COVID-19 And Public Safety

Cleveland Police Union Head Says Cops Should Focus On Major Incidents Amid Coronavirus Outbreak CLEVELAND, Ohio — The president of Cleveland’s police union said on Monday that officers should scale back “proactive policing” to protect officers from exposure to coronavirus. Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association President Jeff Follmer said he believes officers should focus on high-priority […]

Las Vegas Officer Fired For Inaction In 2017 Massacre Reinstated

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran Las Vegas police officer who was fired for hesitating in a casino-hotel hallway in October 2017 while a gunman upstairs carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been reinstated to his job, authorities said Friday. Officer Cordell Hendrex is due to return to work March […]

NJ Plan Seeks To Let Police Officers And Firefighters Retire Early

A proposal moving through the New Jersey legislature that allows police officers and firefighters to retire after 20 years of service has divided union members and local governments.  Under the current law, workers in the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS) must be at least 55 years old to get retirement benefits. The pension plan […]