Marijuana Could Be Removed From Firefighter Drug Testing Requirements

PRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Some city employees will no longer be tested for marijuana on their drug screenings, and if the contract between the city and the firefighters union is approved, the list of exempt employees could soon grow longer. If the contract is ratified, firefighters will not be tested for marijuana when they go in […]

Police to Drop College Credit Requirement for Some Recruits Amid Attrition Spike

Struggling to recruit new police officers amid a wave of retirements and departures, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown announced Thursday the department would no longer require some prospective officers to have at least 60 hours of college credit. Applicants to the Chicago Police Department who have at least three years of professional experience in the social […]

Trooper Should Have Known Falsifying Report Violated Rules

Megan Habina was a trooper with the New Jersey Division of State Police. Sometime in late 2016, while on duty, Habina lost the alcohol influence report necessary to complete the paperwork for a drunk driving arrest. She consulted with Trooper Casey McPartlin, who suggested she contact the Alcohol and Drug Testing Unit to retrieve a […]