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Security Police and Fire Professionals, Local 300

embezzlement charges

Office of Labor-Management Enforcement

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts both civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and related laws.

These investigations by OLMS District Offices involve issues such as embezzlements of union funds, union officer elections, the filing of required reports by unions and others with OLMS, and the imposition of trusteeships over subordinate unions by a parent body. These investigations may result in legal enforcement actions.

April 17th, 2012On April 17, 2012, in the Harris County, Texas District Court, Kemberly Fields, former President of Security Police and Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA), Local 300 (located at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Tex.), was charged and arrested for embezzling approximately $23,000 in union funds, in violation of Texas Statute 32.45 – Misapplication of Fiduciary Property. The charge and arrest follow an investigation by the OLMS New Orleans District Office.