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Winter 2019 Police Officers Journal ready to view

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: February 15, 2019


The Winter 2019 edition of the Police Officers Journal digital interactive Flip Page is available for viewing by clicking here. To enlarge the Flip Page to maximum size for easy viewing, please click on the Fullscreen (picture frame) icon on the right bottom of the page next to the Share (envelope) icon. Readers can also […]

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Battle Creek Police maximizing new facility

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 29, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from Battle Creek Police, Battle Creek Enquirer and WBCK 95.3 Battle Creek Police moved into their newly constructed larger facility in late summer and by early November workers were completing the teardown of the outgrown and outdated 1971 structure to make room for increased parking for city […]

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Welcome Aboard

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 21, 2018


The Police Officers Labor Council welcomes the following new units: UNIT FORMER AFFILIATION Burton Command COAM Burton Patrol POAM  

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Dog park honors fallen POLC Officer

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: July 17, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Rose Dog Park, in honor of fallen Wayne State University Police K9 Officer Collin Rose, is now open. The public is invited to bring their dogs for some off leash play in the park, located at 3701 Trumbull in Detroit’s Woodbridge Neighborhood. The park was officially dedicated May 26, […]

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Hamburg Patrol, Command resolve to settle better contract with POLC’s help

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 23, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Hamburg Township Patrol and Command were preparing for mediation with their Employer six months after their contract expired when they decided to change directions, switching their Union representation in December 2017. Now with POLC, their New Year’s resolution is to avoid repeating past negotiations practices. “The Township representation wanted […]

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Underfunded Communities

Posted by: Staff Posted date: April 13, 2018


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 the Municipal Stability Board within […]

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Kalkaska County Command seeks POLC help

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 13, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor It’s one thing to follow up with your Union representative about ratification of a tentative agreement. It’s quite another to do their job for them. That’s the situation Kalkaska County Command staff increasingly found themselves in when dealing with their former Union, the Command Officers Association of Michigan (COAM), […]

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Kalkaska County Non-Supervisory Employees choose POLC to be heard

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 3, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Kalkaska County Corrections, Deputies & Dispatch Employees have been patient and done their research. Now they just want a fair shake during contract talks. That’s why they chose the POLC to represent them. “It had just been years of butting heads with them and we felt it was time […]

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POLC quickly negotiates first contract for Arenac Corrections

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 30, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Arenac County Corrections Employees existing contract hadn’t yet expired, but they were more than ready to leave their former Union and become new members of the Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) in November 2017. With their Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) contract set to expire Dec. 31, POLC […]

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Welcome Aboard

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 27, 2018


The Police Officers Labor Council welcomes the following new units: UNIT FORMER AFFILIATION Arenac Corrections POAM Hamburg Township Command MAP Hamburg Township Patrol MAP Kalkaska County Command COAM Kalkaska County Non-Supervisory COAM  

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