Council To Consider Home Loan Program For PD, FD

PINE BLUFF, AR — The Pine Bluff City Council on Monday will consider a resolution to benefit public safety officers by offering them loans to buy houses in the city. The council meets at 5:30 p.m. The resolution is the result of work by the city and Go Forward Pine Bluff; it is the first […]

Cops Offered Option To Drive Their Patrol Cars Home. It Came With Costly Catch

OPA-LOCKA, FL — In Opa-locka, where the police department is already underpaid and undermanned, the chief offered a perk last week — but it came with a catch. The city’s 42 uniformed officers were offered the option of taking home their patrol cars. But only if they agreed for the department to deduct $50 from […]

City Ordered To Pay Ore. Cop Fired For Controversial Facebook Posts

WEST LINN, OR — An arbitrator denied the city of West Linn’s appeal of his ruling ordering the city to pay lost wages to a police officer fired last year for posts on Facebook. The city was ordered in July to pay at least $100,000 in back pay to former officer Tom Newberry. The arbitrator, […]