First Thursday, November 2017

LRIS Podcast

Will talks about the rising police wages in several large California cities and the following cases: Threats Made By Family Of Suspect Shot By Officer Do Not Amount To ‘Extraordinary Stress,’ Burt-Redding v. Town of Grand Chute, 2017 WL 3037553 (Wis. App. 2017) Lieutenant’s Speech, Not Membership In Group, Costs Him Job, Doggrell v. City […]

Kentucky Pension Bill Accidentally Omits Some Police Death Benefits

FRANKFORT, KY — A proposal to overhaul Kentucky’s troubled public pension system would inadvertently eliminate line-of-duty death benefits for some police officers and their families in roughly half of the state’s law-enforcement agencies, sending Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration rushing to fix the 505-page bill before calling a special session of the state legislature to […]

St. Louis County Deputies To Receive 30% Raises

CLAYTON, MO — The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday gave unanimous final approval to a pay increase for county police officers that will average about 30 percent per officer. The raises make up a significant part, about $19 million, of the $46 million a year expected to be raised from the Proposition P tax […]

Judge: State Police Must Turn Over Pay Stubs, Overtime Data

TRENTON, NJ — A judge has told the New Jersey state police they must hand over employee pay stubs and overtime data to an open records advocate who sued for them. State Police officials maintain that disclosing how much troopers make in overtime would pose a security threat because the top overtime earners often work […]