• Trump names pick for US chief technology officer

    In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.

  • Understanding Border Security from the Front Lines

    The U.S. borders have inundated news cycles in recent months. To find out what’s really going on, tune in to FEDtalk to hear a group of federal law enforcement professionals discuss what they experience at the border and what they need to do their mission.

  • 2018 according to federal manager associations

    Host Ben Carnes will be joined by management associations representing federal employees – including the Professional Managers Association (PMA) and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) – who will discuss the ongoing federal reorganization, what managers within the federal government are experiencing ‘on the ground,’ and what challenges the organizations must prepare for in 2018.

    January 12, 2018

  • Forest Service, BLM could lose law enforcement units under new bill

    A new bill would get rid of law enforcement units at the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management and transfer those authorities to local police instead. The legislation also requires both secretaries at the agriculture and interior departments develop a grants program for states who will use local law enforcement to police federal lands.

  • Special agents not ‘bottom-feeders at tainted IRS table’, says FLEOA president

    Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, says the criminal investigation division of the IRS should become its own agency that reports directly the Treasury Department.

  • Jon Adler: FLEOA wants free from the IRS

    The association that represents federal law enforcement officers wants its members out from under IRS management. The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) says the IRS should no longer have a criminal investigation division. FLEOA says the unit has suffered because of the scandal in the agency’s tax-exempt division a few years back. Jon Adler is FLEOA’s national president. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the association’s current thinking.

  • Federal employees’ groups denounce pension reform bill

    “Un-American” was how the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association described a bill to calculate retirement benefits according to an employee’s “high five.” Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ariz.) sponsored the measure.

  • What will the President’s immigration plan mean for CBP, ICE employees?

    John Adler of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association wondered what impact President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration would have on the resources of CBP and ICE officers.

  • Support law enforcement: Ride & Run to Remember 2014

    Craig Floyd with the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum, and Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association President Jon Adler will give us an update on this year’s Ride & Run to Remember event. September 19, 2014

  • Get rid of the ATF? Why one Congressman wants it gone

    A top House overseer of federal law enforcement thinks that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) should be dissolved.