For more information on any of the products or discounts listed below, please call PPOA at (323) 261-3010.
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Since 1951, PPOA has proudly offered an 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:
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. Click here for their website.
Free Non-Job-Related Legal Advice
A free one-hour consultation with an attorney is available each year for all full-dues paying PPOA members.
Free Insurance Coverage
All active, full-time PPOA members are provided with a $2,000 life insurance and $4,000 accidental death and dismemberment policy at no cost, carried by VOYA Insurance.
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 L.A. County employees who are sworn peace officers as defined by California Penal Code Section 830.1 and belong to collective Bargaining Unit 612 (LASD/LADA Sergeants and Lieutenants) 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 $125,000 is paid for loss of life.
Click here for PORF details & frequently asked questions
Star & Shield Magazine
A complimentary subscription to PPOA’s official magazine is provided to all members. Click here for the current issue!
Star & Shield Magazine Contest Rewards
PPOA members have won thousands of dollars in prizes by entering contests posted in each issue of Star & Shield magazine.
Star & Shield Foundation Uniform Store
PPOA members save up to 35 percent off retail prices for LASD uniforms purchased through store.ppoa.com.
Annual Calendar & Benefits Book
Members receive a pocket-sized resource listing PPOA benefits and the Smart Saver Blue Pages — a directory of local businesses offering special discounts to PPOA members.
Members enjoy exclusive deals for amusement parks, movie theaters, cellphone service and more. Click here for Discount Tickets
Free Notary Service
There is an experienced notary public on staff available to PPOA members at no charge.
Pre-Labor Day Barbecue
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.
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. Click here to sign-up.
Healthview Body Scan
Active members carrying ALADS Blue Cross insurance are eligible for a free, noninvasive scan and consultation. (949) 717-4500
Red Book Auto Fleet Discount
Members save both time and money when purchasing a new vehicle via the Red Book. Click here to sign up.
PPOA Conference Center
A modern, multiuse conference center is available to members at no charge.
United Estate Planning offers peace of mind and exclusive discounts to PPOA members. (714) 637-9840
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Members are entitled to exclusive discounts and convenient payment plans. (888) 818-8664
Annual Retiree Luncheon
For 12 years running, PPOA has hosted a free lunch reunion at the Sheraton Fairplex for its retired members and guests.
PPOA Mobile Barbecue
In 2016, PPOA purchased a barbecue trailer as a means to help the Board and staff meet with members at assignments throughout the county while providing freshly grilled meals. We also plan to use the trailer to support law enforcement employees deployed to critical incidents.
PPOA Annual College Scholarships
Every year, PPOA awards 12 college scholarships worth $13,500 total to members and their dependents. Visit our scholarship page.
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
- Coalition of County Unions
- California Labor Federation
- Public Employees Staff Organization
- California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation
- And more
Effective, experienced labor representation is available for all active PPOA members, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Representation is provided for grievances, IAB interviews, admin appeals (including Skelly) and more.
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.
PPOA is the exclusive bargaining agent for units 612, 614, 621 and 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.
PPOA members have benefited from the union’s legislative strategies for nearly four decades. Diligent work from PPOA’s full-time lobbying in Sacramento has resulted in hundreds of laws being passed that directly affect PPOA members.
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.
Click here to visit the Star & Shield Foundation website.