PTSD and Law Enforcement

August 21, 2012

PTSD is an ever-evolving issue that our police department and our members encounter often.  Frankly, its discussion is moderately new amongst the law enforcement profession.  The newest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (also known as DSM) is being published as we speak by the American Psychiatric Association.  DSM is in […]

MOU Update

August 11, 2012

The MPA Board is working on a tentative MOU agreement with the City. We will keep you updated as more information comes along.

August 2012 Meeting Agenda

August 7, 2012

Board of Directors & General Membership Meeting August 8th, 2012 5:00pm Mesa Police Association Office – Mesa, AZ   –          Retired Sgt. Duke will address membership –          MOU Update –          OAF Golf Tournament update –          Flex Camera System discussion –          Vehicles –          New Sgt. Bid Process –          Fire Ringdown Line –          GCPAAA Golf –          Endorsements […]

Mesa Police Association endorses Tom Bearup for Pinal County Sheriff Election

August 7, 2012

Mr. Bearup, This letter is to inform you of your endorsement for Pinal County Sheriff by the Mesa Police Association.   As you know, front line police officers should be able to perform their difficult jobs free from outside political influence.   I know that you will ensure the deputies of the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office will […]

Excited Delirium Syndrome (ExDS) PowerPoint presentation

August 6, 2012

Excited Delirium Syndrome (ExDS) PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Antevy.  The PPT includes a voiceover adding interesting information to the bullet points and videos. He says, “I am convinced that the prevention of deaths in the field will only be accomplished if all agencies work together.  Truthfully I feel it starts at dispatch.  The physiology proves […]