‘Brady Alert’ System Does Not Violate Officer’s Equal Protection Rights

Rehan Nazir was a police officer with the City of Torrance, California. In 2007, Nazir and another officer arrested a suspected narcotics dealer based on information provided by a confidential informant; the arrestee also matched the description of a suspect wanted in a convenience store robbery. Nazir prepared two probable cause declarations for the incident, […]

Phoenix Police Union Takes Legal Action Re: Uniforms

PHOENIX, AZ &#8211 The union that represents Phoenix police officers has filed a “charge” with the city’s Employment Relations Board over a change in the uniforms that officers are allowed to wear on duty. Shortly after he took over the job about six months ago, police chief Daniel Garcia declared that the informal uniform, consisting […]

Police Union Seeks More Help For Newtown Officers

HARTFORD, CT &#8211 Some of the police officers who responded to the school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven’t been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday. The union, Council 15 of the American Federation of […]