Cleveland Officials Investigating Possible Cheating On Firefighters’ Promotional Exam

CLEVELAND, OH — Cleveland officials are investigating possible cheating on a fire department promotional exam given during the summer. City spokesman Dan Williams confirmed the investigation Monday but declined to offer any additional details. No firefighters have been disciplined, said Tim Corcoran, the president of the Cleveland Firefighters IAFF 93 union that represents the city’s […]

Police Union Pushes Back On Body Cameras In El Paso, Texas

EL PASO, TX — When city Rep. Henry Rivera, a former El Paso police officer, advocated that the city apply for a state grant to obtain body cameras for police officers, he thought the idea was simple: there’s money available, go apply for it. Cities nationwide are increasingly outfitting their police departments with body cameras, […]

Firefighter’s Spouse Denied Benefits Because Of The Timing Of Their Nuptials

A man who waited too long to marry his longtime live-in girlfriend cannot collect her duty-disability benefits earned as a firefighter, the Court of Appeals ruled. The decision turned on just when Denise Waterman qualified for duty disability — the day after her last day of work, or the day she died of cancer 2 […]