National Police Week 2015 in Washington DC

May 19, 2015

Several members of the Mesa Police Association were able to travel to Washington DC to celebrate National Police Week. Members were able to attend several events to pay respect for those Officers that have lost their lives, as well as honor those still doing great work today. Attended 2015 NAPO Top Cops Awards Dinner, attended […]

Donate to the Officer Assistance Fund through Amazon Smile

September 23, 2014

Did you know that you can help your local charity, the Officer Assistance Fund, by making purchases through Amazon? Amazon will give .5% of the total from select purchases back to the Officer Assistance Fund. All you need to do is follow the link below, and you can help support your local Mesa Officers and […]

MPA/APA Verizon Phone Plan

August 16, 2014

Exciting news!  Effective today, July 5th, 2016 Verizon has brought back the old Unlimited Data plans for all lines on our account.  Our accounts qualify for the following: Unlimited data for smartphones and jetpacks (VZW may reduce your data throughout speeds when connected to a congested cell site.  The reduction can last for the remainder […]

How you can help…

May 17, 2014

On May 12th, 2014, the Mesa Police Department family lost a great officer. Sergeant (Posthumously promoted) Brandon Mendoza was killed in a collision by a wrong way driver on the freeway while driving home from his patrol shift. Sgt. Mendoza was a member of the Mesa Police Association, and often helped with our charity events […]

Officer Brandon Mendoza EOW 5/12/14

May 12, 2014

  Today we lost a brother, a son, a friend, and one heck of a good cop. Officer Brandon Mendoza was killed by an impaired driver on the freeway early this morning. Officer Mendoza was on his way home from working his late shift, protecting the citizens of Mesa and Arizona.   This week is […]

From the President’s Desk…

April 29, 2014

Those of you who regularly attend MPA meetings know the primary concern I have for our profession and our future is in our pension system. For the vast majority of us who wanted to become police officers, this profession was a calling that also offered stability as a secondary benefit. Though you may not become […]

Update- Senate blocks Nomination for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division

March 5, 2014

2013 Blue Santa

December 24, 2013

This year the Mesa Police Association and our charity, the Officer Assistance Fund (OAF), were able to assist City of Mesa Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh in helping children in need for the holidays. The OAF’s Blue Santa helped pass out presents to the children at Cardon Children’s Medical Center this December. A big thank you to […]

2013 National Police Week

August 5, 2013

In May of 2013, the Mesa Police Association sent seven of our members to Washington DC to attend the National Police Week, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial service. President Russell, Treasurer Cutler, Officer Harris, and Officer Figueroa attended. Members Sergeant Schmidt, Detective Pezzelle, and Detective Garcia also attended, as they were nominated for […]

Confessions of a Police Officer

April 30, 2013

I’ve had the honor of communicating lately with Jill Wragg, a retired police officer from Massachusetts. Jill is an author, and has several interesting essays posted on her blog. I thought this one was amazing, and with her permission, am posting for all to enjoy… “Confessions of a Police Officer Dear Citizens, Neighbors, Friends and […]

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