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What Hasn't Changed Since Waco

What Hasn't Changed Since Waco

Everyone is talking about the WACO miniseries – so, we will too –from a current threat and technology perspective.

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Newark (NJ) Sergeant Receives March 2018 Officer of the Month Award

Newark (NJ) Sergeant Receives March 2018 Officer of the Month Award

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Sergeant Juan Gonzalez, of the Newark (NJ) Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for March 2018.

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Sixth Circuit: Qualified Immunity Denied in Claim of Alleged Race-Based Stop, Search, and Arrest

Sixth Circuit: Qualified Immunity Denied in Claim of Alleged Race-Based Stop, Search, and Arrest

In June 2014, Vanessa Enoch and Avery Corbin attended a pretrial hearing at the Hamilton County Courthouse.

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It’s (almost) National Park Week!

It’s (almost) National Park Week!

Tune in next week to hear from the National Parks Service (NPS) about all the activities going on around the country for National Park Week April 21-29, including Junior Ranger Day and Park Prescription Day.

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Get Outside for National Park Week!

Get Outside for National Park Week!

Tune in this week week to hear from the National Parks Service (NPS) about all the activities going on around the country for National Park Week April 21-29, including Junior Ranger Day and Park Prescription Day.

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OPM Releases New Weather and Safety Leave Regulations

OPM Releases New Weather and Safety Leave Regulations

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced new weather and safety leave regulations, seemingly dramatically reducing the ability of employees who telework to receive weather and safety leave.

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Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert Latest Official to Resign

Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert Latest Official to Resign

Staffing changes within the Trump White House continued this week, as newly confirmed National Security Adviser John Bolton assumed his post, reportedly influencing the departure, one day later, of Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert.

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Tax Reform Change Threatens “Potentially Ruinous” Damage to Some Feds’ Finances

Tax Reform Change Threatens “Potentially Ruinous” Damage to Some Feds’ Finances

The recent passage by Congress of a sweeping tax reform effort is having “potentially ruinous” unintended consequences for some federal employees who have had to relocate for work.

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Arizona Police Officer Pulls Over Car, Turns Out to Be Police Chief

Arizona Police Officer Pulls Over Car, Turns Out to Be Police Chief

Body camera footage captured the exchange when a Tucson, Arizona police officer pulled over a car for running a red light, only to find the driver was his own police chief, Chris Magnus.

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Backpage.com Founders Indicted on 93 Charges of Prostitution, Money Laundering

Backpage.com Founders Indicted on 93 Charges of Prostitution, Money Laundering

Seven top officials behind the website Backpage.com were arrested after a federal grand jury in Arizona indicted them on 93 counts, including facilitating prostitution and money laundering.

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Retirement Planning Tips

Retirement Planning Tips

Written by Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA) – A non-profit association formed in 1943 and governed by Federal Employees.

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Justice Department Defends President Trump’s Immigration Ban in Appeals Court

Justice Department Defends President Trump’s Immigration Ban in Appeals Court

In defense of President Trump’s travel restrictions, the Department of Justice filed a 15-page brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the federal judge’s ruling to lift the travel restrictions.

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It’s (almost) National Park Week!

Tune in next week to hear from the National Parks Service (NPS) about all the activities going on around the country for National Park Week April 21-29, including Junior Ranger Day and Park Prescription Day.

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Hear it from FLEOA

An Update on the OPM Cyber Breach

In the wake of the most recent data breach of Equifax, FLEOA has provided an update on the June 2015 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach to include claims, lawsuits and legislation.

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