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NFOP webinar on Body-Worn Cameras: Privacy, Professionalism, and Protection
Police union, Somerville at odds on Narcan SOMERVILLE, MA – A drug used to combat the recent spike in heroin overdoses in New England has become the center of a labor dispute between Somerville officials and a police union asking for a new contract.
Independent group highlights pros, cons of Phoenix pension act PHOENIX, AZ – An independent group of Phoenix residents tasked with evaluating Proposition 487 – a ballot initiative seeking to end the city's employee-pension system for new hires – has outlined what it sees as its most pressing potential consequences, both positive and negative.
'Frivolous' actions of FOP: 'extortion' ROSELAND, NJ – A contentious dialogue between the governing body and president of Roseland's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Local 184 over an increase in overtime continued during the Tuesday, Sept. 9 meeting of the mayor and council when Patrolman Fred Hesselbirg used the public comment to address a FOP concern.
New London police union approves proposed contract NEW LONDON, CT – By a 4-to-1 margin, police union members on Friday approved a proposed three-year contract with the city that calls for a phased series of raises and an extra day off every two weeks.
Cities continue struggle with public safety pension costs ARIZONA – Municipalities throughout the country have for a long time provided pensions to their public safety personnel.
Norwich, police union agree to three-year contract NORWICH, CT – The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a new contract with the 88-member police union that includes lump sum payments to officers and several give-backs expected to save the city significant money, Human Resources Director Brigid Marks said.
Hull retirement board loses appeal over police officers pension BOSTON, MA – The state supreme court on Tuesday upheld a decision by the state retirement board that will give a retired Hull police officer an additional 38 weeks of injury leave benefits totaling $44,424.
Kane borough faces shortfall for pension fund obligation KANE, PA – Kane borough will need to be creative in finding ways to pay for the minimum municipal obligation for both the borough police and employee pensions for the coming year.
New police contract for Upper Gwynedd officers could be approved next week UPPER GWYNEDD, PA – Officials are mum on the details for now, but a new contract between the Upper Gwynedd Police Department and the township is on the way.