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BWC Safety Testing

posted by DC Police Union News

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Recently some members have expressed concerns about the potential negative health effects of wearing body-worn cameras. Chairman of our Safety Committee and 6D Chief Shop Steward Ofc. Robert Underwood researched the issue and shared the concern with MPD and the manufacturer. In short, during testing the cameras released so little energy that the testing ...

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BLOG: Retention Initiatives
by Matthew N. Mahl on May 27 2016

Members: I hope this message finds you all well. I wanted to take this opportunity to clarify YOUR DC Police Union’s position when it comes to retention and the initiatives the Department/City have proposed. Additionally, I believe some clarification is necessary regarding yesterday’s City Paper article focusing on retention. ...

NEWS: DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – May 27th, 2016
by DC Police Union News on May 27 2016

A man was shot Thursday afternoon in Garfield Heights. While the victim’s condition was not released, homicide detectives were called to the scene and the victim was immediately transported to a local hospital. • A video was released of a man wanted for robbery this past Tuesday evening near Logan Circle. Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance ...

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    May 28, 2016

    The DC Police Union is aware of the serious incident that occurred this morning and our thoughts and prayers are with the officer and their ... Read More

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    May 27, 2016

    MEMBERS: The DC Police Union would like to highlight it's position on the latest officer retention initiatives proposed by MPD and the City ... Read More

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    May 27, 2016

    Here's our take on the latest officer retention initiatives proposed by MPD and City Government Officials:
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    May 24, 2016

    Members: The union office will be closed this Friday through Memorial Day on Monday and will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st. If you need to con... Read More

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    May 20, 2016

    Go to Reid Temple DC this Sunday to join officers from around the US, who will pray for police and their families.
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    May 20, 2016

    Join law enforcement officials from across the country this Sunday at Reid Temple DC. In conjunction with National Police Week, officers wil... Read More

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    May 20, 2016

    51% of Americans say they need long-term care insurance, but only 14% own it.* DCPU has answered the call. DCPU brings LTC to the MPD! SFa... Read More

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    May 16, 2016

    A General Membership Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 14 at 1200 hours at MPA's Annex Auditorium. Learn more:
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    May 16, 2016

    Union Leadership was honored to attend Public Safety Medals of Valor Ceremony @ this morning with @.
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