MPA Supports Keeping the Cubs in Mesa

August 31, 2010

Police services depend on sales tax revenue the Cubs bring to our city’s economy.  In order to preserve our exisiting police jobs and salaries, we encourage Mesa voters to vote YES on 420.  Members, please contact an executive board member for more information.  http://www.cubswininaz.com Money Spent in Arizona In 2008: 49% of fans stayed in […]

*Must See* Arizona Police Assn. Annual Conference

August 25, 2010

No other Arizona police organization can provide a conference with the magnitude of these guest speakers.  This three day educational conference provides the most up-to-date police issues…everything from use-of-force, legal and labor information.  Please contact a MPA board member if you would like to attend. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE APA CONFERENCE BROCHURE 2010

Update from Mark Kelly

August 24, 2010

Hello Everyone, This letter is to update everyone on my current situation and how I am doing. There have been a lot of people who have asked us what they can do to help us. There are a few things that you could do if you wanted to help. What we need help with is […]

Romley Hates Cops

August 23, 2010

As you vote in the primaries, MPA reminds you to go back in time when Rick Romley was our county attorney.  Romley prosecuted innocent cops “to send a message”.  Mesa officers were pursued in unjust criminal investigations that ultimately were cleared.  We don’t need a county attorney that will go after officers for political reasons.  […]

APA Primary Endorsements

August 23, 2010

Arizona State Primary Political Endorsements (as of 7-22-2010)   Governor Republican – Janice K. Brewer   Arizona State Senate   District 1 – Steve Pierce (R) District 2 – Sylvia Laughter (D) District 4 – Scott Bungaard (R) District 5 – Bill Konopnicki (R) District 6 – David Braswell (R) District 8 – Michele Reagan […]

KPHO: Domestic Violence Increase

August 4, 2010

MESA, Ariz. — Investigators said they are seeing an increase in cases of domestic violence in the east valley. “I’ve seen my caseload increase 20 to 25 percent,” said Det. Kurt Scanio, secretary of the Mesa Police Association. Scanio attributed the rise to a number of factors, including an increase in reporting, as well as […]

AZ Republic: Mother sues over daughter’s death in Mesa police shooting

August 2, 2010

MPA continues to support the officers involved in this 2009 shooting.  Please keep these officers, their families and the family of Celestina Manuel in your prayers. Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/07/25/20100725mesa-daughter-shooting-police-lawsuit0724.html#ixzz0vSoN35BD by Nathan Gonzalez – Jul. 25, 2010 09:31 AM The Arizona Republic Many nights Delberta Manuel Almaraz can be found sitting alone in her daughter’s bedroom, […]

Please pray for our fallen officers in Chandler; Ledsema EOW: 7/28/10

August 1, 2010

Detective Carlos Ledesma, #600 End of Watch: 7/28/10 *Viewing will take place on Tuesday, Aug 3rd.  1600-1800 will be family only. 1800-2000 will be open to all others. *Funeral will take place at Mission Community Church, 4450 E. Elliot Rd in Gilbert at 1000. *Graveside services to follow immediately at Valley of the Sun Memorial […]