Thinner Blue Line: Alabama Police Say It’s Getting Harder To Recruit

Police chiefs in some of Alabama’s biggest cities say they are having a harder time recruiting and they are concerned that if trends continue they could have trouble putting enough officers on the street. Racially charged incidents such as the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., had been a source of […]

Anaheim’s Police Chief, Deputy Facing Fraud Investigation

ANAHEIM, CA – Fraud and public theft of funds – those are the allegations against Anaheim’s two top ranking police officers, outlined in a confidential memo obtained exclusively by Eyewitness News. The memo is from an Anaheim police captain addressed to the city manager, city attorney and human resources director. The captain cites specific discrepancies […]

Sex Fiasco Puts Pro-Trump Police Group In A Bind

ATLANTA — A national police organization’s endorsement of Donald Trump has exposed a divide within the ranks of law enforcement: Can they support someone who calls himself the law-and-order candidate but was caught on tape bragging about sexually predatory behavior toward women? And what about Trump antagonizing the very minority communities that police agencies need […]

Court Orders San Antonio And Firefighters Union To The Bargaining Table

Roughly six weeks after the city of San Antonio signed off on a new collective bargaining agreement with the San Antonio Police Officers Association, there is finally some progress toward a similar result with municipal firefighters. But that movement comes courtesy of an order from the Fourth Court of Appeals that the city and San […]

Firefighters Union Calls Conditions On Acceptance Of $1.67 Million Grant ‘Unreasonable’

JACKSON, MI – The Jackson firefighters union called the conditions the City Council placed on its acceptance of a grant to hire nine firefighters “unreasonable” and “detrimental to our membership.” “The city of Jackson council and mayor have failed the residents, business owners and firefighters of the city,” Scott Stoker, president of the Summit-Jackson Professional […]