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Bill Would Increase Penalty for Injuring, Killing K-9 Officers PENNSYLVANIA – A bill that would impart stiffer penalties for those who harm police dogs has been approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Court says Montgomery County violated law in campaign to roll back police union rights MARYLAND – Montgomery County officials violated Maryland election law by using public funds and employees on county time to campaign in support of the 2012 ballot proposition that eliminated certain collective bargaining rights for police, a state circuit court judge has ruled.
Update: Sen. Evers, Fraternal Order of Police opposing FRS overhaul FLORIDA – Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, joined with members of the Fraternal Order of Police in a news conference today to speak out against a proposed overhaul to the Florida Retirement System.
Naperville police unfair labor complaint dismissed NAPERVILLE, IL – A not always pleasant, 3-year-old labor dispute that pitted the city of Naperville against its rank and file police officers has been settled in the city's favor.
Union at Hall County Jail files complaint over dues checkoff GRAND ISLAND, NE – The newly created union at the Hall County Jail has filed a complaint with the Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations because the county no longer allows union dues to be deducted automatically from members' paychecks.
Federal Court Finds Mississippi Police Officer's Facebook Comments Criticizing Department's Decision Not to Attend Funeral of Officer Killed in the Line of Duty Not Protected Speech Susan Graziosi, a sergeant of the Greenville Mississippi Police Department, alleged she was fired in retaliation for posting criticisms of her police Chief Freddie Cannon on Facebook.