Ex-Cop Who Took $315K From Firefighters’ Relief Fund Won’t Get A Pension, DA Says

A former Allentown police officer who admitted he stole $315,000 from the Fireman’s Relief Fund Association of Lehigh Township won’t be allowed to collect his pension, according to a prosecutor. Corey Edward Cole Jr. fought unsuccessfully over the past two years to collect his pension despite the cloud of the criminal charges, according to Northampton County Assistant […]

Stockton Fire Department Faces Staffing Shortage, Union Points To Lack Of Competitive Wages

STOCKTON, Calif. — For the last few years, the Stockton Fire Department has experienced a cycle of staffing shortages and high turnover according to the department and the union that represents firefighters.   10 of the nearly 200 firefighters have left the Stockton Fire Department since January of this year, Stockton Fire Chief Richard Edwards confirmed. The […]