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Time To Stop the Finger Pointing

Time To Stop the Finger Pointing

by Daryl Turner In the wake of protests and demonstrations of unity at NFL games and the President’s fueling the controversy, a new police organization, created to break down barriers between law enforcement and the communities they serve, is calling for a real discussion to solve the issues being raised. The United Coalition of Public […]

Dear Anthem Protesters: Police are Not the Enemy

Dear Anthem Protesters: Police are Not the Enemy

By Tom Wetzel Many years ago, when I was in the police academy, we spent a couple days on civil disturbance training. An older chief who was right out of central casting as a drill sergeant was the instructor, and he trained us as well as he could in the short time he had. I […]

R.I.P. Deputy Haak

R.I.P. Deputy Haak

Rochester Police Locust Club (NY) Joins PubSecAlliance

Rochester Police Locust Club (NY) Joins PubSecAlliance

The Rochester Police Locust Club is the newest member of our online community of law enforcement union leaders and their members. The Rochester Police Locust Club was founded on April 17, 1904 – over 100 years ago. Today the association represents sworn personnel of the Rochester Police Department. The name “Locust Club” refers to the […]

Insults Divide, Decency Unites

Insults Divide, Decency Unites

by Marshall McClain & Paul Nunziato Attacks against police continue. Mere days after the ambush killing of NYPD Detective Miostis Familia, New York State Trooper Joel Davis was killed when he approached a residence in response to a domestic dispute. The American Alliance of Airport Police Officers (AAAPO) encourages all to keep these families in […]

VIDEO: Sounding the Alarm On a Manpower Crisis

VIDEO: Sounding the Alarm On a Manpower Crisis

Phoenix, like almost every other big city in the U.S., is critically understaffed. The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) has been continuously sounding the alarm over critical manpower shortages since December 2016. This video is their latest effort to educate the public about the seriousness of the situation. Police associations are utilizing video more than […]

A Tale of Two Chiefs

A Tale of Two Chiefs

By Steve Loomis, President, Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association I just posted this message on my Facebook page after learning that the Baton Rouge Police Chief, Carl Dabadie, refused to fire his officer after he was cleared in the Sterling shooting last year. What a difference from the situation here in Cleveland where Tim Loehmann, the officer […]

Rank and File Question Dubious Hiring

Rank and File Question Dubious Hiring

Ed. note: We thought you would find this as interesting as we did. Since 9/11 our airport police have been on the front lines in the effort to keep people safe who are traveling by airplane. And these officers with the Los Angeles Airport Police Division (LAXPD) have a lot of justified complaints about the […]

Questions Raised About New John Jay President

Questions Raised About New John Jay President

By John Fleming John Jay college is the preeminent academic institution for students looking to enter the field of law enforcement. Created in 1964 it was developed to examine the ever-developing role of policing in American society. The college also mixes a traditional liberal arts program. It is a public college under the City University […]

City Says “No Police Floats” In Parade

City Says “No Police Floats” In Parade

Via The Huffington Post Canada: The union representing Toronto’s police officers is urging the city to pull an annual grant to Canada’s largest Pride parade after the event banned police floats. In an open letter released by the union Wednesday, a committee representing LGBTQ officers in the force said it would be unacceptable for the […]

Ingredients for Better LE Outcomes

Ingredients for Better LE Outcomes

By ALADS Board of Directors In another effort to provide new guidelines on law enforcement’s use of force, the National Consensus Policy on Use of Force (NCP) was recently released by 11 major law enforcement leadership organizations. These policies are set out as a template for agencies for comparison with current policies and improve upon […]

We’ve Been Abandoned by Politicos, Command Staff

We’ve Been Abandoned by Politicos, Command Staff

By Steve Loomis Dear Law Abiding Citizens, All Police Officers are willing to take the physical risks that come with our profession. However we are not (nor should we be) willing to be personally maligned by the liberal media, attacked by racially exclusive hate groups, and probably most importantly ABANDONED by the week kneed politicians […]

Another Ambush Attack!

Another Ambush Attack!

By John Rivera Last night, two of our brave brothers were viciously ambushed simply for doing their job. After talking to fellow officers at Jackson’s trauma center, it was clear that our brethren officers are alive because of only two reasons: most importantly, because God was by their side, and also because their survival training […]

Another Fundraising Scam

Another Fundraising Scam

By Christopher J. Burgos To my brother and sister officers everywhere! I am writing to warn you that there’s another scam charity out there this time using the terms “State Trooper and “Brotherhood. You can check it out for yourself at the links below. Our Association (New Jersey State Troopers)  has already warned the public […]

When Will All This Stop?

When Will All This Stop?

By Jay McDonald Enough is enough. Many people spent the final days of 2016 expressing dismay at the deaths of several high-profile celebrities who surely deserved some recognition. But I spent those same days horrified by a year of horrific violence against police officers and am praying 2017 will bring calm to our great nation. […]

VIDEO: “Line of Duty” is HERE!

VIDEO: “Line of Duty” is HERE!

The much-anticipated music video for “Line of Duty” was officially released yesterday at a PBA ride and rally event. This beautiful piece was designed to bring healing and respect between the community and the police. “Line of Duty” is written and performed by Jon Secada and Joel Someillan, and was commissioned by the Dade County […]

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Sanctuary Cities: Police vs. Mayor

Sanctuary Cities: Police vs. Mayor

Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) President Ken Crane wrote a letter to Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton about his recent comments regarding President’s Trump executive orders. Mayor Stanton said he will fight the federal government’s attempt “to turn the Phoenix Police Department into a mass deportation force.” Crane responded in an interview with “The Mike Broomhead […]

Fake Guns Destroy Lives

Fake Guns Destroy Lives

Ed. Note: Check out how the Cleveland PPA raised a serious public safety issue with the local newspaper, got a big story and lots of great PR for the Department and the Association. Best thing about it is that the effort proved the city’s cops really care about the well being and safety of the […]

Community and Police Join in Prayer

Community and Police Join in Prayer

“If you want to effect change, then you better get on in and pray for us. That’s the only way that change is going to happen.” These words were spoken by the vice president of the Houston Police Officers Union, Doug Griffith, at a recent press conference announcing plans for a statewide event called, “Let’s Pray Texas.” Houston […]

By December 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
VIDEO: Where Is the Outrage?

VIDEO: Where Is the Outrage?

By Paul Kelly Where’s the outrage when a cop is targeted for murder? Where are the questions being asked of the parents, family, friends, and neighbors of the suspect that thought it was OK to shoot, and all too often, murder a police officer. What could the parents, family, friends, and neighbors have done to prevent […]

By November 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
VIDEO: Police Union Heals With Song

VIDEO: Police Union Heals With Song

A Grammy-award winning singer is collaborating with police in efforts to repair relations in the community. “Line of Duty” is a song commissioned by the Dade County Police Benevolent Association in Miami that was released worldwide. Jon Secada, who has won two Grammy awards and sold 20 million albums, performed the single. “It’s an important […]

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