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HB100 Retirement Pension Tax Subtraction Modification
06/16/2017

Due to several requests we are putting this information out again and giving you the ability to read the law. On April 18, 2017 the Governor signed HB100.This bill gives retired officer’s 55 or older that live in Maryland a pension income tax subtraction modification in the amount of $15,000. We h

FOP89 FALLEN HEROE’S MEMORIAL BRICK’S
03/13/2017

FOP Lodge 89 is creating a Heroes’ Walk at our Fallen Heroes’ Memorial. You can now purchase a brick for the walk which can be engraved with a personalized message. See the link below for a copy of the brochure which has full details and ordering information.FOP89-Brick-BrochureTo go directly to t

Tax Subtraction for Active Officers
02/08/2017

Beginning January 1, 2016, “law enforcement officers” can claim an income tax subtraction modification for the first $5,000 of income earned if:The section below is taken directly from the Maryland State Comptroller Website. Frequently Asked Questions About Income TaxLink to section on website30. W

LEOSA date notifications
02/06/2017

The Range asked us to pass on that their will be an added LEOSA training on February 13 at 1500 hours. Also, the March 14th date is full. Time will be 1600 due to the change to Daylight Savings Time.Lt. Baden is waiting for OIT to get his desk phone set up so he can put a message on it, but at thi

Public Safety Labor News

Interview With Lisa Charbonneau
Marc Fuller, 04/16/2020

Are you interested in the Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA, as it is commonly known? Do you ponder over the Garicia decision? Daydream about Department of Labor regulations? Does thinking about what needs to be included in the regular rate of pay make you feel tingly all over? Then boy, do we have t

Officer Loses Lawsuit Against Prosecutor For Roll Call Comments
Will Aitchison, 04/03/2020

Edwin Diaz is a Miami-Dade Police Officer assigned to the Department’s Narcotics Bureau. On February 26, 2016, Diaz was arrested as part of a sting operation being conducted by the Department, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. The investigation fo

Q&A
Will Aitchison, 04/03/2020

From Florida:Question: I have a question regarding the City of Tampa’s practice of temporarily rescheduling a police officer’s work schedule in order to staff a city-sponsored special event such as a parade. We believe it’s done to avoid paying overtime that would be paid in order to staff the event