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Check it out: Spring Police Officers Journal debuts interactive Flip Page

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 26, 2018


– By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor This Spring the Police Officer’s Journal is making its’ debut as an interactive digital Flip Page, which readers can view on their computers and smartphones. Click here to view the first Flip Page POJ, which can be accessed by clicking on the Spring 2018 Journal on the Publications pages […]

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First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Wayne County Regional Police Academy selected their first LEEP Award recipient, providing the pre-service cadet with $2,000 to help pay for her academy training. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award was presented to Jennifer Ratliff during the Nov. 9, 2017 graduation ceremony at Schoolcraft College in Livonia. […]

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Police academy grad’s dedication pays off with LEEP Award

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 12, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor John D’Amico took the necessary steps to prepare for and put himself through the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) and his initiative showed in his academic and training performance. “I already had my associate’s in Criminal Justice from Oakland Community College,” D’Amico said of the degree he completed […]

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Oakland Police Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired as Deputy

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 4, 2018


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Thomas McClure has no previous law enforcement experience, but his proven abilities at Oakland Police Academy earned him a $2,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award and a full-time Deputy job immediately after graduation. “He worked very hard in the academy and was well-liked by his peers,” said Oakland […]

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Macomb Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired by MSP

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


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Derek Staelgraeve dreamed of becoming a Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper, but after he applied, he didn’t wait around to be hired. He paid his way through Macomb Police Academy. So he was grateful when he received a Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award of $2,000 to help with […]

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Save the Date – 2018 POLC/GELC Conference

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 9, 2018


Mark your calendars! The 2018 POLC/GELC Annual Conference is scheduled for Sept. 20-21 at Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City. The event will feature a Cocktail Reception Under the Stars Wednesday, Sept. 19 and a choice of participating in the Annual POLC/GELC Golf Outing or Libation Tour. For more information, please click on the link […]

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Flip the pages in new digital Police Officers Journal

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


From body cameras with footage stored on the Cloud to advancements in evidence collection, criminal pursuits and investigations, technology plays a key role in law enforcement today. Municipalities are also becoming faster and more efficient, putting aside paper and reaching out to residents through social media, interactive websites, digital invitations and more. The digital age, […]

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AVOIDING A RECORD OF ALLEGED DISCIPLINARY CHARGES

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


AVOIDING A RECORD OF ALLEGED DISCIPLINARY CHARGES BY RESIGNATION OR SETTLEMENT NOW PREVENTED BY THE SOON TO BE ENACTED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SEPARATION OF SERVICE RECORD ACT                                                                                     By: Peter P. Sudnick, Esq. The Michigan legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill to create the Law Enforcement Officer Separation of Service Record Act to mandate that […]

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