SEPTA Police Union Cites ‘Disconnect’ As Strike Looms

After working for months without a contract, the union that represents SEPTA’s police force may go on strike if it can’t come to a contract agreement with the mass transit provider. In a Monday afternoon update, the union — the Fraternal Order of Transit Police Lodge 109 — said negotiations that morning had “showed little progress.” “SEPTA’s executives […]

LAPD Union Sues City Over 3 Months Of Delayed Pay Increases

The union that represents rank-and-file officers in the Los Angeles Police Department filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against the city Thursday, saying that pay increases approved by the City Council in August still have not arrived. In the 10-page lawsuit, the Los Angeles Police Protective League said its nearly 9,000 members are owed more than three months’ worth of raises and have been given […]

Scottsdale PD Says Pay Raise For Officers Is Paying Off

Chief Jeff Walther says they had to find more ways to attract candidates after police departments nationwide were losing workers during the pandemic. Last year, they decided to increase starting police officer salaries by about $3,000 to nearly $67,000. Since then, they’ve had 50% more people applying. “The more officers I have to fill those […]