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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.
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 in honor of the one-year anniversary of Anthony’s passing.
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Click here to watch SSO Fabian’s story.