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Who are we?

Pictured above are leaders from police unions and associations from the 50 largest cities in the United States.

Pictured above are leaders from police unions and associations from the
50 largest cities in the United States.

PubSecAlliance is a growing online community of union and association leaders from groups representing sworn personnel in law enforcement agencies in the U.S., Canada and around the world. It is not a formal organization. There is no president or board of directors. Our mission is simply to provide a space for you to communicate with your colleagues about your most pressing concerns, while informing you about the issues that matter to you most.

Alarmed at the increasing number of problems impacting our lives as law enforcement officers, we have come together to share information, find solutions, help each other, and keep everyone up to date about the organized efforts to privatize our jobs, cut our pay, and eliminate or reduce our pensions and health-care coverage. We have areas for public discussion as well as a private members-only forum to share sensitive information away from the eyes of the public. We aim to provide a space for input, advice, strategy and tactics; a place to share victories and defeats and to learn from each other’s mistakes.

Pictured above are presidents and other officials from some of the nation's largest associations representing sworn personnel with state police, sheriff's departments and offices and other law enforcement agencies.

Pictured above are presidents and other officials from some of the
nation’s largest associations representing sworn personnel with state
police, sheriff’s departments and offices and other law enforcement

The first step in taking away our hard-won benefits is to eliminate collective bargaining rights in those places where it’s legal for public sector employees to bargain over pay, benefits and working conditions. As you know that effort to destroy public-sector unions is well underway. We only have to look at the extreme measures taken by Tea Party-affiliated governors from Florida, Michigan, and Wisconsin and their aggressive efforts to destroy colllective bargaining rights for their state’s public employees to see what we are up against. At PubSecAlliance we are committed to the idea that we can only preserve what we’ve earned by joining together and developing a series of smart, strategic plans to fight back – and this is the place to do just that.

Many of the largest law enforcement associations and unions are the driving force behind the launching of PubSecAlliance. Our group also works closely with the world’s leading academic institution focusing labor issues – Harvard University’s Labor and Worklife Program at the Harvard Law School.

A Guide to PubSec Alliance updated october 2014.inddCynthia Brown, the publisher of American Police Beat and founder of the Police Union Leadership Seminar at the Harvard Law School, is the PubSecAlliance administrator. Her work for over four decades advocating for the nation’s law enforcement officers makes her eminently qualified to take on this complex project and make it a success.

Read more on Cynthia Brown.

Who is the audience for PubSecAlliance?
Members and leaders of law enforcement organizations
Members of other public-sector unions who are facing similar issues
Citizens and community leaders who want to develop a better understanding of law enforcement’s role in our society
Politicians and legislators of all levels who need to work with and understand law enforcement in order to improve our communities
Upper level management who need to understand what’s going on in their departments from the bottom up as well as the top down

Here are just some of the organizations who have played a crucial role in establishing this online community:
Harvard Law School/Labor & Worklife Program
Arlington Police Association
Canadian Police Association
Chicago Sergeants Association
CLEAT: Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas
Dade County Police Benevolent Association
Dallas Police Association
Detroit Police Officers Association
El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association
Fort Worth Police Officers Association
Houston Police Officers’ Union
Las Vegas Police Protective Association
Long Beach Police Officers Association
Los Angeles Police Protective League
Mesa Police Association
Milwaukee Police Association
Minneapolis Police Officers Federation
Federation New Orleans Police Association (PANO)
New York City Detectives Endowment Association
New York City Detective Investigators’ Association: DIA
New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association
New York City Sergeant’s Benevolent Association
Oklahoma City F.O.P. Lodge #123
Omaha Police Officers Association
Association Ontario Provincial Police Association
Phoenix Law Enforcement Association
Police Association of New South Wales
Police Association of Ontario
Police Benevolent & Protective Assoc. of Illinois
Sacramento Police Officers Association
San Diego Police Officers Association
San Francisco Police Officers Association
San Jose Police Officers’ Association
St. John Police Association
Texas Municipal Police Association
Toronto Police Association
Winnipeg Police Association
Ontario Provincial Police Association
Louisiana State Troopers Association
New Jersey State Troopers Fraternal Association
Prince George’s County FOP 89
Arizona Highway Patrol Association
Arizona Police Association
Alaska Public Safety Employees Association
Orange County  Deputy Sheriffs – CA
San Bernardino County Safety Employees Association
King County Police Officers Guild
State Troopers NCO Association of New Jersey
San Mateo Deputy Sheriff’s Association
Broward County Police Benevolent Association
Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
Orange County  Deputy Sheriffs – CA
Nevada Department of Public Safety Association
New Jersey State Troopers Fraternal Association
King County Police Officers Guild
Pennsylvania State Troopers Association
El Paso County Sheriff’s Officers Association
New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association
State Police Association of Massachusetts
Baltimore County F.O.P. Lodge 4
Maryland Transportation Authority Police F.O.P. Lodge 34

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