Chicago Police Union Asking For A Voice In Consent Decree Negotiations

CHICAGO, IL — As the city and the state attorney general’s office continue to negotiate a consent decree over reforms in the Chicago Police Department, the union representing rank-and-file officers now says it wants a seat at the table. The Fraternal Order of Police filed a motion to intervene Wednesday, arguing that the union should […]

Warren Policeman Fired Over Meme Will File Grievance

WARREN, MA — Selectmen fired a town police officer last month after he admitted he posted a meme on the Fire Department’s Facebook page that could be viewed as insensitive. Shawn Morin, who was employed as a police officer by the Warren Police Department for 23 months, admitted to posting a meme as a comment […]

Police Officers Sue Gun Maker For Faulty Weapon: Report

Law enforcement officers are suing firearms manufacturer Sig Sauer over a handgun that has been known to fire on its own when dropped, according to a CNN investigation. At least three law enforcement officials say they have suffered gun shot wounds from certain P320 handguns after dropping or rattling the weapons, CNN reported. The company […]

Dallas Set To Pay $173M In Settlement For Decades-Old Police, Firefighter Pay Lawsuits

DALLAS, TX — An executive committee representing nearly 8,700 current and former Dallas police officers and firefighters has agreed to a $173.3 million settlement in their decades-old class-action lawsuits against City Hall over years of back pay claims. The figure is currently just an agreed-upon price that comes with caveats because it’s not yet a […]