Kansas City Officer Faces Review For Michael Brown Facebook Posts

KANSAS CITY, MO &#8211 A Kansas City Police Department officer vented on Facebook about the Michael Brown shooting, and now he faces an internal review. Officer Marc Catron’s postings have produced outrage on social media, particularly because he made strong comments about Michael Brown. He shared a picture that he and others have claimed is […]

Police Chief Resigns Over Facebook Post

CHICKASHA, OK &#8211 Chickasha Police Chief Eddie Adamson resigned Wednesday after coming under fire for sharing a Facebook post that included a racial slur, a city official said. Adamson recently shared a video clip on Facebook from the movie “Role Models,” City Manager Stewart Fairburn said. The clip included a caption that showed a variation […]

Private Prison Company Pays $8 Million In Back Wages

LOS ANGELES &#8211 The nation’s largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California City, officials with the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday. The payments came after an investigation found that […]

Detroit, Police Union Agree On New Contract; Members Must Vote

Detroit &#8211 Detroit police officers will get a 15.5 percent wage increase over the next five years if they ratify a tentative contract the Detroit Police Officers Association has reached with the city. The tentative deal, reached late Wednesday, also will give $6 million in bonuses to all the city’s unionized public safety employees, both […]