On behalf of the International Union of Police Associations, (1.U.P.A.) I am proud to endorse and support your thoughtful legislation, the "Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act". As we sadly have learned, suicide has taken [...]
On behalf of the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, I am proud to add our name to your thoughtful legislation, Expanding Health Care Options for Early Retirees Act.
It is with great pain and dismay that I am compelled to write to you again, nearly a year after our last letter where I respectfully requested that you rethink the dangerous and dehumanizing statement [...]
On behalf of the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, I am proud to offer our endorsement and support of your thoughtful and critical legislation, "Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th [...]
Chicago Police to Buy 200 Ford Hybrid Patrol SUVs Made in Chicago
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 8:29 pm
“The 2020 Ford Police Interceptor is made in Chicago, by Chicagoans and for Chicago police officers,” said Jonathan Lewin, chief of technical services, Chicago Police Department. […]
New York City Council Votes to Close Rikers Island Jail
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 7:42 pm
The proposal was born out of the conclusion of Mayor Bill de Blasio and other Democrats that mass incarceration and a massive jail complex are out of step in an era of falling crime rates.
Pennsylvania Police Union Loses in Fight Over Tattoos
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 7:40 pm
The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police lost in its bid to defend officers who have visible tattoos that some might construe as offensive following an incident in which an officer was seen in a […]
Woman Who Had Tampon Removed in Search Gets $205,000
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 7:38 pm
A woman who had a feminine hygiene product removed from her genitals during a search by an officer with the San Antonio Police Department in 2016 has received a $205,000 payout from the city.
USCG Seizes $92 Million Shipment of Cocaine off California Coast
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 7:32 pm
The Coast Guard Cutter Alert crew offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $92 million near San Diego on Wednesday.&nbs
Houston Police Officer, Civilian Injured in Vehicle Collision
by Staff on October 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm
An officer with the Houston Police Department and an unidentified citizen were injured when their vehicles collided in southwest Houston Thursday morning.