The Trouble with Police Unions
(From National Affairs)
Given the stakes, police unions have also sought to advance their members’ occupational interests from the top down through political activity. Like other public-sector unions, they spend tens of millions of dollars annually on lobbying and electioneering. According to an investigation by the Guardian, police unions in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago alone spent a combined $87 million over the last decade on state and local politics.
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