Prince William Co. Firefighters Call For Pay Raise Amid ‘Staffing Crisis’

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Firefighters in Prince William County are sounding the alarm ahead of the county’s budget season, saying what they’re being paid is not enough and could ultimately hurt folks in the county. Mitch Nason, the president of Prince William County Professional Firefighters, told DC News Now the pay […]

Former Atlanta Fire Chief Says God Brought Slaves To America To Save Them

ATLANTA — A former Atlanta fire chief, fired eight years ago over his self-published book that likened homosexuality to bestiality, spoke to a group of state government workers Monday for Black History Month. During the meandering speech, Kelvin Cochran said it was God’s plan to bring Africans to America as slaves, and that through slavery […]

Former, Current Wichita Deputy Police Chiefs File Lawsuit Against City

The deputy chiefs issued a notice of intent to file a lawsuit late last year. Several former and current deputy chiefs for the Wichita Police Department have filed a lawsuit against the city. It alleges the city manager and human resources director interfered in officer discipline and then later blamed the department’s executive team and former chief […]

SDPD Cites Staffing Shortages, Violent Crime As Reasons For Increased Overtime

Citing an increase in violent crime and staffing shortages, the San Diego Police Department will exceed its overtime budget by an estimated $9.2 million by the end of the fiscal year, it was announced Tuesday. SDPD Chief Dave Nisleit presented an update on the department’s budget at a meeting of the San Diego City Council […]