Denver Police Union Warns Members Not To Talk To Media

The Denver Police Protective Association, which represents most of Denver’s nearly 1,500 police officers, has issued an advisory to its members to not leak information to reporters. “Once the media makes it a story, the facts can be twisted, inaccurate, incomplete, misquoted and the public has a misperception of the issue, the situation, and basically […]

Confusion Reigns In Anchorage Over Fate Of Controversial Labor Law

ANCHORAGE, AK &#8211 The Anchorage Assembly voted twice Tuesday night for measures involving the repeal of the city’s controversial labor ordinance, but were met with a pair of instant, prepared veto messages distributed by Mayor Dan Sullivan, who had pushed for passage of the law last spring. Sullivan vetoed without legal challenge a measure that […]

Judge Rules That Old Police Internal Affairs Files Should Be Public

SPRINGFIELD, IL &#8211 Old Springfield police internal affairs files that should have been destroyed under a union contract are nevertheless public documents and should be released under the state’s Freedom of Information Act, Circuit Judge John Schmidt ruled Monday. Schmidt lifted a temporary restraining order that had kept the files from being disclosed, and rejected […]