police unions

Pinkerton: In Defense of Police Unions

It seems that virtually all the groups on the political spectrum—conservatives, libertarians, liberals, and progressives—are converging together to crush police unions. And that’s a shame, because the rights of policemen and women, as workers, should be fully defended.

New York Police Benevolent Association President Mike OMeara and representatives from other NYPD and law enforcement unions holds a news confenece at the Icahn Stadium parking lot June 9, 2020 to address the "current anti-law enforcement environment" in New York. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo by TIMOTHY …

Texas Police Unions Call Out Obama’s Silence, Demand Action

The two largest police unions in Texas are pointing out President Barrack Obama’s silence on the issue of violence against police. They have sent strong worded letters to the President, asking him to speak out over the rising violence against and murder of law enforcement officers.

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Police Union Wants Killing Cops Treated as Hate Crime

With over 300,000 members, the National Fraternal Order of Police wants crimes against police officers to fall under the Congressional hate crimes statute. The move comes in the wake of the brutal murders of two New York City police officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

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Report: De Blasio Aides Urged NY Lawmakers to Denounce Police Union President

During the meetings Mayor Bill de Blasio had with five different New York City police unions on Tuesday, the mayor’s senior aides called top Democratic New York lawmakers on the city and state levels. They urged lawmakers to slam the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch and other officers for turning their backs on the mayor, DNAinfo reported.

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