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Police widows angry city may cut benefits

Police widows angry city may cut benefits

Watch this news report carefully. This is the most effective argument we’ve seen against making any cuts to benefits of law enforcement officers and their families. Get a friendly reporter in your city to interview survivors who tell their stories and talk about what will happen to them and their families if the cuts go […]

They’ve got his back

They’ve got his back

The Utah FOP is lambasting Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. The comments are in response to his announcement that he has filed manslaughter charges against former West Valley City Police Detective Shaun Cowley.  “it’s extremely unethical,” says Ian Adams, spokesperson for the Utah Fraternal Order of Police.  Adams says Gill took too long […]

Sgt: 6 minutes of brilliance

Sgt: 6 minutes of brilliance

Watch this Harvard commencement speech by Jon Murad, a sergeant with the NYPD. He was better than Oprah – the keynote speaker at the Harvard graduation 2013. Jon is now assigned to NYPD Headquarters – 1 Police Plaza, NYC. Cops have to get out there and give similar speeches in every forum possible. Best possible […]

The power of video: Cops Count, Police Matter

The power of video: Cops Count, Police Matter

Check out this 6 minute video from NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton talking to the 35,000 plus sworn personnel about his goals for the Department, his expectations of his officers, and most importantly the crucial role law enforcement plays in our democracy and why the job, for all its downsides, is one of the most rewarding […]

Who’s the bully here? You decide

Who’s the bully here? You decide

Watch Gov. Chris Christie go after the teachers and their union. He calls the New Jersey Teachers union, corrupt bullies. That’s the fight he says. Who is going run our schools? Parents or the mindless, faceless union leaders who use raw power to bully local city councils. No doubt, he feels the same thing about […]

A battle that never ends

A battle that never ends

Gary Delagnes, former president of the San Francisco POA, has been a tireless advocate for his members. Listen as he talks about the enormous hurdles he and his team constantly face in their ongoing struggle to make a better life for their members.

Cops and firefighters flock to protest rally

Cops and firefighters flock to protest rally

At stake is dues deduction and contributions to politicians on our side. Hundreds of union members including police, firefighters, nurses and teachers, gathered last week at the Pennsylvania state capitol for a rally against legislation that would prohibit the deduction of union dues and political action committee contributions from public sector employee associations. State representative […]

The looting of your pension funds

The looting of your pension funds

An explosive investigative report on the looting of your pension. Matt Tiabbi’s research reveals that cuts to your pension that you earned under contractual agreement equal fees paid to Wall Street to manage your city, town, county or province’s investments. This is an illegal transfer of earned wealth from cops, teachers and firefighters to Wall […]

Documentary film on guys who are trying to destroy your profession (and you)

Documentary film on guys who are trying to destroy your profession (and you)

At your next union meeting think about showing them this film. David Koch and his brother Charles are spending millions to steal your pension and your job.

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Best cop ever

Best cop ever

Should get the Nobel Peace Prize. Or at least “Most Professional Officer of the Year” for the whole world. From the Hamilton PD in Ontario, Canada. What you guys go through is beyond belief. —

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Making a deal

Making a deal

There was a time in the U.S. where Democratic presidents and conservative Senators and Representatives each gave up something to compromise and make a deal on major legislation that moved the country forward. It’s the same dynamic that’s so important for police unions when they sit down to negotiate their contracts. But sadly the spirit […]

The Duffel Blog: A website you’ll love

The Duffel Blog: A website you’ll love

Do you know about the Duffel Blog website? It’s one of the funniest things we’ve come across. Check out their monthly news roundup. This stuff is out there. Writing mostly under pen names, the tribe of former and current service members behind the satirical Duffel Blog regularly lampoons military leaders, blasts the bureaucracy and mocks […]

Gather forces, stick together, get out the truth

Gather forces, stick together, get out the truth

  Submitted by Ron Cottingham President, PORAC San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s so-called “Pension Reform Act” has everyone at the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), alarmed. Reed has had local success with his pension initiative and is now joining with out-of-state billionaires to change a long standing California policy concerning our pensions that […]

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Brilliant way to reach out to the community

Brilliant way to reach out to the community

Check out this 9 minute video produced by the Vancouver Police Dept. in Canada. It’s a tribute to their officers who served in war. This is a great tribute and every police association and union should think about producing a similar video honoring the members of their agency who served their country in the military. […]

Start hitting back

Start hitting back

A recent attack on your job and pensions appears in  the Oct 25 edition of the Spokesman Review out of Spokane, Washington.  The headline? “Public unions want moon, sweetened pensions, too.” The piece was submitted by an organization called The Washington Policy Center. These so-called think-tanks are everywhere. The Washington Police Center is just one […]

More reasons to get off Facebook. NOW!

More reasons to get off Facebook. NOW!

Dade County PBA Pres riles up the crowd

Dade County PBA Pres riles up the crowd

When John Rivera, president of the Dade County PBA (representing over 7000 county law enforcement officers) along with members of the Jackson Health System, the County’s Water and Sewer Division and others, discovered the county was sitting on a a multi-million dollar slush fund at the same time officials were trying to cut their pay […]

Enough is enough

Enough is enough

While the public has a hard time watching cops being brutally attacked on film and even dying, it’s important they understand  the risk and horror the work can mean. Watch the officers who survived brutal attacks and talk about their choice to remain in law enforcement and continue serving and protecting the people of Dade County’s […]

Judge screws up

Judge screws up

And it costs an officer his life. See his union president call a press conference and go into a justifiable rage. San Francisco POA’s Gary Delagnes.