From US Dept. of Justice-Prevent Crime in Hot Spot Areas

July 29, 2008

As the second publication in the Crime Prevention Research Review series, this report summarizes the findings from all rigorous academic studies evaluating police enforcement strategies in hot spot areas. It finds that focusing efforts on places with high crime and calls for service can effectively be used to prevent crime in those locations. Reduced calls […]

Personnel Rules Proposed Changes 7-22-2008

July 22, 2008

The following are the results of meetings between COM and labor organization prompted by the email investigation discussion that resulted in MPA’s court victories in the case. Proposed Changes-click here

Is MCSO Violating the U.S. Constitution?

July 21, 2008

All U.S. politicians and Police Officers are sworn to defend the constitution from enemies foreign & domestic Is MCSO violating the U.S. Constitution? What do you think? And more… And more And more… From Attorney, Rudy Giuliani, below:

May/June ’08 Newsletter

July 21, 2008

MPA Newsletter May/June ‘08 Click here to find the May/June ’08 MPA Newsletter!

MPA/Chief Meeting July 17, 2008

July 18, 2008

Patrol Staffing MPA advised the Chiefs, Patrol continues to be depleted. MPA advised perception is that patrol keeps being depleted. AC advised they are not being taken into admin jobs, they are going into street crimes or other district functions. MPA requested clarification on street crime use. Per AC, street crimes are to be considered […]

MPA/Chief Meeting May 21, 2008

July 18, 2008

Staffing levels Once again, discussion lack of officers to patrol beats adequately. Chief noted crime is down. Told him you wouldn’t know it on the streets because we are so short, the officer in the trenches only knows he is working to the bone. A/C will continue to assess overall manpower. Daily field review by […]

Mesa Police Pay Adjusted

July 17, 2008

5% is needed for Mesa to “retain and be competitive” Tempe tops, Chandler near bottom in police pay Katie McDevitt, Tribune Tempe pays new police officers more than any other East Valley agency. Maricopa County and Chandler pay among the least. Veteran Tempe officers work the fewest hours and get paid the most on average, […]

Chandler “Gets it”

July 17, 2008

Chandler Includes Employees and allows Union to help   Effective Tuesday July 1, 2008 Chandler’s Police Association President will begin working on CLEA related issues two days a week at the main station. Having the President available twenty hours a week will be invaluable for the union and its membership. These twenty release hours per […]

Chandler Citizens Benefit from inclusive management

July 17, 2008

Fired, disciplined city employees not fighting punishments Edythe Jensen The Arizona Republic Mar. 27, 2008 Chandler’s Merit System Board hasn’t met since 2006, and that’s a good sign, officials say. The board’s only job is to hear appeals from fired or disciplined employees who dispute their punishment. The city has 1,652 full-time employees, but not […]

MPA In the News-June Radio Interviews on “Immigration Sweeps”

July 11, 2008

Sheriff Joe in Mesa-MPA Speak on His Effects to KTAR

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