Posts Tagged ‘FOP’

D.C. Police Union Joins Tarantino Boycott

"When I see murders, I do not stand by... I have to call a murder a murder and I have to call the murderers the murderers," Tarantino reportedly said.

Jaffe Tried To Kill Police Complaints Office With Errors

During the recent debate over the budget cuts to city services, Examiner columnist Harry Jaffe replaced his pen with an ax, proposing to eliminate the Office of Police Complaints.  That's right. Cut the whole damn office out of existence. Jaffe wrote:
"At a time when the District government is $500 million in the hole, allow me [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Firing Offenses

In the past few weeks, City Desk readers have pissed and moaned about accountability in District government affairs whether it's Marion Barry's 62nd fall from grace, the D.C. Council's investigation into Fenty crony contracts, or Pershing Park. From commenter "Sparkle":
"Vincent Gray and the constituents of ward 8 enabled Barry for decades. I doubt anything has [...]

Baumann Wins Another Term As Police Union Chief

Yesterday, Kristopher Baumann won another two-year term as Chairman of the FOP/MPD Labor Committee.This will be his third term playing the sharpest thorn in the side of police brass. The preliminary vote tally shows that the rank and file more than approve of Baumann's work. Out of the 1800 or so that voted, Baumann received [...]

D.C. Police Official Allegedly Threatens Cop

The No. 1 complaint of most D.C. Police officers isn't about stupid residents. Or even false alarms. Or, for that matter, thugs.
The rank and file, rather, love to bitch about their bosses. They've never made any real arrests. They're messing around with my days off. They don't let me do my job.

And that's where it [...]

Police Union Chief Calls For DOJ To Investigate Pershing Park

D.C. Police Union Chief Kristopher Baumann has reviewed Ret. Judge Stanley Sporkin's report on the missing and/or destroyed evidence in the Pershing Park case. Baumann says he has concluded that there can be only one next step: The case should be referred to the Department of Justice.
“There needs to be an independent prosecutor set up," [...]

D.C. Police Getting All Handsy (Again)

The D.C. Police have re-launched its All-Hands-On-Deck program for the weekend. It started today at 6 a.m. So what does this mean? It means that every available officer will be on patrol. Cheap joke: Expect longer lines at 7-11! Cheap publicity: According to WJLA: "The initiative is a continuation of the initiative that began last [...]