Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
<< January 2017 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Weather Report
UnionActive Police Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Jan. 23 (20:55)

Funeral Services for (Ret.) Det. Ramon Macias
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Time to Apply for EPMPOA Ben Ayala Scholarships
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Defense Attorney: Perry under the influence when he crashed into officer's motorcycle
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
CLEAT Staff Attorney Jim Jopling receives the Chris McGill Award
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
National Enforcement Appreciation Day
Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Limited funding for EPPD causes shortage of officers, long response time
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
 
     
Contact Elected Officials!
RSS Feed icon
Current news directly from Union Locals in the US and Canada.
Funeral Services for (Ret.) Det. Ramon Macias
01/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Ramon Macias #254.  He passed away on January 14, 2017 at the age of 84.     (Ret.) Detective Macias served the El Paso community as a peace officer for thirty-two (32) years.  He was commissioned in February of 1956 and retired in June of 1989.
Time to Apply for EPMPOA Ben Ayala Scholarships
01/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association reminds members that the period to submit applications for the EPMPOA Ben Ayala Scholarships is here. All graduating high school seniors who are sons/daughters of association members in good standing are eligible to apply.
Defense Attorney: Perry under the influence when he crashed into officer's motorcycle
01/11/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The man who allegedly rammed into an El Paso Police motorcycle officer, killing him, accepted a 40 year plea deal from the district attorney Tuesday. ABC-7 has learned from defense attorney Joe Spencer that John Paul Perry, 45, was under the influence of Xanex and heroin the day he collided with Officer Ortiz's motorcycle. Spencer maintains the crash was an accident.
CLEAT Staff Attorney Jim Jopling receives the Chris McGill Award
01/09/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
"I'm pleased to honor Jim's work as a CLEAT employee," stated Executive Director Charley Wilkison, "the job of a staff attorney has so many moving parts and is so essential to our mission and our overall success at CLEAT." "Jim, like all our employees, represents loyal service to our members, due diligence in preparedness and skill on the job.
National Enforcement Appreciation Day
01/09/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is Monday.   On Smart Talk, we are joined by Les Neri, President of the Fraternal Order of Police Pennsylvania State Lodge and Joe Kovel, President of the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association to discuss policing in 2017.
Limited funding for EPPD causes shortage of officers, long response time
01/09/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department has been facing a major shortage in officers for several years now, according to the President of the Municipal Police Officers Association Ron Martin. Martin says the department currently has 1,031 officers. The same amount of officers the department had almost 20-years ago.
Hearing on HB193 Flagger Bill January 18, 2017 at 1300 hours
01/06/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
On January 18, 2017 at 1300 hours in the NH Legislative Office Building Room 203, The NH House of Representatives Transportation Committee is holding a hearing on House Bill 193 (HB193) titled "relative to traffic control measures." This bill is commonly referred to as "The Flagger Bill.
Benefits Update
01/06/17 - Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs' Association
Dear Wayne County Employee, This year’s Open Enrollment included a few changes, including the replacement of Health Alliance Plan (HAP) with Blue Care Network (BCN). This specific change created some administrative challenges which have caused employees that selected the BCN Full Panel Plan to encounter a delay in being registered in their new health care plan.
ATTENTION COLORADO LAW ENFORCEMENT - ASSISTANCE REQUESTED
01/04/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Brothers and Sisters, We have seriously wounded Boise, Idaho Police Corporal Kevin Holtry coming to Colorado on Thursday to Craig Hospital in Englewood for treatment. For those of you who do not know, Kevin was shot in a gunfight with an armed fugitive in November and he is paralyzed from the waist down due to the injuries incurred from the shootout.
2017 Membership dues now payable
01/03/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
Hello all, I hope 2017 finds you well. The 2017 dues are now due. A "global email" was sent to all members. If you have already paid your 2017 dues, or are a retired life member and exempt from dues, kindly disregard the email and this notice.
FOP CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
12/22/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
FOP Lodge 27 President Fitzgerald, 1st Vice President Carroll, Financial Secretary Reynolds and members of the Media Borough Police Dept and State FOP Christmas Program made a delivery of canned goods, winter coats and toys to the Media Food Bank. This facility routinely feeds 100 families per week and sometimes as many as 170 families per week.
Memorial Scholarship
12/21/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2017 Applications Being Accepted:  Memorial Scholarship Honors Wildlife Officer Larry A. Hart EATON, Ohio—The Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce they are accepting applications for the Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship.
DEBO ADEGBILE NOMINATION
12/20/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE – PENNSYLVANIA STATE LODGE 2949 N. Front St. Harrisburg, PA 17110 STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S NOMINIATION OF DEBO ADEGBILE TO THE U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS       HARRISBURG, Pa. (Dec.
Governor-elect Greitens' Statement on Officer Flamion
12/15/16 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Governor-elect Greitens' Statement on Officer Flamion Ahead of tonight's ceremony honoring Officer Michael Flamion's service and sacrifice, Missouri Governor-elect Eric Greitens released the following statement, "Officer Flamion is a hero. For years, he put his life on the line to keep our families and communities safe. We owe him our deepest gratitude and admiration.
