First Thursday, June 2019

Will talks about the Plain View Project, an online database of Facebook posts and comments by current and former law enforcement officers that include racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and other controversial sentiments. He also covers the following cases: Employer Cannot Refuse To Negotiate With Union’s Lawyer, FOP, Lodge 109 v. SEPTA, 50 PPER ¶ 7 (Penn. […]

Because Of Low Pay, Some Nassau Detectives Returning To Patrol, Officials Say

Nassau police detectives are turning in their gold shields and returning to patrol because there is little financial incentive for them to continue working long hours under high-stress conditions, police and union officials testified Tuesday. Seven detectives returned their shields in the past year and another request is pending from a detective to drop back […]

Parkland Officer Who Stayed Outside During Shooting Faces Criminal Charges

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — As bullets ricocheted and bodies fell in the hallways and classrooms at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, Deputy Scot Peterson was outside the building. Instead of storming in after the 19-year-old gunman, he retreated to a position of safety. For more than a year after the February 2018 attack in Parkland, Fla., […]

Ex-lieutenant, Trooper Sentenced To 1 Day In Prison In State Police Overtime Scandal

A former Massachusetts State Police shift commander and a state trooper who were both ensnared in the high-profile overtime scandal were each sentenced in federal court Tuesday to a single day of prison, which a judge deemed had already been served. Former lieutenant David W. Wilson, 58, of Charlton must also serve two years of […]