County Fire Department Audit Finds Cheating In Hiring, Promotions

The Los Angeles County Fire Department found itself Monday engulfed in a growing scandal after auditors uncovered evidence that the type of cheating that undermined the agency’s hiring process extended to promotional exams and other testing requirements, including for skills in emergency medical treatment. The review by the county Auditor-Controller Department audit was launched in […]

Rochester Police Union Moves To Block Reorganization

ROCHESTER, NY – Rochester’s police union has formally accused city officials of negotiating in bad faith over plans to reorganize how officers patrol the city. The Locust Club made this claim and others in an improper labor practice charge filed Monday with the state Public Employment Relations Board. The union also asked the state board […]

Memphis Police Union President Announces Mayoral Candidacy

MEMPHIS, TN – The roster of declared candidates for Mayor of Memphis continues to swell, with the latest entry in the race being that of Mike Williams, president of the Memphis Police Association and a persistent critic of incumbent Mayor A C Wharton’s strategies for attracting industry and his austerity-oriented policy changes toward city employees’ […]

Maryland Corrections Official Fired For Facebook Joke About Prison Guards

A high-ranking Maryland corrections official was fired Thursday for making “inappropriate comments” on Facebook about prison security guards, according to a Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services spokesman. Michael A. Allred was hired a few weeks ago to oversee the compilation of statistics and serve as the department’s liaison to the law enforcement community, […]