Milwaukee Police Said They Were So Afraid Of Their Department-Issued Handguns Randomly Firing, They Wouldn’t Bring Them Home Near Their Family

Officers with Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Police Department were reportedly so worried about their SIG Sauer P320 handguns randomly firing that they wouldn’t bring the weapon home. “Our officers are fearful of the gun,” Milwaukee Police Association officers union head Andrew Wagner told The Washington Post as part of an investigation published on Tuesday.  Continue reading at

Bangor Firefighters Ask City For Bonus Pay From Federal COVID Aid

Bangor’s firefighters union wants the city to use more than $400,000 in federal COVID-19 aid as premium pay for its first responders to help attract new employees and retain existing ones. The union hasn’t received any response since making a request three months ago that would amount to nearly $4,300 for each firefighter this year […]

PBA President Pat Lynch Stepping Down As Police Union Leader At Conclusion Of Term

Patrick Lynch will not run for re-election as head of the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and will retire this summer after 24 years at the helm, according to the union. Sources inside the organization told amNewYork Metro that Lynch made the announcement during a board meeting on April 11. In an official statement, the PBA […]