Firefighters’ Union Breaks Silence On Pay

Don’t combine city parity taxes, labor rep says. Texarkana, Arkansas, firefighters refuse to be drawn into the ongoing pay parity dispute between the city and the Police Department, according to their union local president. Attempts to blur the lines between firefighters and police by plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the city are not welcome, said […]

Law Enforcement Suicides Up 24 Percent In 2019, Advocacy Group Says

When an off-duty New York City police officer shot and killed himself in his home on Staten Island as reported by WABC last week, it was the department’s fifth suicide since June and the seventh this year — part of what law enforcement advocates are calling an increasingly disturbing problem nationwide. According to statistics just released by Blue H.E.L.P. a nonprofit organization that tracks law […]