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Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 9, 2018

Line-of-duty deaths are lowest in 4 years

— Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) Law enforcement line-of-duty deaths nationwide over the past year were lower than they’ve been the past four years, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), a nonprofit group that has long tracked officer fatalities. The NLEOMF announced in its 2017 Preliminary Law […]

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Posted by: cindypolc Posted date: April 13, 2018

Underfunded Communities

PROTECTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT RETIREMENT AND BENEFITS ACT Underfunded Communities           On December 20, 2017, Public Act 202 of 2017, the Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act, MCL 38.2801 et seq., became law in Michigan. The Act created new duties for municipalities offering pension and/or retirement health benefits. It also created […]

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Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 10, 2018

Washington Report – April 9, 2018

NAPO supports the Opioid Overdose Reduction Act of 2018 (H.R. 4955). This bill would provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs; NAPO also pledged support for the Safer Streets Act of 2018 (H.R. 4767), which establishes a grant program under the Justice Department’s Office of Justice […]

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Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2018

First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Wayne County Regional Police Academy selected their first LEEP Award recipient, providing the pre-service cadet with $2,000 to help pay for her academy training. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award was presented to Jennifer Ratliff during the Nov. 9, 2017 graduation ceremony at Schoolcraft College in Livonia. […]

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