home | contact

News Member

Hastings switches to POLC for full-time representation

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: May 24, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The idea that your labor representative is only working their job part-time and secondary to another job is pretty unsettling. So when POAM notified Hastings Police they would be cutting back on their representation, the group decided they could definitely do better. “They were not happy with POAM specifically […]

Read More

Investigation continues as Officer Ginka laid to rest

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: May 22, 2017


— Excerpted from media reports Norton Shores Police Officer Jonathan Ginka was laid to rest following an honor guard funeral May 16 which included hundreds of officers and civilians, but the investigation into the cause of his death continues. Ginka was traveling south on Henry Street just south of Ross Road when his cruiser crossed […]

Read More

Fiancée, police pay tribute to WSU Sergeant Rose

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: May 5, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The pain is still fresh for Nicole Salgot who lost her fiancée, Wayne State University (WSU) Police Sergeant Collin Rose right before Thanksgiving 2016, but with officers rallying around her, she will take Rose’s spot in the 2017 Police Unity Tour. The ride will be tough for Salgot on […]

Read More

Welcome Aboard

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2017


The Police Officers Labor Council welcomes the following new units: UNIT   FORMER AFFILIATION Burton Command POAM Burton Patrol POAM Genesee Township Patrol MAP Missaukee County Administrators Independent Sanilac County Command POAM Sanilac County Dispatch POAM Southfield Patrol Independent affiliated with POAM

Read More

Clay Township leaves POAM after decades of representation

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 5, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Clay Township Police had been with the POAM since they became unionized decades ago, but after recent years of officer complaints they asked the Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) to show them what they could offer. “I don’t think the guys felt like they were being represented,” said Clay […]

Read More

Hurley Public Safety ecstatic about switch to POLC

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 29, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Hurley Hospital Public Safety Officers in Flint are raving about their experience with the POLC. The 50-member group voted to become POLC members in April 2016 and it’s been nothing short of an amazing turnaround for their unit, said Ken Schehr, the Local Union President. Formerly represented by POAM, […]

Read More

MAPO Leads Charge Against House Bill 4001

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: March 4, 2017


House Bill 4001 would have eliminated the income tax in Michigan. This bill would have eliminated $10 Billion from the General Fund of the State of Michigan. Thanks to a group of responsible legislators, the bill was defeated by a vote of 55-52. This would have had a devastating impact on police department budgets at […]

Read More

Wayne State K9 Officer missed by many

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 1, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from media reports Wayne State University (WSU) K9 Officer Collin Rose rode in the Police Unity Tour twice with his co-worker and friend WSU Investigator Chris Powell. The two were planning a third ride in the spring of 2017. It was going to be a big year […]

Read More

Member Archives