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Security Police and Fire Professionals, Local 598

Officials Sentenced

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.

February 18th, 2010On February 18, 2010, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Herman Peoples, former Financial Secretary of Security Police, Fire Professionals, Ind., Local 598 (located in Roseville, Miss.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $10,690 and was sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Nashville District Office.