NAPO: FCC, Byrne JAG Program Updates

July 18, 2012

Attached are three letters that can also be found on the right hand corner of NAPO’s website. NAPO FCC LETTER 7.16.12 NAPO Letter of Support for Byrne JAG Reauthorization Stakeholder groups’ letter of support for HR 6062 Byrne JAG reauthorization – 7-9-12 The first letter is in reference to the Federal Communications Commission notice of […]

NAPO’s July 2012 Legislative Report

July 17, 2012

NAPO’s July 2012 Washington Report and the July 2012 Legislative Positions for the 112th Congress. Included in this issue of the Washington Report: House Introduces Byrne JAG Reauthorization NAPO Victory: House Passes Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act of 2012 Federal Flight Deck Officers Program Receives Increased Funding Department of Homeland Security Funding Update Executive Director’s […]

July 2012 Meeting Agenda

July 17, 2012

Board of Directors & General Membership Meeting Monthly Meeting July 18, 2011 5:00pm Mesa Police Association Office – Mesa, AZ 1. Call to Order 2. Consent Agenda a. Approval of June Meeting Minutes 3. Reports a. President Report MOU Update Kronos Challenges Release Time Communications b. VP Report c. Secretary Report d. Treasurer Report Travel […]

KTAR: Remaining portion of SB 1070 takes effect soon (APA Comments)

July 17, 2012

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE The Arizona Police Association (APA) commented on this report with KTAR

NAPO’s June 2012 Legislative Updates

July 15, 2012

Please click below for PDF’s of NAPO’s June 2012 Legislative Updates NAPO JUNE 2012 Legislative Washington Report NAPO 112th Legislative Positions JUNE.18.2012 ************************************************************ Letter in support of Federal Flight Deck Officer Program– Amendment increasing funding by $10 million. Passed the House.  NAPO Represents the Federal Flight Deck Officers Association. Letter in support of the Public […]

Mesa Officers Support Sergeant in Off-Duty Scottsdale Road Rage Altercation

July 15, 2012

On December 18, 2011, an off-duty Mesa Sergeant was driving to an urgent care with his three sons when he encountered by an aggressive man engaging in road rage.  The man, Randy Smyers (of reportedly Sterling [Alaska], Anchorage [Alaska], Apache Junction and Mesa), stopped his car in the middle of a street and approached the […]

MPA April 2012 Newsletter

July 15, 2012

What Force Science still teaches about BART case, despite court ruling

July 15, 2012

In the nation’s highest-profile case of weapons confusion, the California Court of Appeal has ruled that a jury verdict of involuntary manslaughter was reasonable and a two-year prison sentence was warranted for former officer Johannes Mehserle, who swore that he thought he was deploying his Taser when he actually drew his pistol and fatally shot […]