Fire Chief Says No Feud Between Lifeguards, Firefighters

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego City Council Wednesday heard the findings of a report to determine best practices and feasibility of integrating San Diego Lifeguards and San Diego Fire and Rescue. The report was accepted by the city council, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Brian Fennessy. They are already making changes and adopting […]

Pittsburgh, Police Union Spar Over Wages In Appellate Court

PITTSBURGH, PA – Lawyers for the City of Pittsburgh and its police union sparred Wednesday before the Commonwealth Court over what the union says are minimal and arbitrary raises offered in bad faith by the city. The major issue, according to the Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1, concerns the size of […]

SF Police Union Claims Bias In Promotions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco police union is calling for an investigation into Chief William Scott’s decision to appoint only men to his command staff in his most recent round of promotions, signaling one of the first challenges from the rank-and-file to the new outside-hire chief. In a letter obtained by the Chronicle […]