Fraternal Order of Police http://wmub.org en Cincy FOP President says hire more officers http://wmub.org/post/cincy-fop-president-says-hire-more-officers <p>Cincinnati Fraternal Order of Police President Kathy Harrell had a blunt message for city council about police department staffing.<br /><br />“We’re at the point right now that officers out on the street lives are in jeopardy,” Harrell said.&nbsp; “I’m going to get a lot of slack for saying that, but I don’t care.&nbsp; They’re out there with 187 less officers.”<br /><br />Harrell testified Tuesday before Council's Law and Public Safety Committee. &nbsp;<br /> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:35:49 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23248 at http://wmub.org Ohio AG speaks to Ohio FOP conference http://wmub.org/post/ohio-ag-speaks-ohio-fop-conference <p>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said law enforcement in the state is strained because of declining resources to pay for cops on the street.<br><br>He was in Cincinnati Friday to deliver opening remarks at the Ohio FOP annual conference. &nbsp;<br><br>“I think if you talk about the state of law enforcement, it is strained in this state,” DeWine said.&nbsp; “There are probably fewer people in most departments than were there 5 years ago.”<br> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:27:16 +0000 Jay Hanselman 16254 at http://wmub.org Ohio AG speaks to Ohio FOP conference Homeland Security chief Napolitano addresses FOP convention http://wmub.org/post/homeland-security-chief-napolitano-addresses-fop-convention <p>Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano focused on the importance of partnering with local law enforcement during remarks Monday morning to the National Fraternal Order of Police convention in Cincinnati.</p><p>She told some 4,000 first responders from around the country and Ireland that her department has been beefing up its cooperative efforts, especially by creating Fusion Centers where national and local agencies can share information.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:55:55 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16073 at http://wmub.org Homeland Security chief Napolitano addresses FOP convention Sen. Brown speaks at FOP convention http://wmub.org/post/sen-brown-speaks-fop-convention <p>Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke at the National FOP convention in Cincinnati Monday. He largely focused on the importance of collective bargaining. Click below to hear his remarks.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:44:35 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16065 at http://wmub.org Sen. Brown speaks at FOP convention