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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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LEEP Award ‘tremendous help’ to Mott police academy grad

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: September 20, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Garrett Guest left his job to successfully complete the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy at Mott Community College. So when he was given the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) $2,000 Award, he couldn’t have been more thankful. “I quit my job before I started the academy,” Guest said of […]

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3 steps to protect your personal information after Equifax breach

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: September 15, 2017


LJPR Financial Advisors, which provides financial advice for POLC/GELC members, is advising members to go beyond what Equifax originally suggested in the wake of their security breach. That breach compromised the personal information of almost half the U.S. population. Click on the link below to the LJPR article to find out the three steps you […]

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LEEP Award recipient is passionate about law enforcement

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


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Ryan Nicley was having a hard time deciding if he wanted to be a police officer or a teacher. He listened to advice to pursue the latter, but after a couple years in college he knew he made the wrong choice. “Coming out of high school it was either […]

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Register today for annual POLC/GELC conference

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: June 26, 2017


Register today for the 2017 POLC/GELC Conference, which is being held at Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City Sept. 20-22. The Conference will feature a Labor Seminar, cocktails on the beach the night before the Seminar, and the choice of attending a Libation Tour or Golf Outing. Featured Speaker Will Aitchison will discuss negotiations, critical […]

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POLC, GELC hire new attorney as Zulch accepts State Mediator position

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: June 23, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor POLC Labor Attorney Tom Zulch has made a career of helping officers through the worst times in their careers. Now he will take his extensive labor relations experience to the State of Michigan as a Mediator. Zulch is leaving the POLC/GELC by the end of June and beginning his […]

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OCC’s new director taught latest LEEP Award recipient

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


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The new Director of Law Enforcement Training at Oakland Community College enjoyed teaching recent Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award recipient Alex Linke. “I taught at the academy for 14 years before I got this job,” said Lt. Dave Ceci. “I teach defensive tactics and physical fitness. I’m with […]

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LEEP Awards continue legacy of Macomb College Police Director

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


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The man who led the charge to honor police academy graduates who excel in the academy while bearing all of the tuition costs themselves recently retired, but his efforts continue to pay off. Aaron Coates, 24, is the last Macomb Police Academy graduate to be awarded the Law Enforcement […]

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LEEP, POLC honored as Community Partners

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 21, 2017


—By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor It’s hard to imagine what a roller coaster ride this year has been for POLC Labor Rep. Will Keizer, from raising the bar to the highest level yet for participation and fundraising during Gilda’s Run in July, to training another POLC Labor Rep. to take over organizing the annual event […]

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POLC Meets With WMPF

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: February 28, 2017


On February 15, 2017, the Michigan Association of Police Organizations (MAPO) met with several members of the West Michigan Policy Forum in Grand Rapids. MAPO was represented by Rob Figurski, Director of the Police Officers Labor Council; Michael Sauger, President of MAPO and Warren Police Officers Association; Andy Bingel, President of Grand Rapids Police Officers […]

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