Grand Traverse County MERC Ruling

State of Michigan employment relations commission (MERC) labor relations division ruling This MERC ruling was a landmark case in Michigan in a variety of ways. The Employer had voted to change employee premium sharing during the effective term of a collective bargaining agreement. The members will have monies reimbursed to them due to the outcome … Continued

Peters, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Violent Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize funding for the Project Safe Neighborhoods program, a nationwide partnership between federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutors that uses evidence-based and data-driven approaches to reduce violent crime. “Far too many families know the devastating toll gun … Continued

Job Openings at the 35th District Court Available for Retired Police Officers!

Job openings for retired police officers looking for part-time employment The 35th District Court has several job openings for personnel to supervise misdemeanor defendants sentenced to the work detail program. Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm Job Details The 35th District Court operates two vans on Thursday and 3 vans on both Saturdays and Sundays, and each … Continued

10th Annual Center Line POA Charity Golf Outing

Four Person Scramble at The Myth Golf Course When: Saturday June 16th, 2018 Check In: 8:30am Shotgun Start: 9:00am Price: $100 per person Golf Outing Includes the Following 18 Holes (with cart) Vegas Hole Continental Breakfast 50/50 Drawing Steak Dinner Closest to Pin Hot Dogs & Chips at Turn Longest Drive 5 Drink Tickets $5,000 … Continued

1st Annual Mid-Michigan Emergency Services Showcase

What A social and competitive physical fitness competition between Emergency Departments in the Tri-City area. When Saturday, June 16th, 2018 Opening Ceremonies start at 8:30am Events start at 9:00am Where Dow High School – Track & Field 3901 North Saginaw Rd Midland, MI $100 Team Entry, teams may: Be department sponsored Acquire a business sponsor … Continued

Letter from OCDSA President, Joe Walker, to POAM

March 30, 2018 POAM President Jim Tignanelli Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) Dear Jim, Good afternoon! I’d like to share with you what our local unit accomplished this past December with the POAM’s assistance in contract negotiations with the assistance of POAM Business Agent Jon Pignataro. Going into negotiations, some of our job classifications … Continued

Memo From POAM President, Jim Tignanelli

Those of us who live and breathe 24 hour news cycles, the POTUS/SCOTUS networks on XM/Sirius, and read cards from legislators, among other things, have more than one problem. Yes, no one wants to sit by us, let alone hear us talk to the television. There is another problem, however, and more important one, in … Continued

March 2018 POAM Washington Report

The House and Senate passed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending measure that would boost funding for defense and domestic programs early in the morning on Friday, March 23rd, almost 24 hours before the deadline to fund the government would have expired. President Trump signed the measure into law that afternoon. The bipartisan measure is consistent … Continued

POAM Leadership Team Member, Joe Walker, Authors Sheriff’s Correctional Deputies Article

Joe Walker, a member of POAM Leadership, authored a fantastic article for CorrectionsOne. “This is why Joe Walker is part of the POAM leadership team.  He’s a true leader among his peers.” – James Tignanelli, President POAM “The vital (and hidden) role of sheriff’s correctional deputies: Sheriff’s correctional deputies aren’t nearly in the public eye … Continued

Process Server Job Opening for Muskegon County

Muskegon County is looking to hire a Process Server Someone who is a self-starter, has good organizational skills, is good with directions, and has basic computer skills. Required Qualifications for Employment Must be 18 years or older Have a valid driver’s license Provide proof of car insurance and vehicle registration Have a reliable vehicle Have … Continued