NAPO Joins Senator Leahy on Capitol Hill to Endorse Eric Holder for US Attorney General

January 30, 2009

Legislative Update NAPO JOINS SENATOR LEAHY ON CAPITOL HILL TO ENDORSE ERIC HOLDER FOR U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL NAPO, joined by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and representatives of the nation’s leading law enforcement and criminal justice organizations, held a press conference on Capitol Hill on January 8, 2009, to endorse Eric Holder […]

NAPO’s 2009 Legislative Agenda

January 30, 2009

NAPO is reporting exciting times in Washington, as the 2009 legislative agenda is in full gear.  Want to know what’s on the agenda?  Here is the link: NAPO Legislative Report

NAPO Leadership Summoned to Vice Presidential Transition Meeting

January 30, 2009

Legislative Update NAPO Leadership Summoned to Vice Presidential Transition Meeting At the request of Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr., NAPO president Thomas J. Nee and executive director Bill Johnson were summoned to the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Obama/Biden presidential transition team.  In a lengthy and exclusive meeting on December 23, 2008, the leadership […]

AZ Republic 01.23.09: MPA Defends Officers in Shootings

January 27, 2009

Mesa police shootings doubled in 2008 by Nathan Gonzalez – Jan. 23, 2009 02:49 PM The Arizona Republic While overall crime was on the decline last year, shootings by Mesa police more than doubled from 2007. Twenty-two officers used their firearms in seven incidents in 2008, killing five people who approached police with knives and […]

AZ Republic 01.22.09: Force better trained after new immigration policy

January 27, 2009

Mesa police: Force better trained after new immigration policy by Nathan Gonzalez – Jan. 22, 2009 03:40 PM The Arizona Republic Three weeks after a revised immigration policy went into effect, Mesa police says its officers are better trained to report and detain suspected illegal immigrants. The department revised its Immigration and Customs Enforcement Protocol […]

One Strong Voice!

January 23, 2009

Why did you lose pay? Because we don’t have a contract in place… We need one voice – one representation.

MPA Continues to be on the Forefront of Immigration Issue

January 23, 2009

Click here for the Fox 10 interview. MPA continues to educate the public and media on the immigration issue.  We remind them that we have spoken to delegates, locally and on capitol hill, for years asking for more funding have ICE and Border Patrol in our community, rather than have our local police spend their […]

Keep NYPD/FD in your Thoughts and Prayers

January 15, 2009

Thoughts and prayers to our brothers and sisters in NY that rescued passengers from US Airbus 320.

MPA Response to Recent Police Settlements

January 9, 2009

Dear MPA Members, There has been recent discussion regarding settlements the City of Mesa has made due to past officer-involved shootings. The city has every right to decide to settle on behalf of the citizens of Mesa.  However, we are reminding the public and the media that these pay-outs DO NOT suggest that the officers […]

Blue Santa Visits Officer Erfle’s Family

January 7, 2009

Blue Santa Visits Officer Erfle’s Family Click here for the Ch. 12 segment  Question : What do you get when you have a police officer and Santa Answer : A BLUE Santa! (Phoenix, AZ) – The Officer Assistance Fund’s Blue Santa visited fallen hero, Officer Nick Erfle’s family today, bringing holiday cheer and presents for […]

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