Laborers’ Local 42 – Law Enforcement Division

WHO WE ARE

 

Laborers’ Local 42 Law Enforcement Division was created specifically for law enforcement personnel in Missouri by people who understand your needs and concerns. Our Advisory Board is comprised of current and retired officers from across the state of Missouri. We are committed to improving the lives of law enforcement members by fighting for better wages, better working conditions, and better benefits.

 

Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day for our communities. Local 42 is here to fight for you at the bargaining table to negotiate for better pay and benefits. Who has got your back when it comes to your rights and defending you in court? Local 42 will.

LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

 

One of the top benefits of becoming a member of Local 42’s Law Enforcement Division is our legal defense fund. Our legal defense fund provides members with:

 

  • No monetary cap on benefits
  • Administered by peace officers for peace officers
  • More than 75,000 participants in 20 states
  • Proven representation to public safety officers since 1974
  • On duty, off duty and secondary “within the scope of your duties”
  • A panel of experienced local attorneys

 

Legal Defense Fund Services

 

CRIMINAL

 

Full representation by an experienced criminal attorney from the outset of the investigation through trial within the scope of your employment. This benefit is available no matter what agency does the investigation (local, state, federal).

 

  • Court Reporters
  • Investigators
  • Court Costs
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Polygraphist
  • Conflict Coverage
  • Separate Counsel for each Officer

 

CIVIL

 

If your employer refuses to represent you for an act or omission within the scope of your employment.

 

CIVIL & CRIMINAL

 

  • Court Reporters
  • Investigators
  • Court Costs
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Polygraphist
  • Conflict Coverage
  • Separate Counsel for each Officer

ADVISORY BOARD

 

  • Brandon Flinn – Business Manager Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council
  • Bill Stark – Retired Detective Sergeant Bourbonais Police Department
  • Bob Colburn – Retired St. Louis County Police Department (30 years)
  • Ray Baker – St. Louis Community College
  • Dave Jost – St. Louis Community College
  • Dave Adams – St. Charles County Police Department
  • Dave Reagan – Retired Senior St. Charles County Park Ranger (20 years)

LOCAL 42 CURRENTLY REPRESENTS

 

  • St. Charles County Patrol Officers, Sergeants, Bailiffs, Court Security Aides
  • Moberly Corporals and Sergeants
  • Festus Sergeants Patrol Officers and Dispatchers
  • Hazelwood Patrol Officers
  • Northwoods Sergeants and Patrol Officers
  • Bel-Ridge Assistant Chief and Patrol Officers
  • Chillicothe Patrol Officers

FORMS