Orcas Fire Loses Lawsuit Against Former Firefighter/Paramedic

A King County arbitrator issued an award today in favor of former Orcas Island Firefighter Paramedic Alex Conrad. OIFR filed suit against Mr. Conrad in January 2023 claiming breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and promissory estoppel. The lawsuit sought over twenty-nine thousand dollars from Mr. Conrad and demanded payment of the District’s attorney fees and […]

State Judge Rules Suffolk Police Must Turn Over Officer Misconduct Records

A state judge has ordered the Suffolk Police Department to turn over misconduct records to the New York Civil Liberties Union. The ruling comes after the county and police department improperly claimed they did not have to release the results of internal affairs investigations when allegations of misconduct were declared unsubstantiated. The county argued in […]

Syracuse Police Officers Benefitting From New Schedule, Wait Times Reduce

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — On his Tipperary Hill beat, it was hour number six for Officer Joe Hilliker. The 23-year veteran had four more hours to go in his day. The days have been much better since the new work schedule kicked in. After four days on, he’ll have four days off. “I’ve noticed it myself. […]