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Time to pay public safety workers a decent wage CANTON, GA – With Cherokee County facing a potential crisis in losing its trained public safety officials to higher paying jobs in the metro area, some hard decisions by officials and taxpayers alike must be made.
Amity police join Berks FOP AMITY, PA – The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution stating that the Amity Township Police Department is now represented by Berks Lodge #71 Fraternal Order of Police on July 16.
Law change boosts pension for state police leader BATON ROUGE, LA – The state police retirement system decided Wednesday to investigate a pension law change made in the final hours of the legislative session that gave Louisiana's state police superintendent a hefty retirement boost.
City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions BALTIMORE, MD – Commissioner says new police contract will increase officers on patrol, help control overtime costs
Dauphin County Police Regionalization Committee hears pros, cons PENNSYLVANIA – Forming one or more regional police departments in Dauphin County probably won't be a breeze, a committee studying the issue was told by the chief of the state's first regional department.
Police Pay Raise Proposal Nearing Tentative Sign Off SAN ANGELO, TX – Negotiations on the police pay proposal are nearing an agreement, San Angelo Coalition of Police (SACOP) President Korby Kennedy said. City staff and the members of SACOP met for a regular Meet and Confer meeting Tuesday morning, however much of the work is still being done in the sub-committee meetings.
Cranston police force nearly back to full strength CRANSTON, RI – Having lost 10 percent of its manpower at one point, the Police Department is growing again. An increase in the ranks, officials say, has allowed the department to add an officer to its traffic-enforcement unit.
Laurel city, police agree to collective bargaining MARYLAND—The city of Laurel and the Laurel police department announced the signing of a first-ever collective bargaining agreement this week, a move that city and department officials lauded.
New DeKalb police contract creates tiered pay scale DEKALB, IL — DeKalb police officers new union contract creates a two-tiered pay scale, changes longevity pay and sets pay increases for the next two years.
Nashville FOP launches campaign for police raises NASHVILLE, TN—Metro police officers want more and they're making a vocal and public appeal to get it.