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

The Police Officers Labor Council welcomes the following new units: UNIT   FORMER AFFILIATION Burton Command POAM Burton Patrol POAM Genesee Township Patrol MAP Missaukee County Administrators Independent Sanilac County Command POAM Sanilac County Dispatch POAM Southfield Patrol Independent affiliated with POAM

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Clay Township leaves POAM after decades of representation

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

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Clay Township Police had been with the POAM since they became unionized decades ago, but after recent years of officer complaints they asked the Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) to show them what they could offer. “I don’t think the guys felt like they were being represented,” said Clay […]

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Hurley Public Safety ecstatic about switch to POLC

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 29, 2017

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Hurley Hospital Public Safety Officers in Flint are raving about their experience with the POLC. The 50-member group voted to become POLC members in April 2016 and it’s been nothing short of an amazing turnaround for their unit, said Ken Schehr, the Local Union President. Formerly represented by POAM, […]

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MAPO Leads Charge Against House Bill 4001

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: March 4, 2017

House Bill 4001 would have eliminated the income tax in Michigan. This bill would have eliminated $10 Billion from the General Fund of the State of Michigan. Thanks to a group of responsible legislators, the bill was defeated by a vote of 55-52. This would have had a devastating impact on police department budgets at […]

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Wayne State K9 Officer missed by many

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 1, 2017

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from media reports Wayne State University (WSU) K9 Officer Collin Rose rode in the Police Unity Tour twice with his co-worker and friend WSU Investigator Chris Powell. The two were planning a third ride in the spring of 2017. It was going to be a big year […]

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Reward for information leading to the arrest of officer’s killer raised again, now $105,000

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: January 30, 2017

The reward for information leading to an arrest of the person who shot and killed Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose has been increased several times. Originally at $5,000, the total reward was raised to $105,000, according to media reports. Rose was shot Nov. 22, 2016 after stopping a suspicious man riding a blue mountain […]

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Fundraisers help family of fallen WSU Officer

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: December 16, 2016

Money is being raised for the family of Wayne State Police Officer Collin Rose, who was killed in the line of duty in November 2016. Several fundraising events are being organized and Collin Rose End of Watch (E.O.W.) items are being sold. Commemorative Challenge Coins in honor and memory of Rose are being sold for […]

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Police Officer Collin Rose – Funeral Arrangements

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: November 24, 2016

  The Police Officers Labor Council offers their condolences to Police Officer Collin Rose, his family and the entire Wayne State University Police Department.  End of Watch 11-23-2016. Funeral Arrangements for Officer Collin Rose Services will be as follows: Visitation Wed. Nov 30th 11-5 at Ford Field, 2000 Brush St. Detroit, MI 48226 Wed. Nov […]

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Davison Twp 312 Eligible

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: November 24, 2016

Given their Act 312 eligibility, dispatcher/clerks will participate in election Case name: Davison, Township of and POLC, 30 MPER 26 (Mich. ERC 2016). Ruling: MERC considered a union·s petition seeking to accrete the classification of dispatcher/clerk to its existing bargaining unit of municipal police officers. MERC decided that the petitioned-for dispatchers/clerks qualified as emergency telephone operators under […]

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