Benefits

For more information on any of the products or discounts listed below, please call PPOA: (323) 261-3010

Since 1951, PPOA has proudly offered a expanding array of benefits to its membership. The list below is assurance that PPOA's Board and staff strive to secure new, valuable benefits year after year. Here is a brief summary of the many benefits, perks and privileges available to PPOA members:

Labor Representation
Effective, experienced labor representation is available for all active PPOA members, 24 hours a day/7days a week. Representation is provided for grievances, IAB interviews, admin appeals (including Skelly) and more.

Law Firms PPOA members benefit from the expertise of attorneys specializing in everything from workers' compensation to the Peace Officers' Bill of Rights. Every active PPOA member is afforded representation from an attorney for ERCOM/civil service, use of force and shootings.

Free Non-Job-Related Legal Advice One free consultation with an attorney is available each year for every PPOA member.

Free Insurance Coverage All active, full-time PPOA members are provided with the following coverage, at no cost:

  • Life insurance ($2,000) and AD&D ($4,000) insurance carried by VOYA Insurance Corporation.
Legal Defense Plan Active PPOA members are provided with defense coverage for civil and criminal actions arising in the scope of duties.

Peace Officers Relief Fund (PORF) All active, full-time LA County employees who are sworn peace officers as defined by California Penal Code Section 830.1 and belong to collective Bargaining Unit 612 (LASD Sergeants and Lieutenants, D.A. Supervising Investigators) are participants at no cost.
  • Long Term Disability After 90 days of continuous disability, under the care of a licensed physician, the monthly benefit is 60% of Basic Gross Monthly Earnings up to a maximum of $4,300 or a minimum monthly payment of $100. Other income received at the time of disability is taken into consideration.
  • Life Insurance A benefit of $100,000 is paid for loss of life.
Click here for PORF details & frequently asked questions

POPA Federal Credit Union
POPA Federal Credit Union is full-service, nonprofit and member-owned, with more than $170 million in assets and four full-service locations in Los Angeles County. PPOA Insurance Agency
PPOA members have access to an array of plans designed to complement County-provided benefits, including disability income protection, critical illness, accident expense, homeowners, auto, boat, motorcycle and more.

Negotiations
PPOA is the exclusive bargaining agent for Unit 612, 614, 621 & 631. PPOA members from these units negotiate for wages, hours and working conditions and only PPOA members have the right to ratify a potential contract.

Legislation / Political Muscle
PPOA members have benefited from the union's legislative strategies for nearly four decades. Diligent work from PPOA's full-time lobbying Sacramento has resulted in hundreds of law being passed that directly affect PPOA members.

Scholarships
Every year, PPOA offers 12 scholarships worth $13,500 total to help further education for PPOA members and their dependents.

Star & Shield Charitable Foundation
PPOA is home to the Star & Shield Foundation, which provides financial support to families of fallen officers, members in need and worthy causes.

Star & Shield / Annual Report / Calendar Book
A complimentary subscription to PPOA's official publications is provided to all members.

Group Discounts
Members enjoy exclusive deals for amusement parks, movie theaters, cellphone service and more.

Free Notary Service
There is an experienced notary public on staff available to PPOA members at no charge.

Pre-Labor Day BBQ
Hundreds of members and 30-plus vendors gather annually for free food, prizes and fun.

Annual PPOA Fishing Trip
A private boat for PPOA members is chartered every summer for a day of angling near Catalina Island.

Purchasing Power
Members who enjoy online shopping can now do so with convenient payroll deduction plans.

LEO Web Protect
PPOA members can protect personal privacy by having their information removed from the Web.

Healthview Body Scan
Active members carrying ALADS Blue Cross insurance are eligible for a free, noninvasive scan and consultation.

Red Book Auto Fleet Discount
Members save both time and money when purchasing a new vehicle via the Red Book.

PPOA Conference Center
A modern, multiuse conference center is available to members at no charge.

Estate Planning
United Estate Planning offers peace of mind and exclusive discounts to PPOA members.

Rose Hills Memorial Park
Members are entitled to exclusive discounts and convenient payment plans.

Home Mortgage Consultation
PPOA members seeking mortgage advice have access to our trusted and seasoned expert, Adriana Rodriguez-Liberato.

Financial Planning
PPOA's financial planning team is available to assist members through education, analysis and personal program planning.

Annual Retiree Luncheon
For 12 years running, PPOA has hosted a free lunch reunion at the Sheraton Fairplex for its retired members and guests.

Affiliations
PPOA members benefit from affiliations with a number of significant associations, including:
  • Southern California Alliance of Law Enforcement
  • California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations,
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Public Employees Staff Organization
  • California Peace Officers' Memorial Foundation and more