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Man who shot police arraigned in murder of Officer Rose

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 4, 2017


– By Jennifer Gomori, with excerpts from news media Over eight months after his murder, the man accused of shooting two Detroit Police Officers, has been formally charged with the killing of Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose. Raymond Durham, 60, was arraigned on charges of first-degree premeditated murder, murder of a peace officer, […]

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Missaukee County Administrators look forward to first contract

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


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Missaukee County Administrators were never formally represented by a union – they didn’t feel the need. But with a growing Command staff, they decided to join the POLC. “We actually have a good employer employee relationship. It’s just a matter of looking toward the future,” said 911 Coordinator Ed […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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, […]

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