Anne Arundel Police Chief Defends Trade With Baltimore

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Tim Altomare on Friday defended a deal that extends county police Lt. T.J. Smith’s role as spokesman for Baltimore City Police in exchange for the city sending two of its drug detectives to work in Anne Arundel. The agreement, which was approved last summer, has recently come under scrutiny by […]

Jacksonville Mayor Wants To Terminate A Major Pension Reform Law, And It’s Not Clear Why

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Buried within Mayor Lenny Curry’s latest collective bargaining offer to the local police and firefighter unions is a stunning revelation: He proposes terminating a 2015 reform agreement that was widely viewed by Jacksonville civic and political leaders as a major step in fixing the city’s broken pension system. Curry — hoping to […]