Star & Shield is the official publication of the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA).
On July 23, PPOA hosted a debate between Jim McDonnell and Alex Villanueva in order to help our members decide who is more capable of leading the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Read More
PPOA was proud to present college scholarships to a roomful of bright young minds last month. The students — daughters, sons and dependents of PPOA members — were joined by family members for a special ceremony prior to the July Board meeting. Special thanks to LASD Chief Maria Gutierrez for helping us honor the following recipients. Read More
Last month, 44 PPOA anglers set out to slay a variety of fish. The weather was perfect and the ocean was calm. We left Pierpoint Landing in Long Beach at 6 a.m. and got great bait at the bait receiver. Nothing was biting at Catalina, so we stayed in local waters. Read More