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Municipalities Seek POAM Expertise on Garrity

By Frank Guido, General Counsel It has been a pleasure representing the POAM membership for the past 25 years. Despite having written many articles for the Law Enforcement Journal, I have resisted the...





Local Associations Should Consider Fundraising

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor In 1992, state legislators and the Michigan Attorney Generals Office were fed up with complaints about unscrupulous professional fundraisers and their solicitation practices ...

County Police Can Patrol Highways for Less

By Jack McHugh for the Mackinac Center For Public Policy The next time you see a Michigan State Police trooper ticketing speeders, ask yourself this question: Why is a routine traffic safety enforceme...

A Fresh Look at 12-Hour Shifts

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, an unusual employee-driven process took root in America as fatigued shift workers convinced management that major scheduling ...

Pension Watch

By Dennis McGrann and Sherri L. Juell, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. You work your shift every day, watching out for the people you serve and your colleagues on the force. When it comes to keeping ...

POAM Office Staff

Behind every successful operation there are the support persons who are the “wind beneath the wings.” POAM’s daily operations are enhanced by its competent team of office staffers. F...

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