Troy Firefighter Shortage Blamed On Required Paramedic Certification, Report Says

Eric Wisher, the president of the union that represents Troy firefighters, told the outlet that despite recently hiring three new recruits, the department is still short of 12 firefighters. He told CBS6 the crux of the problem is that new hires are required to have paramedic certification instead of an EMT certification. Continue reading at […]

Kiski Township Police Cite ‘Hostile Work Environment’ In Resignation Letters

Kiski Township police officers cited what they described as a “hostile work environment” in resignation letters to the township. Four of the township’s six officers resigned Thursday or early Friday, as did the township’s police secretary. The resignations came after the department’s former officer-in-charge filed a grievance with the township and the United Steelworkers — the […]

Union Says Mission Police Chief Is Trying To Stop Officers From Speaking With The City Council

Mission police Chief Cesar Torres attempted to stop officers from speaking with the Mission City Council, a flagrant violation of their First Amendment rights, according to a letter from the Texas Municipal Police Association. Torres told officers they couldn’t speak with City Manager Randy Perez or members of the City Council about “Police Department operations” […]