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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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Interview With Peter Brown
Marc Fuller, 10/17/2019

Will and attorney Peter Brown, a partner in the law firm of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, the state of public sector bargaining and negotiations in California.LISTEN

Q & A
Will Aitchison, 09/21/2019

From Washington:Question: Can a patrol squad sergeant institute a DUI arrest competition among the officers of his/her squad and then compel the “losing officer” to purchase dinner or breakfast for the squad because he/she came in with the fewest DUI arrests in a certain time frame? Some new officer

Court Refuses To Give Advisory Opinion On Fire Department’s FLSA Question
Will Aitchison, 09/21/2019

The Spokane Valley Fire Department in Washington filed a federal court lawsuit against Local 3701 of the IAFF, seeking a declaratory judgment that some of its employees – battalion chiefs and fire marshals who are members of Local 3701 – were exempt from certain wage and hour provisions under the Fa