Tensions Rise Between Firefighters Union And Escambia County After 3 Deaths In One Week

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — Three fire deaths in one week in Escambia County are leading to high emotions between the firefighters union and commissioners over how services are funded. The union, known as The Escambia County Professional Firefighters is calling for change. “Our message for the past year has been we need to increase staffing and increase funding […]

Fresno Police Union Head Wins Job with ‘Make the FPOA Great Again’ Slogan

The president of Fresno’s police union lost his bid to remain leader of the group representing more than 1,000 officers. In a vote held last Friday among Fresno Police Officers’ Association membership, Brandon Wiemiller defeated Todd Frazier for the top post. Wiemiller will be sworn in on Nov. 12. Wiemiller, a 17-year veteran of the […]

St. Louis Police Union Leader Accused Of Sending Political Endorsements Through Department Email

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis police internal affairs detectives are investigating whether an email sent by a police union board member violated the department’s policy regarding political emails. The email went to about 165 officers, and included a list of the police union’s political endorsements, according to St. Louis Police Officer’s Association president, Jay Schroeder. […]