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Case Law Update

Case Law Update

Read comprehensive summaries of recent court and administrative decisions (from the MSPB, EEOC and FLRA) affecting the terms, conditions, and rights of federal employment, written by the attorneys of Shaw Bransford & Roth.

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This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk

Every other Friday, FEDtalk on Federal News Radio, 1500 AM, explores current issues of importance to federal employees and those interested in the federal sector.

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Educate Yourself

Educate Yourself

Find out about upcoming federal training opportunities for managers and their staff.

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The Takedown

The Takedown

Whether it’s news from the Border, national security crimes or law enforcement's effort to combat drugs, The Takedown recounts the latest federal busts in this weekly column.

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Hear it from WAEPA

Hear it from WAEPA

This column highlights what’s going on inside WAEPA, a group life insurance program that’s been protecting federal employees and their families since 1943.

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Hear it from FLEOA

Hear it from FLEOA

A monthly column providing news and insight directly from the federal law enforcement community's premiere member association – the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA).

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The Spotlight

The Spotlight

This column examines the professional exposures of those who work in federal law enforcement from FEDS, a liability and defense insurance provider.

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Just the Facts

Just the Facts

Every month, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund gives readers a look at significant historical law enforcement moments and milestones, as well as recent officer statistics.

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Hear it from WIFLE

Hear it from WIFLE

A quarterly column providing news and information related to the unique issues facing women in federal law enforcement.

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Behind the Blue Line

Behind the Blue Line

Get first-hand accounts of law enforcement history in this column from NLEOMF’s museum collection.

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The Cartel Murder That Exposed a Rogue U.S. Border Patrol Agent

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When a headless body washed up in the calm waters of the Texas gulf coast, investigators began to unravel a crime that led first to a drug cartel assassin, then to a locked safe containing​ more than a kilo of cocaine, methamphetamine, a gold-plated pistol— and U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna’s badge. 

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‘Witness to History’ Panel Relives Reagan Assassination Attempt

‘Witness to History’ Panel Relives Reagan Assassination Attempt

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund President and CEO Craig W. Floyd kicked off the event by welcoming 135 guests to the Washington Hilton Hotel. He remarked on the significance of the location. Mr. Floyd said, “It’s truly unique to get to talk about such a historic moment at the place where the assassination attempt actually occurred.”

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Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

Learn from insurance experts as they discuss your best options for long term care and life insurance. Host Debra Roth will be joined in-studio by Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners, and Shane Canfield of WAEPA.

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Ex-Federal Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Bribery

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The search for a new FBI director hit a few setbacks Tuesday when two potential prospects signaled they were not interested in the position.

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‘Witness to History’ Panel Relives Reagan Assassination Attempt

‘Witness to History’ Panel Relives Reagan Assassination Attempt

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund President and CEO Craig W. Floyd kicked off the event by welcoming 135 guests to the Washington Hilton Hotel. He remarked on the significance of the location. Mr. Floyd said, “It’s truly unique to get to talk about such a historic moment at the place where the assassination attempt actually occurred.”

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Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

Learn from insurance experts as they discuss your best options for long term care and life insurance. Host Debra Roth will be joined in-studio by Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners, and Shane Canfield of WAEPA.

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This Week On FEDtalk: Inside NCIS

This Week On FEDtalk: Inside NCIS

Tune in this week to get an exclusive inside look at NCIS and its latest investigations from Deputy Director, Sam Worth, and Drew Lochli, the assistant special agent in charge of the NCIS Cyber department.

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History's Blotter: March 1982 | Broken Windows Theory

History's Blotter: March 1982 | Broken Windows Theory

In November 1845, the Cherokee National Council met and established a Light-Horse Company consisting of a captain, a lieutenant, and twenty-four horsemen. The Cherokee Light-Horse’s duty was “to purse and arrest all fugitives from justice.”

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Officers Andy Hopfensperger and Ryan Bula Receive March 2017 Officer of the Month Award

Officers Andy Hopfensperger and Ryan Bula Receive March 2017 Officer of the Month Award

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Officer Andy Hopfensperger and K-9 Officer Ryan Bula, of the Antigo (WI) Police Department, as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Award for March 2017.

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FEDagent® is a free weekly E-Report providing up-to-date news for 1811 Special Agents and other federal employees engaged in the mission of federal law enforcement and homeland security. From top news stories in the federal law enforcement and homeland security arena, to understandable reporting on key court decisions, we deliver unfiltered, unbiased news in an easy-to-read, straightforward format, designed to keep our readers informed about their work force.

In addition to the top news stories, each week you'll find our regular feature columns:

The Takedown
Read this article each week to learn about the most recent and significant bust made by federal law enforcement. Whether it be news from the border, the world of fugitives, national security crimes, or law enforcement's efforts to combat drugs, we bring the details to you.

Case Law Update
We provide comprehensive summaries of recent court decisions in the area of criminal law, including the never-ending developments in search and seizure law, federal sentencing guidelines, and the law of governmental immunity. Our legal update is written by a lawyer, but without all that legal jargon, so that you can readily stay on top of key legal developments in the criminal law arena that affect how you do your job.

FEDagent.com has been on-line since 2002, and is proud to be known as the first, the original, and the only electronic report to exclusively serve the federal law enforcement community.

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FLEOA Foundation 2016 Custom Corvette Z06 Raffle

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) teamed up to raffle a 2016 Custom Built Wide Body Chevrolet Corvette Zo6.

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