blue flu

Selma Police Department Back to Normal after “Blue Flu”

Selma’s police chief says the department is back to normal operations following a sick-out by officers upset over pay and working conditions. Police Chief John Brock says that two officers are still out. But that’s down from about 10 at the height of the protest. Brock says the department is functioning normally. Officers began calling in sick earlier this month…

Selma Mayor Promises Pay Raises to Selma Police as “Sick-Out” Continues

Selma’s mayor is promising pay raises for police as officers continue a sick-out that began last week over complaints about salary and working conditions. The Selma Times-Journal reports that Mayor George Evans told officers Monday they’ll get the pay hikes with all other city employees starting Oct. 1. Evans says he hopes money for the raises will come from refinancing…