Internet And Website Safety Tips
Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others.Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and passwords.Do not use usernames or passwords that include your name, birthdate, important numbers, or where you live.Keep your location...
The Fitch Files: Backlash over Police Accountability Act fuels change in police union representation
On August 18, police officers in Westport voted 42-5 in favor of switching union representation from AFSCME Council 4, AFL-CIO, to the National Fraternal Order of Police, the nation’s largest police union. And they were not the first to do so this year. According to the State Board of Labor Relations, six police unions in Connecticut have voted to jump ship from their current union for the Fraternal Order of Police. Among them, North Branford, Farmington, Rocky Hill and New Canaan. Police unions in Avon and Wolcott have also switched to the International Brotherhood of Police Officers. Learn more here: Original post at the...
2022 FOP Officer Wellness Summit
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Meet Dan and Alice
When Dan Rosenthal traveled to Louisiana last year as a volunteer with the FOP Disaster Area Response Team (DART) following Hurricane Ida, he saw firsthand the toll natural disasters take on the law enforcement officers whose lives at work and home have been drastically impacted. “They’re working 12-hour shifts, and meanwhile, their house could be in some state of destruction,” said Rosenthal, who retired from the Bloomfield (Conn.) Police Department after 22 years of service in 2002. “They’re working, they’re there, but you can see in their eyes that they’re not really there.” That empty look he saw over and over...
CT Insider Article - "Dan Haar: CT candidate says police join force for sex, speeding and assaults? Oh no"
Sep. 29, 2022 "You’ve probably never heard of Christine Maine and most likely never will again, but the Putnam Democrat, a candidate for the state General Assembly, has caused a stir across the state with her comments about police officers joining the profession for sex with women attracted to their uniforms, to drive fast and 'beat people up with impunity.' Coming six weeks before Election Day, this is not the raw reminder of friction between Democrats and the police community that the party needed." Read Full Article Here