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Please help our brother and sister Officers affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 31, 2017

A letter from William J. Johnson, NAPO Executive Director and Michael “Mick” McHale, NAPO President As all of us in law enforcement are aware, Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction in Texas and other areas of the Gulf Coast United States. Many homes flooded, were wiped out or burned to the ground. Many residents […]

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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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The 10 States with the Most Overworked Police Officers

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: November 3, 2016

Michigan Ranked #1 with the Most Overworked Police Officers As stated in the following article, the men and women of the Michigan law enforcement community are the most overworked. The information obtained from a national study comprising of FBI statistics, census data and analysis shows that Michigan officers average 5 more crimes per officer than […]

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Citizens’ Police Academy strengthens relationship between police, residents

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: October 19, 2016

— By Jennifer Gomori with excerpts from The Voice The Chesterfield Township Police Department is inviting residents and business owners to take a look into the inner workings of the department as a method of enhancing community relations. The inaugural Citizens’ Police Academy was held this spring. Designed to provide hands-on experience in law enforcement, […]

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