The PPOA board meeting on April 10th was a momentous one for leadership of this union… Read More
PPOA is proud to continue the annual tradition of issuing reimbursements up to $100 for members who attend the 2019 California Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on May 6th in Sacramento and up to $250 for members who attend the 2019 National Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on May 15th in Washington DC. Read More
PPOA is proud to announce that 12 scholarships worth $13,500 total will be available to help further education for PPOA members and their dependents in 2019. In total, PPOA has awarded nearly $100,000 in scholarships to worthy students over the years and we are excited to be joined with 12 scholarship recipients this summer. Read More
IMPORTANT: Have you noticed unauthorized or duplicate insurance deductions on recent pay stubs? Click here to complete a form and let us know. Have you purchased insurance through the PPOA Insurance Agency? Did you notice a new deduction on your paycheck under the code “SFA” that you did not authorize? Read More
Feb. 19: After a series of lengthy, frustrating delays, the county finally submitted the new salary contract MOUs for Units 614, 621, and 631/632 to the board of supervisors at their meeting on Tuesday. Members in those units will now see their increases (retroactive to October 1, 2018) as soon as the department processes them. Read More
When you shop, Amazon gives. In fact, Amazon will donate .5% of the proceeds of your purchases to the Star & Shield Foundation. These funds from Amazon Smile help the foundation support families of fallen officers and those truly in need. This is a simple way to contribute to a worthy cause every time you […] Read More
I have been president of PPOA for over 10 years and have dealt with four different sheriffs. Each of them had strengths and weaknesses that helped or hurt the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. I respected all of them, each for different reasons, although sadly some will be remembered for their failures. Read More
PPOA is proud to continue the annual tradition of issuing reimbursements up to $100… Read More
A wide range of topics addressed at this town hall meeting, including recruitment, terminations, morale, immigration and more.
Worries over an uptick in burglaries and a Chilean robbery ring brought out 200 residents to a town hall meeting in Agoura Hills last Tuesday. Los Angeles County’s new sheriff
Det. Jaime Huerta was on a routine patrol Wednesday night when he noticed a vehicle on Forest Green Drive with dark tinted windows and no license plate.
PPOA proudly welcomed 27 new #LASD Security Officers to your union, today. Looking forward to watching them graduate in five weeks!
Following words of advice from Undersheriff Tim Murakami this afternoon, 61 new #LASD sergeants filed outside the PPOA conference center for a class photo. Congratulations everyone!
Have you checked out the trailer for the new Fox show about the LA County Sheriff's Department? 🐴💥🚓🤠
Watch the official trailer for FOX's new show, Deputy. Like Deputy on Facebook: https://fox.tv/Deputy_FB Follow Deputy on Twitter: https://fox.tv/Deputy_TW F...
Now THAT'S a good lookin' ride.
#maverickx3 #maverickx3xrs #canammaverickx3 #canammaverickx3 #utv #sidebysides #offroad
Congratulations to #LASD Senior Criminalist Manny Muñoz for earning 1st place overall (and several other awards) in Trap, Skeet and Clays at the Nevada Police and Fire Games! The longtime PPOA delegate and former board member has more than 30 years of county service and, as you can imagine, is a talented marksman. Nice work, Manny!
Reminder: PPOA scholarship applications are due by 5:00PM this Friday (5/17/19). The Star & Shield Foundation is honored to support bright, young minds every year! Visit PPOA.COM for details.
Congrats to #LASD Deputy Todd Mohr for being honored with the Lieutenant James Farrell Deputy of the Year Award.
The City of West Hollywood honored three men tonight with awards recognizing their work in enhancing public safety in West Hollywood. The awards were presented at the City Council Chambers in an event that included a speech by Edward Ramirez, the new...
PPOA is proud to be hosting 61 new #LASD sergeants in our conference center all week for Sergeant Supervisory School. Photo: Executive Director Wayne Quint welcomes the class to PPOA headquarters in San Dimas @ 0600 hrs. this morning.
RT @NLEOMF: Today is National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Public law designates it as one of only two days each year during which governme…
Thank you Custody Assistants for taking care of business 24/7. https://t.co/dVhkW7Hub9
Every Saturday morning, the PPOA "Week in Review" is emailed to thousands of members. Pour yourself a cup of coffee… https://t.co/dD6l3VOlbf
Memorial service for former PPOA President Richard Shockcor. Thank you for your commitment to the nation, the sheri… https://t.co/J0nDvt2hDy
Honored to bring PPOA BBQ to TTCF today to support a Custody Assistant enduring an unimaginable family tragedy.… https://t.co/PA2iUzyXDq
Join us at Twin Towers on Monday to support a Custody Assistant enduring the devastating loss of his young daughter… https://t.co/JclYzPlhJV
EOW: Jan 10, 2019
Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed after responding to a report of a three-car vehicle crash near the intersection of 5th and D streets.As Officer Corona was conducting... Read More
EOW: Dec 26, 2018
Corporal Ronil Singh was shot and killed while conducting a vehicle stop at the intersection of Merced Street and Eucalyptus Avenue shortly before 1:00 am.Approximately three minutes after initiating... Read More
EOW: Dec 09, 2018
K9 Bane was shot and killed near the intersection of Tulare Avenue and Palm Street while attempting to apprehend a suspect following a vehicle pursuit.The pursuit began after another officer... Read More
EOW: Nov 25, 2018
Deputy Sheriff Tony Hinostroza was killed in a vehicle crash as he responded to assist other deputies who were involved in a vehicle pursuit in Riverbank.The pursuit started after deputies... Read More
EOW: Nov 15, 2018
K9 Bandit was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a double murder suspect in Butte County.Officers had been alerted to a suspicious vehicle in the Camp Fire evacuation... Read More
EOW: Nov 15, 2018
Police Officer Toshio Hirai succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash the previous day.His police motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Western Avenue and 238th... Read More
EOW: Nov 08, 2018
Sergeant Ron Helus was shot and killed after responding to an active shooter at a bar at 99 Rolling Oaks Drive in Thousand Oaks.When he arrived, Sergeant Helus heard gunfire... Read More
EOW: Sep 14, 2018
Corrections Officer Armando Gallegos succumbed to injuries sustained at approximately 3:30 pm on April 21st, 2018 when he was attacked by multiple inmates at the Kern Valley State Prison.He and... Read More
EOW: Sep 12, 2018
Police Officer Oscar Reyes suffered a fatal heart attack after participating in the Orange County Traffic Officers Association Motor Rodeo at Huntington State Beach.He had participated in several difficult... Read More
EOW: Aug 10, 2018
Officer Kirk Griess was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-80, near Manuel Campos Parkway, in Solano.Another vehicle entered the area and struck both... Read More
EOW: Mar 09, 2018
Police Officer Gregg Casillas was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a man in the 1400 block of South Palomares Street following a vehicle pursuit.The vehicle fled after... Read More
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
The vibrant life of Custody Assistant Anthony Thompson was cut short by a drunk driver on November 19, 2017. His mother, LASD Sergeant Ottawa Cureton, is passionate about Anthony's legacy as she moves forward with equal parts strength and grace. PPOA was honored to capture Sergeant Cureton's inspiring perspective on video as we mark the one-year anniversary of Anthony's passing.