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Register today for the 2023 POLC/GELC Annual Meeting & Labor Seminar, scheduled for Sept. 13-15 at the Park Place Hotel & Conference Center in beautiful Traverse City.

Register today for NAPO’s 45th Annual Convention  in Los Angeles, California July 16-19, 2023.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation aimed at retaining police officers to keep communities safe. Law enforcement agencies may now enter into agreements to collect reimbursement for all or part of the cost of an employee’s academy training, based on the length of service, if the employee voluntarily departs the agency within four years of completing academy training.

On May 25, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the National Accreditation Standards, which will be used to determine if a law enforcement agency accreditation entity qualifies as an “authorized, independent credentialing body” pursuant to Section 19 of the President’s Executive Order on police and criminal justice reform.

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Two Macomb Community College Police Academy graduates were selected to receive Richard R. Weiler Scholarship Awards for taking the lead and inspiring their fellow classmates. Garrett Lauzon and James Lietzow were honored with the $500 Awards during Macomb Police Academy’s graduation ceremony Dec. 19, 2022.

On May 18, during a markup in honor of National Police Week, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved by voice vote four of NAPO’s priority bills: the Recruit and Retain Act, the Project Safe Neighborhoods Reauthorization Act, the COPS on the Beat Grant Program Parity Act, and the Strong Communities Act.

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Rochester Patrol Officers were getting tired of being docked for wage increases by their Union, so when they learned the POLC handled their dues much differently, they opted to switch representation.

Register by May 1 for NAPO’s 2023 Lobby Day Legislative Breakfast & Legislative Awards Luncheon, which is Thursday, May 11 on Capitol Hill. This is a great opportunity to lobby Congressional Representatives and Senators on behalf of your members concerning the issues which affect law enforcement; The House passed a joint resolution (H.J.Res.

Join NAPO on May 11 for our Lobby Day & Legislative Awards Luncheon on Capitol Hill, lobbying Congressional Representatives and Senators on behalf of your members concerning issues which affect law enforcement.

By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor At a time when potential Law Enforcement Officers are departing agencies across the nation in record numbers, Curt June is starting his second career as a Police Officer. The 48-year-old retired teacher was honored with the $500 Collin Birnie Scholarship Award during the Dec. 19, 2022 graduation ceremony at Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA).

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