Problems Found In Kentucky’s Police Training And Pay Programs

FRANKFORT, KY – A special examination found several policy and financial problems with Kentucky’s criminal justice training program and an associated fund to provide training and incentive pay for officers. The exam of the state Department of Criminal Justice Training and the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund, both of which are housed at Eastern […]

New Orleans Fire Union, Administration At Odds Over Promotions And Pay

Firefighters union officials and top brass at the New Orleans Fire Department are at odds over some recent promotions and pay raises. The latest dust-up between union President Nick Felton and Fire Superintendent Tim McConnell came Monday during a meeting of the Civil Service Commission. At the meeting, Felton criticized the department over the way […]

Phoenix Allows City Workers More Political Speech

Phoenix’s workforce of municipal employees — and their local unions — will have a more powerful voice in future elections for mayor and City Council after city leaders voted Tuesday to loosen restrictions on workers’ political activity. The 9-0 vote was a rare moment of unity among the council’s liberal and conservative wings, with members […]