New York Police Department Officers Leave for Better Pay at MTA

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has recently lured away at least 125 officers from the New York Police Department with offers of higher pay and more days off as the transit agency bulks up its patrol force, according to people familiar with the matter. The state-controlled MTA announced in September that it was hiring 500 officers in large […]

Rutland City Fire Chief Suspended For ‘Bullying’ Firefighters

RUTLAND—The city’s fire department faces uncertain leadership after its chief was suspended from work for bullying members of the department and creating a “hostile” work environment. Rutland City Mayor David Allaire said Fire Chief James Larsen was “intimidating, bullying, condescending and/or belittling” toward other members of the fire department in a letter to the chief. […]

LA Police Union Contributes $1 Million To Anti- George Gascon PAC

The union representing the Los Angeles Police Department has contributed $1 million to defeat district attorney candidate George Gascón in a high-stakes election to determine who will oversee the country’s largest prosecutor’s office. The Los Angeles Police Protective League, which represents over 9,900 officers, made the massive contributions in two separate tranches on Thursday to an anti-Gascón political […]