The Tacoma Station 8 Firefighters responded to a house fire and attempted to rescue an 11-year old girl. They got her to the hospital, but she tragically died from her injuries. To show their support for fellow first responders and the grief they certainly were experiencing, a board member of the Tacoma Police Union I.U.P.A. Local 6 went to a bakery to get cupcakes to deliver to the firefighters at the station impacted by the rescue attempt. When the owners found out what was going on, they donated the cupcakes. Tacoma Police Union put out a Press Release thanking and praising Nothing [...]
If you’re in training for any endurance event, you know that hydration and electrolyte replacement is key for maximum performance. But before you reach for that sports drink or gel-like substance that promises to replenish everything you are sweating out, its important to know what your body is actually losing and what those drinks contain. Electrolytes are minerals that work with the water in your body to regulate fluid balance, muscle movement and nerve functions. When you sweat from endurance exercise, you are also losing electrolytes because they move within body water. If you’re exercising vigorously for more than an hour, especially [...]
Port Saint Lucie Police Department was illuminated in blue in honor of National Police Week, law enforcement officers everywhere, and in particular, the officers who have given their lives to keep the rest of us safe. Submit Your Photo to be Selected as a Photo of the Week for the Chance to Win a 2021 Harley-Davidson® FLHTK Ultra Limited Peace Officer Special Edition in Dark Blue! Previous photos of the week have included: Each week, the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room features a photo that exemplifies the valuable part of the community that our Law Enforcement Officers all across [...]
A curious little girl gets a personal tour of the front seat of a police vehicle by a police officer in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Each week, the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room will feature a photo that exemplifies the valuable part of the community that our Law Enforcement Officers all across the U.S. are and their positive impact. Submit your photos today to be considered for the photo of the week next week to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Detective Mooney responded as lead detective to the scene of a fatal stabbing on October 19, 2020, in which Anthony Banks was found deceased in his home with numerous stab wounds. Also in the home, was a dog named Baby Girl who had also been injured severely and needed some serious medical attention. Baby Girl was swiftly rushed to MedVet Toledo. The staff there immediately began treatment for her stab wounds, ultimately saving her life. Detective Mooney checked in with MedVet Toledo to see how Baby Girl was doing and her progress in her recovery throughout her investigation of the murder of [...]
Why Do You Need Legal Defense Fund Protection Most officers will never need to discharge their firearms on duty. But for officers who find themselves in that scenario, it is undoubtedly stressful. The scenario immediately afterwards can seem chaotic. Backup is arriving, the public is starting to congregate at the scene, and your supervisor is asking numerous questions to determine if there is still a public safety threat. Fortunately, you were there to keep the neighborhood safe. But now who has your back? Officer involved shootings lead to automatic criminal and administrative investigations. It’s crucial that you have someone you can speak [...]
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Unions, multiemployer and governmental benefit funds, and joint apprenticeship training committees (JATCs) should prepare for substantial changes to applications, premiums, and coverages for cyber liability insurance in 2021. Before their next policy renewal, policyholders should review their organization’s loss control procedures. In order to retain their coverage, they will need to demonstrate how they actively manage their risk. Ullico Casualty Group offers the following brief as a tool to help insureds plan their next steps. The sooner that brokers, clients and vendors begin discussions about risk mitigation, the smoother the policy renewal process will go. MORE CYBER ATTACKS THAN EVER Cyber-attacks [...]
Defiance Police Officers Association was instrumental, along with some other community groups, in the creation of the Defiance Splash Park in the City of Defiance, Ohio where neighborhood children come to play every day to have some safe fun in the sun! Each week, the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room will feature a photo that exemplifies the valuable part of the community that our Law Enforcement Officers all across the U.S. are and their positive impact. Submit your photos today to be considered for the photo of the week next week to email@example.com!