsuit says, but the bullet that killed Levering […]

D.C. Police Chief Gets New 5-Year Contract; Fop Refers To ‘Grim Day’

WASHINGTON, D.C., &#8211 D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will retain Cathy L. Lanier as police chief under a new five-year contract, citing “a growing sense among District residents” that the nation’s capital has become a safer city since Lanier took charge of the 3,800-member force. Although a veteran police officer, Lanier had no experience heading […]