June 2012 MPA Agenda

June 12, 2012

MPA Meeting June 13, 2012 123 N Centennial Way #207 Mesa, AZ 85201 AGENDA –          PLEA Court ruling –          Nate Schlitz, Office Manager –          MOU Update –          Council Meeting –          Treasurer Report (presented by Secretary) –          Secretary Report –          Old business –          New business

MPA Participates in Bullying Discussion with Radio Show “Daytime with Donna”

June 11, 2012

MPA joined the “Daytime with Donna” radio show to explore bullying.  The show discussed the impacts of bullying—in schools, in the workplace, and sometimes in our closest circles of friends. Grievance Chair, Nate Gafvert, provided helpful resources for families and individuals who need to stand up to bullying.  Thanks sincerely to callers who shared their emotional […]

New study: Detecting deception via Cognitive Interviewing

June 11, 2012

New study: Detecting deception via Cognitive Interviewing The Cognitive Interviewing process that can enhance the memories of witnesses and involved officers during use-of-force investigations has now been modified to make it a useful tool for also detecting possible deception when questioning suspects about crimes. The modified protocol includes 2 unexpected requests that seem especially effective […]

MPA Member Profile: Todd Reed

June 11, 2012

MPA is proud of Todd Reed – one of Mesa’s finest.  Click here to listen to his story!

NAPO: Increased Funding to Urban Search and Rescue Teams Program

June 11, 2012

On June 6, 2012 the House approved (by voice vote) Congressman Michael Grimm’s amendment to increase funding by $7.5 million to the Urban Search and Rescue Teams Program. NAPO supports this legislation because it will free up money for local police departments. Over the past week NAPO was on Capitol Hill meeting with Congressman Dave […]