The following year-end dues totals are provided to aid PPOA members with tax preparation… Read More
The shooting at Salvador Castro Middle School yesterday is a reminder of the importance of providing a safe environment on school campuses. School resource deputies play an important part in keeping students safe. They not only address threats of violence, but these specially trained deputies help students cope with the stresses on school campuses including bullying and suicide. Read More
We are deeply concerned about the possible release of confidential information to the media by the Sheriffs Department. Many employees have reported that Los Angeles Times reporters have reached out to them at their residence or called them on their unlisted personal cell phones asking questions about their placement on the Sheriffs Department's Brady list. Read More
After Jim McDonnell's first year as sheriff, I had a conversation with him about morale. I told him based on the conversations I have had with both active and retired employees of the Sheriff's Department, I believed morale was lower today than ever before. Read More
When you shop, Amazon gives. In fact, PPOA is proud to announce that Amazon will donate .5% of the proceeds of your purchases to the Star & Shield Foundation, established by PPOA members in 1999. All proceeds from Amazon Smile help the foundation support families of fallen officers and those truly in need. Read More
First, I want to wish everyone a happy new year, and I hope that 2018 brings happiness and health to all our members and their families. As I mentioned in past articles, 2017 proved to be a difficult year with tragedies befalling many of our members. I ask all of you to remember those who were injured in the Las Vegas shooting rampage and those who lost their lives through other tragic events. Read More
PPOA legislative representatives are keeping close watch on three public employee… Read More
Deputy Germansen is a man on a mission. 👍
After being attacked and critically injured while saving children held hostage by their father, Deputy Sheriff Christopher Germansen is honored for his number of arrests. Austin Dave reports. https://youtu.be/ls0f5XLGR6I
L.A. County PPOA added 21 new photos — at Lasd Biscailuz Training Academy.
Congrats to 48 proud, new supervisors!
(photos by Noel Cabrera, PPOA)
Now, more than ever, our students deserve our protection. A school resource deputy on every campus would have an immediate impact on campus safety and would provide a valuable resource for our children at school. #LASD
Among the most recent incidents, two students were arrested Wednesday at separate high schools and a 27-year-old was arrested in Norco over threats to a college.
The first PPOA delegates meeting of the year is set for Tuesday, March 20th at Almansor Court in Alhambra. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (323) 261-3010.
Law enforcement is a family, especially in times of need.
Boyer is the third Whittier police officer to die in the line of duty
L.A. County PPOA shared Star & Shield Foundation's post.
Thank you Aaron & Julie!
The work we do as a foundation would not be possible without generous help from good friends like Straussner Sherman. PPOA President Brian Moriguchi was proud to present Aaron Straussner and Julie Sherman with a Founding Member plaque at last week’s...
L.A. County PPOA shared a link.
Fraud and abuse by Wall Street bankers led to the Great Recession and huge losses for CalPERS. It is unfair to criticize hard-working public employees and their pensions, while union critics give Wall Street a free pass.
By the day’s end, with the help of deputies and local business owners, Rivas was employed, and he and his 72-year old mother had a roof over their heads. Rivas is also making strides toward recovery from the addiction that cost them their home and their livelihood. #LASD
By the day’s end, with the help of the deputies and local business owners, the man was employed, he and his mother had a roof over their heads and Rivas is making strides toward recovery from…
Another tragic school shooting. It's difficult to believe that some officials do not like the idea of a school resource deputy on campus...
PPOA proudly welcomed 47 newly-promoted #LASD sergeants to this association, today.
A school resource deputy at every school would have an immediate impact on campus safety & would provide a valuable… https://t.co/mNWfzb7O2Z
RT @neiltyson: They run into burning buildings as we flee them. They approach where bullets are fired as we frantically escape the danger.…
RT @DynamiteTaylor1: FBF nothing in life is free, and I worked hard for everything I accomplished. Dreams can come true, if you want someth…
School resource deputies play an integral role in campus safety and provide a valuable resource to our children. We… https://t.co/Wid8EthOIc
RT @LANLASD: The new addition in our station's hallway.
Things we love this Monday morning.
EOW: Feb 06, 2018
Deputy Sheriff Steve Belanger succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on December 10th, 1994, when he was ambushed while conducting a traffic stop in the 18400 block of La Guardia... Read More
EOW: Oct 31, 2017
K9 Jax was stabbed to death while attempting an apprehension at an apartment complex in the 500 block of East Weddell Avenue. Officers had responded to a domestic violence incident in... Read More
EOW: Aug 30, 2017
Deputy Sheriff Bob French was shot and killed outside of the Ramada Inn in the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard while conducting an auto theft investigation at approximately 10:30 am. Read More
EOW: Aug 22, 2017
Deputy Sheriff Rob Rumfelt suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a fight call involving approximately five people in the 900 block of Boggs Lane, in Lakeport, at approximately 8:00 pm. Read More
EOW: May 13, 2017
Deputy Sheriff Jason Garner and civilian Community Service Officer Raschel Johnson were killed in a vehicle crash while en route to a previous burglary call at approximately 8:20 am. Read More