Police Blotter

From published reports:

Ex-Broward Teachers Union chief Pat Santeramo loses bid to cut prison terms – “His life has been in service and he is continuing to be a teacher, a leader, a peacemaker, helping his community — even though it’s now the jail community,” Kuehne said.

Martin County teacher, son accused of stealing from teachers union – “Marjorie Garland, a teacher at Hidden Oaks Middle School, had been the treasurer for the Martin County Education Association, according to Sheriff’s officials, and she and her son had been illegally withdrawing money from the account since 2013. In total, the duo stole more than $149,000 from the account through ATM withdrawals and online purchases, officials said. Pam Miller, president of the Martin County Education Association, wrote in a news release the financial loss will be reimbursed by state and national affiliates.”

NYC correction union head, hedge founder face charges – “The longtime head of the nation’s largest municipal jail guard union was paid tens of thousands of dollars in cash, delivered in a Ferragamo handbag, in exchange for steering $20 million in union money to a hedge fund, according to a criminal complaint.”


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  1. These union heads’ betrayals of the professionals they serve that you wrote about and shared are among the reasons so many seem far more cynical than they should be regarding unions. Or maybe they are not cynical enough.

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