Jenkintown Police Union Rejects Any Plan To Dissolve Borough’s Police Department

The Jenkintown Police Benevolent Association (JPBA), which represents the borough’s 10 full-time officers in ongoing contract negotiations, is opposing any consideration to dissolve the Jenkintown Police Department. Borough officials have embraced the idea of contracting with neighboring townships like Abington or Cheltenham as a more cost-effective alternative. Continue reading at

Cook County Judge Denies Extension On Stoppage Of Police Discipline Cases

A Cook County judge on Monday denied an effort by the city’s largest police union to extend a pause on pending disciplinary cases before the Chicago Police Board. The ruling from Judge Michael Mullen came after an hour of arguments from attorneys for the city and Fraternal Order of Police. Disciplinary cases before the Police […]

Maui, Police Union Agree On Covid Hazard Back Pay. What Does It Mean For Honolulu?

Maui County has finalized its settlement with the statewide police union over how much officers are owed for hazard pay since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and the agreement could have dire implications for the Honolulu city budget. The State of Hawaii Organization Of Police Officers announced Monday it had reached agreement with Maui County over […]