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Respect. Honor. Remember. National Police Week

AFSCME is honored to support the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Foundation in recognition of those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

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Utah Officers Vote to Unionize » Utah Police Officers Vote to Unionize

After a decisive election, 325 police officers in Greater Salt Lake City, Utah, will now be represented by The Unified Police Federation/AFSCME Local 45 (Federation).

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2011 Public Safety Congress »

During the 2011 AFSCME Public Safety Congress, over 400 AFSCME-represented corrections and law enforcement employees gathered in Houston to arm themselves with the tools and information needed to defend themselves on the job and build their union.

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Public Safety Legislative Alert »

Funding uncertain for federal public safety programs.

Dial 877-267-2485 now and urge your members of Congress to oppose cuts to critical public safety programs such as COPS, SCAAP and Byrne-JAG.

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AFSCME’s Commitment AFSCME is committed to servicing Law Enforcement officers around the country. Currently, AFSCME represents over 100,000 public safety personnel including police, correction, fire and EMS workers. James E. Howell, Assistant Director of Law Enforcement, is a retired police officer from the City of New Haven, CT and is working to expand AFSCME's sworn police officer ranks.

If you have any questions or comments please email JHowell@afscme.org.
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