L.A. County Deputies See First Pay Hikes In Five Years

With Los Angeles County government’s revenue on the mend, the Board of Supervisors approved the first pay hike in five years for sheriff’s deputies and probation officers. The agreements, which the board passed unanimously and without discussion, will provide a 6% raise in three increments of 2% between this month and January 2015 for more […]

Officer Who Released Tsarnaev Images Placed On Restricted Desk Duty

The Massachusetts State Police photographer who leaked pictures of the Boston Marathon bomber manhunt has been placed on restricted desk duty after a closed-door hearing Tuesday. Sgt. Sean Murphy released the images in response to a Rolling Stone magazine cover photo of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, that he felt glorified the suspect. […]

Court Deals Blow To D.C. Police’s All Hands On Deck Initiative

WASHINGTON, DC &#8211 A D.C. Superior Court judge has upheld an administrative board’s ruling that puts the Metropolitan Police Department on the hook for millions of dollars in back pay and raises questions about the continued use of Chief Cathy L. Lanier’s signature crime-fighting initiative. The department and the Fraternal Order of Police have sparred […]