Former Camden Firefighter Seen In MMA Video Accused Of Fraud

CAMDEN, NJ – A former Camden firefighter has been convicted of ripping off taxpayers in a disability fraud. 41-year-old Shane Streater collected more than $82,000 in benefits after claiming to have been disabled by back and neck injuries suffered while on duty. But an investigation revealed Streater was working as a martial arts instructor and […]

Chief’s Restriction On Chewing Tobacco Hard To Swallow For Wilkes-Barre Police Union

WILKES-BARRE — The new police chief’s restriction on the use of chewing tobacco has been hard to swallow for the union representing city police officers. The Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association filed an unfair labor practice complaint with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board in Harrisburg in February, challenging the move by chief Marcella Lendacky to limit […]

St. Paul’s Fire District Says Low Pay Is Impacting Safety

SOUTH CAROLINA – Firefighters in St. Paul’s Fire District say they don’t make enough money, and the community is suffering because of it. Firefighters say they aren’t in it for the money, but as St. Paul’s Fire District administrator and former firefighter, Kiva Sanders, explains, “I’m from Hollywood, a lot of the guys that work […]

Pay Increases Proposed To Keep San Diego Police Officers

Councilman David Alvarez proposed further pay increases and better training for San Diego’s police officers, among 30 recommendations for resolving a stubborn retention problem. According to Alvarez, who represents Barrio Logan and San Diego’s South Bay neighborhoods, the city has spent or committed $140 million over four years, only to see more officers leave the […]