Sheriff Says Dept. Is Working To Protect Deputies From Ebola Exposure

DALLAS COUNTY, TX – Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez says she’s thankful after Dallas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Monnig tested negative for Ebola Thursday, and says she’s confident that the department is taking every precaution to protect her deputies from exposure. Valdez says her department knew early on about Monnig’s symptoms, and they were in […]

Police Union Calls For Elimination Of Traffic-Ticket Quota

TUCSON, AZ – The Tucson Police Officers Association on Thursday called for the department to eliminate the ticket quota for patrol officers. “We’re just philosophically opposed to any kind of quota,” said Jason Winsky, government affairs director for the union. “It’s a morale issue for us because the officer no long has discretion. It’s mandatory.” […]

Layoff Notices Issued To Senior Miami-Dade Police Employees

DORAL, FL – Layoff notices have been issued to senior Miami-Dade Police Department employees, despite Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez’s promises and public statements that no employees would be laid off in the fiscal year. More than 250 county employees from different departments received a notice informing them that their positions have been eliminated. A third […]