Deputy Gets 30-Day Unpaid Suspension For Facebook Post

WARREN – A hearing officer has issued a 30-working-day unpaid suspension to a Trumbull County Sheriff’s deputy who purportedly wrote a Facebook post commenting on the man who died in police custody in Baltimore. Maj. Tom Stewart of the sheriff’s office served as hearing officer for an appeal by Deputy Michael Geer of a finding […]

Feds Probing Union For NYC Correctional Officers

NEW YORK – Federal investigators are looking into the financial records and other documents of the powerful union representing New York City’s 9,000 jail guards, the union’s president and its law firm confirmed Wednesday to The Associated Press. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office appears to be focusing in part on claims in a union […]

Cincinnati Police Union At Odds With Chief On More Civilians

CINCINNATI, OH – Cincinnati’s police chief and the head of the police union are at odds about allowing civilians to process crime scenes. The city manager’s proposed budget calls for gradually hiring ten civilians to be criminalists. The police officers currently doing that work would be shifted to other roles. The Fraternal Order of Police […]