Police Union, Reynoldsburg Reach Deal On Civilian Review Board

REYNOLDSBURG, OH — The local FOP Capital City Lodge No. 9, which represents Reynoldsburg police among more than 4,000 law enforcement officers at agencies throughout Franklin County, met with Reynoldsburg city officials and worked out the details in an amicable discussion, according to the union. The City of Reynoldsburg and the union representing its police […]

Edinburg Police Union Lawsuit To Remain In Federal Court Over First Amendment Question

EDINBURG, TX — A lawsuit filed against the city of Edinburg by one of the two police unions there will remain in federal court. U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez issued the order Thursday, ruling that the lawsuit alleges a “substantial and disputed” First Amendment question, which is the federal court’s jurisdiction. The Edinburg United Police […]

Wilmington Firefighters’ Families Call New Shift ‘Exhausting’

WILMINGTON, DE — Josie Harris Robinson and her husband are both front-line shift workers in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. She’s a nurse and her husband, Aaron Robinson, is a Wilmington firefighter. They both had to scramble, with just six days notice, to figure out a new way of life when a required shift […]

First Thursday, August 2020

Protests in Portland, Oregon Social media screening services From our Q&A: Is there existing case law regarding an employee’s refusal to wear a protective mask on religious grounds? Cases: Public Records Law Prevails Over Purging Clause In Contract, City of Chicago v. Fraternal Order of Police, 2020 IL 124831 (7th Cir. 2020) Contracts And Memoranda […]