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November 21, 2011

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Auditor General’s Report on PSPRS

November 18, 2011

As many members have seen over the last year, the Arizona Police Association (APA) and the MPA have been very active in testifying and researching more into our retirement system.  This last legislative session, public safety personnel were attached for being “greedy” and having an unsustainable retirement.  However, this could not have been further from […]

ABC 15: PUBLIC SAFETY PENSION FUND LOST $1.6B-ONE MAN TO BLAME

November 4, 2011

ABC 15 in Phoenix completed a two-part series on the public safety retirement system.  Earlier this year, members of the Arizona Police Association (APA) and the Mesa Police Association (MPA) spoke out about the $1.6 BILLION dollar loss to your retirement fund (Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement Fund – PSPRS).  The APA uncovered the fund […]

Why you have the best legal coverage – Holmes vs. City of Phoenix

November 1, 2011

PLEA Member Vindicated at PERB by Phoenix Law Enforcement Association On October 18th, 2011 the Phoenix Employment Relations Board (PERB) accepted the hearing officer’s report reference Officer James Holmes being wrongly transferred out of the Public Affairs Bureau due to him being a PLEA member. The management representative on the board insisted that language be […]

MPA Endorses Matt Salmon

November 1, 2011

The Mesa Police Association (MPA) formally endorsed Matt Salmon for Congressional District Five at a campaign event last week. “Unlike his opponents, Matt Salmon has always had an open-door policy for the frontline officers that serve the public” – Sgt. Ryan Russell, President of the MPA. Read the letter from MPA below: PDF – MPA […]

MPA Badge Watch – November 2011

November 1, 2011

The November issue of Badge Watch is out!  Please contact your district representative or an MPA board member if you have not received a copy.  CLICK HERE TO EMAIL THE BOARD BADGE WATCH FRONT COVER NOV. 2011 – pdf BADGE WATCH INSIDE PAGES (1) NOV. 2011 – pdf BADGE WATCH INSIDES PAGES (2) NOV. 2011 […]

NAPO November 2011 Legislative Recap

November 1, 2011

Dear Members, Please find NAPO’s November Washington Report and legislative positions below. NAPO Nov. 2011 Washington Report PDF NAPO 112th Legislative Positions – NOV.1.2011 Included in this issue of the Washington Report: Smaller Jobs Package Offers $35 Billion for First Responders, Teachers and Nurses NAPO serves as a Member on the Officer Safety and Wellness […]

Meeting Agenda 11.02.2011

November 1, 2011

Agenda for Weds 11/02/2011 Approval of Minutes – OAF request – Hook and Ladder – NAPO Conference Information – MPA Support for Domestic Partnership Policy – Pension/APA Update – MOU Compensation Update for January – MOU 2012/2013 outlook – Endorsements – Secretary/Treasurer Stipend – New EAP Provider – Employee Benefits Task Force – NAPO Conference […]