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News Law Enforcement

Posted by: Jennifer Foley Posted date: March 19, 2015


National Police Week 2015

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, National Police Week. Click here for events that are planned at the national level in Washington D.C. as well as Michigan’s Peace Officers’ Candlelight Memorial Service, honoring those who died in the […]

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Posted by: Jennifer Foley Posted date: July 24, 2015


Bloomfield Hills Dispatch leaves POAM for POLC

— By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor Bloomfield Hills Dispatch recently joined their comrades in the Police Officers Labor Council (POLC). The seven-member unit, formerly represented by POAM, voted unanimously in May to join the POLC. The group had been with the POAM at least 15 years, said Communications Specialist Gary Houghton, the local union president. […]

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News New Legislation

Posted by: Jennifer Foley Posted date: June 4, 2015


Washington Report – June 1, 2015

NAPO’s support for the Justice for Victim’s of Trafficking Act paid off when President Barack Obama signed it into law May 29, 2015. For this and information on other law enforcement legislative intiatives, please click on the link below.

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News Latest POLC

Posted by: Jennifer Foley Posted date: July 30, 2015

POLC Labor Rep. Frank Klik (left) presents Macomb Police Academy graduate Matthew McPhillips with a LEEP Award.

Academy graduate transitions from pastor to officer

— By Jennifer Foley, POJ Editor At 44-years-old Matthew McPhillips is not your typical Macomb Police Academy graduate, but the church pastor’s drive to become a law enforcement officer was inspiring to his fellow cadets and staff alike, earning him the honor of a $1,000 Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award. “He was incredibly highly […]

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