RAND Study: Additional Officers & Preventing Crime Outweigh Personnel Costs

July 15, 2010

The RAND Corporation produced a study evaluating the cost of crime and investing in public safety.  The analysis showed the benefits of having additional officers and preventing crime outweigh the personnel costs. “Many cities face financial difficulties and have to make tough choices about how to spend taxpayers’ money,” said Paul Heaton, author of the […]

Thank you for supporting “Portrait of a Hero” – Benefit for Mark Kelly

July 13, 2010

Thank you to Mesa officers and our community that came out and support Mark and his family on July 9th. “Portrait of a Hero” was a benefit for the Kelly family during Mesa’s Second Friday.  The benefit was put on by the Beall Foundation and the Officer Assistance Fund.  People can still donate to Mark […]

MPA helps keep homes safe for 4th of July

July 13, 2010

Keep Your Home Safe From Burglars During Summer Travel Summer is one of the most popular times to travel, and trip planning tends to be on the forefront of most traveler’s minds.  However, the Mesa Police Association (MPA) suggests keeping your home safe from burglars should be your first thought before leaving your home. “Burglaries […]

Tampa Officers Laid to Rest – MPA sends two officers to funeral

July 6, 2010

Officers David Curtis and Jeffery Kocab were laid to rest 07.03.10 after paying the ultimate sacrifice.  MPA sent two officers to the funeral, and captured below how the law enforcement community is mourning two of their own.  Tampa Police reported on 07.02.10 that the assailant, Dontae Morris, was arrested for their murders. OR VIEW THE […]