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Line of duty deaths up 30 percent in first half of 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 17, 2017


— Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) Law enforcement line of duty deaths rose by 30 percent during the first half of 2017 compared to the same time period last year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). NLEOMF officials issued the 2017 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report […]

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Ford to cover cost of repairs for Police Explorers with carbon monoxide leaks

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 10, 2017


Ford Motor Company has agreed to cover the cost of repairs for carbon monoxide leaks in their Police Interceptor version of the Explorer. This comes after departments across the country have complained about high levels of carbon monoxide in the vehicles, according to a Fox61.com article. Ford will pay repair costs to all Police Interceptor […]

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Firearms leading cause of LOD deaths, ambushes on rise

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 23, 2017


—    Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) It’s a simple equation, yet many fail to realize when police officers are targeted and killed, we are all in danger. In 2016, officer duty deaths were the highest they’ve been in five years and deadly ambush attacks reached a 20-year high. “All of these […]

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News from MCOLES

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: January 6, 2017


Effective January 2, 2017, Police Officers are now “licensed” and not “certified” by MCOLES.  PA 289 of 2016 made the anticipated switch to licensing to match other Michigan professions.  The change in name has no effect on current officers status. The new law does expand the lists of criminal adjudications of guilt that shall result […]

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