Star & Shield is the official publication of the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA).
As I prepared to put fingers to keyboard for this issue of PPOA’s annual Retiree Report, I reviewed the article I wrote exactly one year ago for retired members. Just in case you don’t recall everything written in this column word for word, my article was a riveting and exquisitely crafted (tongue firmly planted in cheek) piece about the numerous factors that go into retirement planning. Read More
Summer is almost over, and several critical issues are still impacting members while new issues have materialized. We continue to deal with COVID and seem to have become accustomed to daily life with wearing masks and keeping our distance from the public. Read More
So, everyone, how is retirement? Traveling much? Loving the outdoors? Fulfilling those dreams? Here is where everyone lets out a heavy sigh and says, “COVID” — the new five-letter four-letter word. Like many of you, we canceled plans, had to avoid gatherings, wear masks and all that. Read More