As Rank And File Revolt, Hartford Police Chief Search A Flop

Hartford — The long-term leadership of the town’s police department remains in flux after another fruitless search for a police chief came to a close. Meanwhile, the department’s employees formally indicated that they didn’t support the public safety director who oversaw the department for more than a year. Town officials say the public safety director […]

IAFF Urges Affiliates To Conduct Ebola Stand-Downs

Saying it is “highly likely that more individuals infected with Ebola will seek assistance from emergency response personnel as the disease spreads,” the International Association of Fire Fighters, an AFL-CIO union that represents more than 300,000 full-time firefighters and paramedics in the United States and Canada, has posted a statement urging all of its affiliates […]

New Orleans Mayor Wants Police Pay Raises; Union Reacts Negatively

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday unveiled his $536.9 million 2015 budget proposal for operating city government. “This is not just funny money, it’s real money,” said Landrieu. The city is experiencing substantial growth in sales tax revenues. Though not flush with cash, Landrieu said there is enough money to boost the […]