Star & Shield is the official publication of the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA).
On October 13, PPOA received the sad news that former LASD Undersheriff Ted Von Minden passed at the age of 92. The dynamic, well-respected leader served the Sheriff’s Department for 38 years following his service with the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. Read More
PPOA is grateful to the 19 active and retired Association members who gathered at our office on October 3 for the first meeting of the new PPOA task force to address LASD recruitment and retention issues. Chaired by PPOA President Brian Moriguchi, the task force’s initial meeting laid out a timeline for generating a comprehensive report to present to the Sheriff’s Department. Read More
PPOA extends congratulations to all of the recent graduates in Security Officer Class #51 and Custody Assistant Class #97. Read More
As unbelievable as it may seem, 2018 is almost in the rear-view mirror. The road ahead for 2019 will have many new, old and unpredictable twists and turns that your dedicated PPOA Board of Directors is prepared to engage in, as they remain committed to continuing a “Tradition of Success.” Read More