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Veterans Day 2022

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: November 11, 2022

The POLC extends our heartfelt appreciation to Law Enforcement Officers who have served in the military and all United States Veterans. Thank you for your service and sacrifice!

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Governor declares October 28th First Responders’ Day in Michigan

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: October 28, 2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation declaring October 28th, 2022 as First Responders’ Day in Michigan. First responders include police offices, 911 dispatchers, firefighters, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical services personnel, search and rescue teams, and members of other organizations in the public safety sector. Michigan’s highly-trained first responders risk their lives each day to make […]

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$30 million in grants available now for hiring police officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: October 17, 2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced $30 million in grant scholarships are now available to help local law enforcement agencies hire more police officers by providing funding to help cover basic law enforcement training academy costs and recruit salaries for individuals employed by a law enforcement agency and enrolled in an academy session. “As a former prosecutor, […]

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POLC-represented officers among 30 TEAM School Liaison Program graduates

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: October 11, 2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan students will soon benefit from the addition of 30 police officers recently trained in the Teaching, Educating, and Mentoring (TEAM) School Liaison Program, including officers from several POLC-represented departments. “Today’s officer graduates from the TEAM School Liaison Program have received high-quality training from the MSP to protect and serve […]

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POLC remembers bravery, sacrifice of 9/11 heroes

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: September 9, 2022

The Police Officers Labor Council honors the brave first responders who risked and lost their lives to rescue victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. We will always remember your service and sacrifice.

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COVID-19 impacts decline in duty deaths in first half of 2022

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 15, 2022

Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and 2022 Mid-Year Preliminary Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report Law Enforcement fatalities fell 31 percent in the first half of 2022 compared to the same time period in 2021, with COVID-19 continuing to impact line-of-duty deaths, according to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund. In the first […]

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POLC-represented departments among those awarded from $5 million grant fund

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 24, 2022

Nine POLC-represented departments are among the more than 60 Michigan communities which will soon begin receiving awards from the $5 million First Responder Training and Grant Program. “Michigan’s first responders put their lives on the line to keep us all safe and we must have their backs,” Governor Gretchen Whitmer said. “Today’s grants will help […]

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Whitmer recognizes ‘EMS Heroes’ for saving lives during pandemic

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 16, 2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recognizing Michigan’s EMS Heroes for their lifesaving work on the front lines of the pandemic by proclaiming May 15-21 as EMS Recognition Week. “Michigan’s EMS Heroes step up to serve our communities every day,” Whitmer said. “During EMS Recognition Week, let’s thank our local heroes for always being there when we […]

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Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority seeking experienced Law Enforcement Officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: March 4, 2022

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) is seeking experienced law enforcement officers to join the Airport Police force to perform specialized law enforcement duties focusing on aviation security and safety. Initial salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Please see the job posting below for more details on the position and how to apply.

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NAPO condemns criminal indictment of 19 Austin Police Officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 21, 2022

NAPO issued a statement condemning the decision of Travis County, Texas District Attorney José Garza seeking the criminal indictment of 19 Austin Police Officers for their law enforcement actions during violent protests in May 2020 over the death of George Floyd. Please click on the link below to read the statement.

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