Burned Out: First Responders Leave Putnam County In Alarming Numbers

There are eight ambulances, one full-time firetruck and another part-time truck. These need to be staffed, but it’s getting harder and more expensive to do so. PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. — An alarming situation. “Stations just don’t have the manpower,” a former Putnam County Fire Rescue employee told First Coast News. Some on the job now […]

Chicago Police Union President Faces 4 Challengers In March Election

Officers in Chicago’s largest police union will have a choice in their leadership next month as the organization enters its third straight year without a contract, a department overhaul and an impending decision on a new superintendent. Four challengers have lined up to unseat Kevin Graham, the incumbent president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of […]

Marshfield Police Officer Fighting For Job Back After Getting Fired For Failing Timed Run

MARSHFIELD — A 21-year veteran of the Marshfield Police Department is fighting to get his job back after being fired for failing a quarter-mile run test by 30 seconds, according to his union. The Wisconsin Professional Police Association has filed a grievance over the firing of Officer Jared Beauchamp, and a meeting about the issue is scheduled for Friday, […]