13% Police Pay Raise Is ‘Very Much Needed’ After Police Union, City Of Jacksonville Reach Preliminary Agreement

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters held a Neighborhood Crime Prevention Walk Saturday morning, where he had the opportunity to engage with the Beacon Hills and Harbor communities and share his reaction to the police union and the city of Jacksonville agreeing to a preliminary deal that increases the starting pay for officers. Continue reading at www.news4Jax.com

State Law Change Credited With Morgantown Firefighter Holiday Pay Policy Change

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Changes proposed to firefighter pay in Morgantown are in step with compliance for the implementation of Senate Bill 557, sponsored by Mike Oliverio, R. Monongalia, 12. The law, which took effect 90 days after passage, dictates that municipalities must compensate firefighters who are required to work holidays for their entire shift, even if […]

Minneapolis Police Reform Status As It Weighs New Union Contract

Minneapolis has a long way to go to deliver on a promised radical transformation of policing and public safety, although some progress has been made, city officials and community leaders tell Axios. Why it matters: Minneapolis will soon be under two court orders to implement sweeping reforms. Continue reading at www.axios.com