Mayor Backs Police Department Facebook Post In Murder Case

FREEPORT, IL – Freeport Mayor Jim Gitz backs the city’s police department after a strongly-worded message directed at a murder suspect is posted on the department’s Facebook page. This all started Friday, November 14th when a member of the Freeport Police Department took to Facebook, writing a lengthy message directed at murder suspect Damon Dixson. […]

OSHA Fines Connecticut City For Asbestos At Police HQ

STAMFORD, CT – After multiple visits to investigate the asbestos threat and water contamination at the city’s police headquarters, OSHA has fined the city for failing to protect workers from asbestos or screen them for exposure to it. The order requires Stamford to clean up asbestos waste and debris exposed in the building by March […]

Unions Urge Ouster Of Phoenix Police Chief

PHOENIX, AZ – Phoenix police unions on Monday jointly called for a vote of “no confidence” for Phoenix Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia, a rarely used device to signal unrest among officers and to urge the ouster of the department’s leader. The vote was spurred by the suicide of former Officer Craig Tiger, who was […]

Chief Commits ULP In Closed-Door Meeting With Union President

GARFIELD, NJ – Garfield’s police chief should not have kicked a member of the police union out of the room and threatened to fire him during a closed-door meeting, an appeals court affirmed on Monday. The ruling stems from a 2011 incident where union members, Officer Pedro Gongora and Detective Everett Garnto Jr. sat down […]

Former Cleveland Police Union President Retakes Job

CLEVELAND, OH – Former police union head Steve Loomis will have his old job back. Officers on Saturday elected the notoriously outspoken Loomis over Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association President Jeffrey Follmer, who narrowly took the presidency from Loomis in 2011. With about 850 officers casting ballots, Loomis garnered nearly 500 votes, Follmer said Monday. “It’s […]

Pennsylvania State Trooper Wins $2 Million In Racial Bias Suit

You could say that Sergeant David Holt is two-for-two. The Pennsylvania State Trooper just won nearly $2 million in the second of two racial discrimination lawsuits against his superiors, according to NBC10 in Philly. Holt told the station that his ordeal began when he tried to get transferred to the King of Prussia barracks: “I […]