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St. Paul police to get 6.25 percent raise over 3 years, arbitrator says MINNESOTA – St. Paul police officers and some 911 center workers are slated to get a 6.25 percent raise over their three-year contract — slightly more than the city's offer and significantly less than what the police union was seeking.
For $50 fee, Lexington officers would be able to drive cruisers for personal use KENTUCKY – Lexington police are considering changes to the city's cruiser policy that would allow officers to use city-owned vehicles for personal use for a $50 monthly fee.
Glenview Police Union Contract Extended GLENVIEW, IL – Glenview village trustees have approved a police union contract extension through 2018 that was also ratified by rank and file officers earlier this month.
Christie Says NJ Must Cut Retiree Benefits Or Face Bankruptcy NEW JERSEY – Governor kicks off ‘No Pain, No Gain’ summer tour to sell pension reform in front of protesting police and firefighters.
Union's vote to endorse candidate for Jacksonville sheriff rankles some members JACKSONVILLE, FL – An effort to bring solidarity among Jacksonville police in electing a new sheriff has instead stirred discontent in the ranks and raised questions about how an endorsement last week was made.
City increase to police/fire pension fund could go to voters EL PASO, TX – An increase in the city's contribution to the El Paso Police and Fire pension fund will likely go to the voters.
FOP plans legal action on budget CHARLES COUNTY, MD – Following last week's controversial county budget decision, the Charles County unit of the Fraternal Order of Police announced that it intends to take legal action against the county.
Phoenix police union unveils ballot initiative ARIZONA – Despite protests against looming pay and benefit cuts, Phoenix's police union has unveiled a ballot initiative that would leave the cuts in place and require the city to more quickly rebuild its shrinking police force.
WA Police Union say officers in South East Metropolitan region are stretched to breaking point WASHINGTON – The WA Police Union says officers in the South East Metropolitan region are suffering from fatigue and lack of work-life balance because of ineffective rosters and wants the system changed before the new police-operating model rolls out locally.
Illinois Supreme Court decision deals with pension situation similar to Island Lake ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake isn't the only municipality that has used pension funds to pay its bills.