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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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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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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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