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Fallen Heroes Memorial Raffle Fundraiser
07/16/2019

This years Raffle is for a basket of cheer and Sig P365. Tickets are $20 each. Click on the link below to see the flyer with the details of the raffle and how to obtain tickets.Memorial Raffle FlyerThe post Fallen Heroes Memorial Raffle Fundraiser appeared first on FOP 89 | Prince George’s County

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

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New Jersey Firefighter’s Punitive Damages Upheld
Will Aitchison, 08/20/2019

Fred Bonda worked as a fire inspector for the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey until he retired in 2014. Bonda sued the City, contending that the City had retaliated against him for his whistleblowing activity.Bonda relied on two categories of whistleblowing conduct: (1) reporting that the Fire Chief h

Chicago Officer Loses Discrimination Claim
Will Aitchison, 08/20/2019

Adam Wazny was born in Poland. He immigrated to the United States with his parents and siblings in the mid-1990s. Although he has lived in the United States for most of his life, Wazny speaks English with an accent.Wazny joined the Chicago Police Department in 2003. In 2009, after working in several

Lapse Of State Certification Results In Loss Of Officer’s Job
Will Aitchison, 08/20/2019

Adrian Rodriguez became a Miami police officer in 2007. In 2012, the City’s homicide unit received a tip that Rodriguez’s brother and father may have been involved in a homicide in 2007. In 2013, based on the results of an Internal Affairs investigation, Rodriguez was relieved of duty with pay. Whil