Help the Police Foundation through Ebay for Charity
12/15/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
EBay for Charity gives sellers, buyers and charities an opportunity to connect and do good. Consumers can support the Colorado Police Officers Foundation while buying and selling, and nonprofits can connect directly to consumers to raise funds for their organizations. Sellers can donate a portion of their proceeds to the Foundation, while buyers can purchase items sold directly by top nonprofit agencies who use the proceeds to support their work.
December Gendarme
12/15/16 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
.
Governor-elect Greitens' Statement on Officer Flamion
12/15/16 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Governor-elect Greitens' Statement on Officer Flamion Ahead of tonight's ceremony honoring Officer Michael Flamion's service and sacrifice, Missouri Governor-elect Eric Greitens released the following statement, "Officer Flamion is a hero. For years, he put his life on the line to keep our families and communities safe. We owe him our deepest gratitude and admiration.
FOP Educational Scholarship Benefit
12/13/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Worried about the cost of college? A new benefit for FOP members and their families! Through a partnership between the Fraternal Order of Police and Eastern Gateway Community, FOP members and families can earn a college degree - and you won’t have to pay out of your own pocket for tuition, fees, or books.
Officer Investigating DWI Crash Gets Hit by Another Intoxicated Driver
12/09/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Early on Friday morning, December 9, 2016, an El Paso Police officer was hit by a patrol car that was struck from behind by a drunk driver as the officer was conducting a field sobriety test on a driver from a previous collision.  The incident occurred in the 11200 block of Montana Ave. near George Dieter Dr.
Ronan Tynan Christmas Show featuring the NHPA Pipes and Drums Band
12/09/16 - New Hampshire Police Association
Join the NHPA Pipes and Drums as they perform with Dr. Ronan Tynan on Sunday, December 18 at 7:00pm at the historic Palace Theater in beautiful downtown Manchester. PURCHASE TICKETS Event Description Description Ronan Tynan With a special signature performance by the N.H.
Representing Henderson Police & Correction's Supervisors
12/08/16 - Henderson Police Supervisors Association
The Henderson Police Supervisors Association (HPSA) represents the police and correction's Sergeants and Lieutenants of the Henderson Police Department (HPD).  HPD is the second largest police department in the State of Nevada.
Denver Sheriff's FOP Hosting: "Problem Solving Community Public Safety Forum"
12/07/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
The FOP is partnering with the University of Colorado at Denver, Educators, Community Leaders, and Denver Sheriff Deputies to host a Discussion Forum about the problems and current state of the Denver Sheriff Department.
CLEAT Now has an Organization for Retirees!
12/07/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
We now have a generation of police officers who were CLEAT members from the day they started working as a police officer until the day they retired. They always enjoyed the protection of the CLEAT Legal Plan and at the request of Retired Officers who wanted CLEAT Legal Protection once they retired, CLEAT created the CLEAT Retiree Association (CRA).
Off-duty Texas deputy dies when car goes into sinkhole
12/07/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Officials say an off-duty sheriff's deputy has died and two other people hurt when two vehicles plunged into a water-filled sinkhole in San Antonio, Texas. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Monday, December 5, 2016 identified the victim as 69-year-old Deputy Dora Linda Nishihara, who was a courthouse bailiff.
Donate to Shop With a Cop
12/03/16 - Denton Police Officers Association
We are in the final weeks of the donation drive to support this year's Shop With a Cop event. We need your help to raise the money necessary to reach our goal of providing up to 250 children a brighter Christmas this year! This is the 25th year of our Shop With a Cop program and we are excited to sponsor more children this year than ever before.
I wish my head could forget the things my eyes have seen - PTSD in First Responders.
12/02/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
The Gods were not happy with me. I had handed in my notice with my previous Fire Department after going through a nasty divorce and becoming a single father of my five year old son. The new department offered much better pay and the all important Kelly day needed to take care of my little man. The day in question was my very last day with the County.
Benefits Update
12/02/16 - Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs' Association
12-2-2016 Please read the attached Benefits Update from the Benefits Representative Cpl. Young.
KFOX14 Investigates: City facing critical shortage of police officers
12/01/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
EL PASO, Texas — In the city of El Paso, calls for help are taking hours to be answered and it all comes down to one thing: not enough police officers. El Paso police are facing a critical officer shortage. KFOX14’s Chief Investigative Reporter Genevieve Curtis got to see a side to El Paso police we haven’t seen before.
Texas state trooper hit by gunfire from Mexico
11/28/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A Texas state trooper was wounded on the Texas-Mexico border when a bullet apparently strayed from a gun battle on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. Lt. Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety says the trooper suffered a leg wound. The state trooper was hit about 1 p.m.
60 law enforcement officers fatally shot this year, 20 in ambushes, report says
11/28/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A total of 60 law enforcement officers have died in firearms-related incidents in 2016, marking a 67 percent  increase since 2015, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reported.  Citing a preliminary report from January 1 through November 23, the organization said that Texas has seen the most fatalities this year with 18.  So far, 130 officers have died nationwide.
Police Academy Graduates New Officers
11/28/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department has added thirty-one (31) officers to their ranks after the graduation of the 120th academy class on Monday, November 28, 2016.  The rookie officers graduated in a ceremony held at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium.  The new officers will be assigned to patrol duties at the various Police Regional Command Centers.
