New Haven Police Contract Concerns Fire Union

NEW HAVEN, CT — Fire union officials said that arbitration looks like a better option after seeing some potential changes in the police union contract. “In my opinion, it’s the worst public safety contract negotiated in the state,” said James Kottage, fire union president. “It’s an evisceration of benefits.” The police union is scheduled to […]

Minn. Police Chief Investigated for Facebook Post

A northern Minnesota police chief is under investigation for comments he allegedly made through social media. The investigation stems from comments made from a Facebook account, claiming to be Pike Bay Police Chief Zeb Hemsworth. The comments were made February 1st in response to a woman expressing her support for abortion rights. The woman, named […]

Camden Police Officers Reject County Offer Of Terms For New Force

CAMDEN, NJ &#8211 Camden police on Thursday emphatically rejected what the county had said was its final offer of terms to consider hiring them onto a new county-run force that would replace the 141-year-old city department. The 142-62 vote, in a secret ballot, followed months of contention over the planned force. Officials vowed they would […]

Staffer Pay Raises Rescinded By Detroit Police And Fire Retirement Board

DETROIT, MI &#8211 The Detroit Police and Fire Retirement Board voted Thursday to rescind hefty pay raises approved last week for three top staffers. Last Thursday, board members voted to raise its investment analyst’s pay from $120,000 a year to $185,000. The pension system’s executive director saw her pay boosted from $85,600 to $120,000. The […]