The Law Enforcement Journal

Guest Column – Benny Napoleon

by Sheriff Benny Napoleon First, let me thank the leadership and members of POAM and WCDSA for consistently working with my executive team and me to ensure the doors of communication swing freely in b...

The Treasurer’s Ledger – Spring 2011

by William Birdseye Eighteen months ago, the POAM Executive Board committed some of its financial resources and support staff to make our web site one of the most dynamic sources of police and labor i...

Vice-President’s Viewpoint – Spring 2011

by Harry Valentine Some will remember the week of January 16th as just another week. Working, family obligations, meetings, playoff football, or some other activity or event that is imprinted on your ...

From the President’s Desk – Spring 2011

by Jim Tignanelli The new year started like “open season” on those of us being served by collective bargaining agreements. Once we saw it starting in Wisconsin and Ohio, the natural presumption wa...

Monroe Police Cross-Train – Spring 2011

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor Monroe Police Chief Tom Moore was pleased when his patrol union agreed to implement 12-hour shifts in August, 2010. Moore and POA President Bryan Gee agreed that the 12-hour ...

Comfort Provider – Spring 2011

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor Judy Lauria became a pretty good seamstress out of necessity while raising her seven children in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Most people would say that having four of he...

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