Blue Santa Visits the Kelly Family

December 29, 2011

Liz Kelly and her five children are celebrating their first Christmas without their hero – Mesa police officer Mark Kelly. Mark lost his life earlier this year to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. On December 23rd, a Blue Santa and Mesa Police Officers will try to make the holidays special […]

5 Arizona Officers Killed in 2010

December 29, 2011

READ THE ARTICLE ON AZCENTRAL.COM’S WEBSITE HERE 5 Arizona Officers Killed in 2010; State Ranks 10th in Nation By DS Woodfill, Arizona Republic Arizona ranked 10th in the nation in police-officer fatalities during 2011, tying with four other states, according to a Washington-based law-enforcement advocacy group. The finding was part of a national study by […]

MPA Badge Watch – December 2011

December 22, 2011

The December 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 MPA Newsletter Front Cover 12.11 MPA Newsletter Inside 12.11 MPA Newsletter Inside (2) 12.11 MPA Newsletter Inside (3) 12.11

President’s Message-December

December 21, 2011

Dear Members, November was another busy month for the leadership of the Mesa Police Association.  We have been met with small to large projects that we are ambitious to accomplish.  MPA’s primary goal is to provide all frontline officers a step program and reinstate the 2% pay cut.   As the city manager’s office is discussing […]

MPA Helps Secure Off-Duty Security Work at Banner Hospitals in Mesa

December 21, 2011

MPA is pleased to announce the exclusive off-duty security work at Banner Hospitals in Mesa. Effective Wednesday November 16th, 2011 at 1800, Mesa police officers are now eligible bid for these jobs. MPA wishes to thank Trustee Sgt. Justin Corvelo. His hard work was a direct result of this new contract benefiting Mesa police officers […]

Uniform Allowance INCREASED!

December 21, 2011

MPA is pleased to announce a proposed MOU Amendment. Your uniform allowance has will be increasing to $990 in January! We are pleased to see this allowance extended to Detention Officers, CSS’s and Lieutenants.

Call to Action: National Blue Alert

December 15, 2011

On September 8, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee favorably reported The National Blue Alert Act of 2011, (S. 657) out of committee to be placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar (Calendar No. 160). During the committee mark-up, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) offered an amendment on behalf of the Sponsors: Senators Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and Lindsay […]

NAPO’s December Legislative Report

December 1, 2011

Click here to read NAPO’s December 2011 Washington Report. Included in this issue of the Washington Report: NAPO Lobbies Helicopter Noise Relief Legislation Minibus Spending Package Sent to President Obama NAPO’s Labor Rights Seminar and Ohio Victory IRS Normal Retirement Age NAPO Welcomes 10,395 New Members in 2011 NAPO Partners with Ford for the Police […]