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Tentative DOJ Schedule And Information 3/14/16
Originally Posted on March 14, 2016 An update from the Department of Management and Labor Affairs to the FOP on DOJ District Visits. The tentative schedule is as follows: Monday, 14 March, there will be 4 DOJ representatives going to District 022 at 0900. Tuesday, 15 March, there will be 5 going to District 006 at 0900, and Wednesday, 16 March, there will be 5 going to District 018. (The following week DOJ will be visiting Districts 001, 002, 004 and 005, details to follow) Attorneys...

Originally Posted on March 11, 2016 On May 21, 2015, the members from the Lodge as well as the Department attended a regularly scheduled Joint Uniform Committee meeting. It was at this meeting that the Lodge was informed the Department was planning to implement a brand new change in policy banning all visible tattoos. Although this issue was never discussed throughout during our Contact negotiation process, all of a sudden the City decided to drastically change the long-standing uniform...

Mondelez Petition Update (Nabisco)
Originally Posted on March 08, 2016 After signing the petition to keep 600 Chicago jobs from leaving to Mexico, President Angelo received the following (and somewhat disturbing) message from the National Director of the AFL-CIO. "Dean, Since we launched our petition calling on Mondelēz International—the parent company of Nabisco—to back away from its plans to ship 600 jobs from its Chicago plant to Mexico, more than 20,000 people have signed it. That’s huge, but that’s only...

Chicago Lodge 7 Endorsed Candidates
Originally Posted on February 26, 2016 Patrick Molloy-D 39th Ward Committeeman Tim Heneghan-D 41st Ward Committeeman Diane Shapiro-R Court Clerk Jacob Miester-D Court Clerk Ann Williams -D ...

Letter Sent Out By Interim Superintendent
Originally Posted on February 23, 2016 Good Afternoon Everyone, As a follow-up to the message that I released last week, I would like to provide you an update. Effective March 1, 2016, the Investigatory Stop Report (ISR) will be simplified to create a more effective tool for policing. These changes simplify the form and eliminate areas of redundancy. The new ISR continues to maintain the constitutional rights of everyone and promote transparency. In accordance with Illinois State l...

Detective Examination Application Period OPEN
Originally Posted on February 11, 2016

Disabled Veterans Homeowner Tax Exemption
February 10, 2016 Over the weekend we were made aware of this homeowner tax exemption for disabled veterans. This is a tax benefit that many of our active members as well as our retirees can take advantage of if they meet the requirements and made aware of the tax benefit. The applications were made available on January 27, 2016, and are due back by March 2, 2016. Could we post this on our web-site and or a blast. Click here for the information and here is a link to Cook County Assessor's ...

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