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Big savings for NAPO members & spouses with hearing loss

Police officers are exposed to a lot of noise that, over time, can affect their hearing. Untreated hearing loss may contribute to many healt...

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Mt. Morris Officer saves elderly woman from fire

– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from news media A Mt. Morris Township K9 Officer’s quick thinking and action led to t...

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News Law Enforcement

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: April 28, 2020

Apply today for Bulletproof Vest Partnership grants, COVID-19 related funding

Applications are now being accepted for the Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. NAPO was instrumental in establishing the Bulletproof Partnership (BVP) Grant Program under the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 1998 to help fund state and local law enforcement efforts to purchase bullet resistant vests for their officers. Last year, through NAPO’s efforts, […]

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Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 8, 2020

Bay County Corrections Sergeants move to POLC pays off in first contract

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Bay County Corrections Sergeants took the opportunity to create their own unit when they joined the POLC along with Corrections Officers & Records Specialists in October 2019 and that move paid off. When the Sergeants were with their former union, the Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM), they didn’t feel […]

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Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 26, 2020

Gov. Whitmer extends Stay-at-Home order until June 12, State of Emergency until June 19

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the Stay-at-Home Executive Order until June 12 after announcing the re-opening of non-essential retail, non-emergency medical, dental and veterinary services, and allowing group gatherings up to 10 with social distancing. While non-essential retailers may open by appointment for up to 10 customers at a time beginning May 26, the State of […]

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Posted by: jgomori Posted date: April 22, 2020

Police Academy grad pursues life-long dream with help from LEEP

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Erik Rockwell always knew he wanted to become a police officer, but it wasn’t until he steered away from that path that he felt the pull to get back on course. “Ever since I as a little kid I always played the cop when I played cops and robbers,” Rockwell […]

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