Tenn. Police raids Teamsters amid union rivalry

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  1. nospinzone

    nospinzone New Member

    Tenn. raids Teamsters amid union rivalry
    Wed Jul 25, 1:42 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - State investigators raided a Teamsters office during an inquiry into a feud between rival unions that had been vying to represent Nashville police.

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday hauled away files and computer hard drives from the Teamsters, which took over as the police department's representative from the Fraternal Order of Police last year in a bitter department election

    Earlier this month, International Brotherhood of Teamsters organizer Calvin Hullett was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary. Agents said he hid cameras at a youth camp run by the FOP. Agents believe the former Nashville police lieutenant was hoping to catch officers who volunteer as camp counselors drinking alcohol or otherwise acting inappropriately, his lawyer has said.........

    SOURCE: Yahoo! News

    Should we really be surprised??