Fort Myers City Council Rejects Proposal To Rehire Laid Off Firefighters

FORT MYERS, FL – The fight to put more firefighters back on the streets of Fort Myers was stopped dead in its tracks Monday. The city laid off 21 firefighters in May after the government grant that paid their salaries ran out, something that Fort Myers resident Erika McDermott says makes her feel less safe. […]

Baltimore Police Union Asks For Emails, Texts To Investigate Officer Injuries After Riots

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore police union called Wednesday on the Police Department to release internal communications so it could investigate whether commanders deployed officers unsafely during the riots that rocked the city in April. Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said he would share that information with the union, but added that his commanders’ […]

Firefighter’s Union Concerned About Suicides

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The local firefighter’s union president is concerned about an alarming trend in his ranks. Three of his members have committed suicide since December. International Association of Firefighters Local 22 president Joe Schulle said the latest are only the most recent. “There have been seven suicides over the last four years,” he said. […]