NAPO Update: Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act

May 25, 2010

Dear Members,   Yesterday evening, Senate Majority Leader Reid submitted the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act as an amendment (S.Amdt. 4174) to the War Supplemental Appropriations Act, H.R. 4899.  This move is a result of the pressure NAPO, together with other public safety organizations, has been putting on Senator Reid to follow through on his […]

LDF Expert Demonstrates Science Behind Pending Attack

May 14, 2010

The Force Science Research team was recently in Oregon working with the Hillsboro Police Department on our new Prone Subjects Study and the DISCOVERY Channel was permitted to be there to film a sample of the research. As previously reported in FS News, the study focuses on documenting to the millisecond how quickly a prone […]

Vote Yes on Prop 100!

May 12, 2010

Yes on 100 is endorsed by the Mesa Police Association.   There’s only one way to protect Arizona’s students, our neighborhoods and the safety net we need. Vote YES ON 100. Arizona needs your help on May 18th!    A temporary revenue source is a must for our state because core government responsibilities, like public […]

Lt. Eric Shuhandler Act, H.B. 2062, Passes

May 5, 2010

Arizona House Bill 2062 was signed into law — making it a more serious felony to assault a police officer. HB 2062 makes it a Class 5 felony to assault a peace officer, and makes it a Class 4 felony to commit aggravated assault that results in injury to a peace officer. Many officers feel […]

Meet and Discuss

May 5, 2010

The Mesa Police Association has met with the City Manager regarding our proposals on behalf of Mesa Officers. We requested these top priorities:   ·         Restoration of merit/step pay ·         Restore 2 % pay ·         Support Citizen Review Process ·         Determination hearing for administrative suspensions/re-assignments ·         Take care of Officers mentally injured on the job […]