Black Firefighter Files Lawsuit Against Portland Fire Over Racial Discrimination, Harassment

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A Black firefighter who spent the last 17 years serving his community claims he faced repeated racial discrimination, harassment, and retaliation within the Portland Fire Bureau. The complaint filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Wednesday seeks $1.2 million in damages – accusing the City of Portland of discriminating against Jason […]

IUPA Accuses Lawyer Of Trying To ‘Extort’ Injured Cops Over Legal Fees

The fight over how much injured Milwaukee cops should pay in legal fees has gone national. The two leaders of the International Union of Police Associations have written Milwaukee attorney Christopher MacGillis to condemn his effort to collect nearly $700,000 in legal fees from 96 retired Milwaukee officers on duty disability — even though they’re not his clients. “Your suit would […]