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Recognize a deserving POLC-represented officer for their extraordinary service by nominating them today for a 2024 POLC Outstanding Service Award! Written nominations for POLC Outstanding Service Awards must be signed and submitted by supervisors or any POLC member by no later than June 1, 2024.

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) honored two graduates of Macomb Community College Police Academy as the first Robert Figurski Award recipients.  Cadets Alex Roberts and Luxie Kouza each received the $500 awards named in honor of POLC/GELC Labor Representative Robert Figurski, who served as the Unions’ Director from May 2016 until June 2023.

Troy Taylor, co-owner of Blue Line Hockey Development and former POLC/GELC Executive Committee member, accepts a $2,000 donation for the 2024 Michigan Special Hockey Clinic from POLC Director Jim Stachowski (right).

Download: Mich. Special Hockey Clinic Flyer.jpg

The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) President Mick McHale released a statement after one of the deadliest days for law enforcement occurred on Monday, April 29, 2024: On Monday, our nation saw one of the deadliest days for law enforcement when eight law enforcement officers were shot, four of whom were killed, while serving a warrant in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Download: NAPO Statement on Deaths of LEOs in Charlotte.pdf

Legislative committees have been busy reporting budget bills over the past few weeks, as the House and Senate continue work on the state’s fiscal year 2025 budget. The Legislature must pass and present appropriations bills to Governor Gretchen Whitmer by July 1 with the budget taking effect Oct. 1st. Democrats have regained control of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Download: Karoub Report - Apr 2024_compressed.pdf

Register by May 6 to join NAPO on Tuesday, May 14th for our Annual Lobby Day & Legislative Awards Luncheon on Capitol Hill. Prior to lobbying Capitol Hill, plan to attend NAPO’s Legislative Breakfast for an update on NAPO’s legislative priorities, results to date from the 118th Congress, and to receive handouts to use during your Hill visits.

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Klodian Cizmja had a good job working as a project underwriter for a wholesale mortgage lender, but there was just one problem – he was not fulfilling his dream. The 39-year-old married father of a 1-1/2-year-old son decided it was time to take the final step to become a law enforcement officer.

Don’t forget to help honor this year’s TOP COPS. The TOP COPS Law Enforcement Sponsorship deadline is April 16, 2024. The TOP COPS Awards® will be presented during a Reception and Dinner May 12. To support NAPO’s efforts in producing a deserving tribute, we are asking all NAPO members to please consider becoming a Law Enforcement Organization Sponsor.

New three-year agreement expires Nov. 30, 2026. Wages: 6% increase effective Dec. 1, 2023. 3% increase effective Dec. 1, 2024. 3% increase effective Dec. 1, 2025. *New starting wages for Laborers, Operator 1 and Operator 2 positions are as follows: Laborer = Increased from $18 per hour to $21.50 per hour. Operator 1 = Increased from varying wages based on experience to $22.

A federal judicial panel issued their decision on March 27, securing implementation of the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission's (ICRC) redrawn House districts 1-14 and 16 for the 2024 elections. All 110 House districts are up for reelection in November. The ICRC will soon begin work to remap Senate districts 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, and 11, as mandated by the panel.

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