911 Metro Dispatcher Shortage In Nashville

They’re the first to hear our panicked cries. Without them, no one will come to our rescue in an emergency, but as some dispatchers tell FOX 17 News, it’s time for them to be rescued, but no one’s listening. “They see the firefighter. They see the police officer. They don’t see the dispatcher ever,” said […]

FBI Investigating New Bedford Police Union Finances

NEW BEDFORD — The FBI is investigating the finances of the New Bedford police union, The Standard-Times has learned. The federal agency contacted the union seeking financial records going back several years, according to union president Hank Turgeon. Although he would not discuss the specifics of the investigation, he said a private accounting firm is […]

Former SHOPO President Sues Over Police Chief Comments In A Civil Beat Story

The former president of Hawaii’s statewide police union has filed a lawsuit against Honolulu Police Department Chief Susan Ballard and Civil Beat over remarks she made to the news outlet soon after she transferred him and two other police union officials to new assignments. Tenari Maafala, who led the State of Hawaii Organization of Police […]