Passing of Major Edwin Rodriguez
11/26/16 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Major Edwin Rodriguez. Major Rodriguez has been a colleague, mentor, and friend to many throughout his time with the NJDOC. Gone way too young at 44 years old, Major Rodriguez leaves behind his beautiful wife and 2 teenage children. He will be greatly missed.
Thanksgiving Message
11/24/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
Brothers and Sisters, Another year has passed but much remains the same. This past year has seen so many of our Brothers and Sisters killed in the line of duty, we have seen so many assaulted, we have even seen them subjected to criminal charges that seem based on public opinion as opposed to the guidelines of the law.
On Policing the Mentally Ill
11/23/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
It’s become abundantly clear to just about everyone that there is something mightily wrong with our mental health system. As LEOs, we don’t spend much time in places where things are going splendidly. We spend our time in broken places. And so it is with the mental health system.
FOPOhio Statement on Re-Trial of Officer Ray Tensing
11/22/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
For Immediate Release FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE OF OHIO STATEMENT ON DECISION TO RETRY OFFICER RAY TENSING CINCINNATI, OH 11/22/16 – Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio President Jay McDonald released the following statement today after Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced plans to retry Officer Ray Tensing.
Why suicides among police and soldiers show no sign of stopping
11/22/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Police and soldier suicides persist. Assuredly, soldiers are under significant stress abroad and here at home. Fighting nemeses in foreign territories, while sacrificing family-time to defend our nation, undeniably exacts a heavy toll on our military service-members. Domestically, ensuring freedoms and defending constitutional rights is compatibly rife with duress, yet cops suit-up daily.
The Invisible Blue Line
11/22/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
I woke up this morning to a nation reeling from the ambush and murder of three police officers. Men who had sworn to protect and serve, who were ambushed and executed in their patrol cars, in two instances shot in the head at close range. I woke up to a nation protesting their attack, their loss of life, because each life has value, and that value is equal.
EPPD Accepting Applications for Police Trainee
11/17/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police trainee.  The deadline to submit applications is November 29, 2016 and must be submitted online at the below listed link.  Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will close once the preset number of qualified applications are received.  https://www.governmentjobs.
The SPEA Endorses Thomas Ross In His Bid For Re-election to the Somerville Retirement Board - See the Attached Endorsement Letter
11/16/16 - Somerville Police Employee's Association
Police loosen standards for accepting recruits
11/16/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
By Dave Collins and Lisa Maria Pane Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Police departments are relaxing age-old standards for accepting recruits, from lowering educational requirements to forgiving some prior drug use, to try to attract more people to their ranks.
Support The Police Foundation - With Shop Amazon Smile
11/15/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Dear Law Enforcement Supporter, I am writing to you to tell you about how you can provide a donation to the Colorado Police Officers Foundation this holiday season by doing something that you are already doing…shopping for gifts. It’s very simple to donate to the Foundation if you shop online at Amazon.com through the AmazonSmile program.
TEST HEAD
11/15/16 - Duluth Police Local #807
.
Use Amazon and Support FOPOhio Foundation
11/14/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
Brothers and Sisters, With the Holiday shopping season already upon us, we usually encourage our members and supporters to shop local to benefit their local communities.  However, we are also asking that if you are going to shop using Amazon, that use the following link to get there: http://smile.amazon.
Veteran's Day
11/11/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
Brothers and Sisters, The FOP of Ohio would like to thank every veteran of the United States Armed Forces for their service to our country.  We especially thank our members who have or continue to serve the United States by being a member of our Armed Forces. We honor your commitment and sacrifice to our nation.
Insurance Benefits Open Enrollment for CY 2017
11/11/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The open enrollment period for Insurance Benefits continues through November 18, 2016.  This is ONLY is you need to make any changes to your current benefits.  Possible changes would include adding new dependents to your health benefits or making changes to your ancillary benefits such as dental and/or vision coverage, or making a change to your life insurance beneficiary designation.
Safe and Efficient? Far From It!
11/09/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Bad leadership often misses the boat on a good solution, especially when the decision maker does not know the profession of those they are supposed to be leading. This also happens when you don’t respect the people who are doing the job.
Police identify man shot by officer Saturday; allegedly lunged at officer with knife
11/07/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A police officer responding to a "suicide in progress" call shot a man who lunged at him with a knife, police officials said Monday. The shooting involving the officer happened shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of S. Glenwood.
Headlines Provided By:

UnionActive.com - Website Content Management System with Powerful Communication Tools for Union Website's, 100% Union Made in the USA.

GrievTrac.com - Online Grievance Tracking Software, 100% Union Made in the USA.

Unions-America.com - Union Website Design, Union Website Hosting, 100% Union Made in the USA.

 
 
IAFF Local 1580
Copyright © 2017, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

43697 hits since May 08, 2012
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image