Posted 12/09/2019

SB 230 SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2019 Contacts: Ron Lawrence Brian Marvel Carrie Lane Jonathan Munoz Chris Steele Jim O’Rourke SB 230 SIGNED INTO LAW...

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Posted 09/09/2019

SB 230 – California’s Bill to Reduce the Use of Force Is on Its Way to the Governor’s Desk

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2019 Contact: Ron Lawrence Jonathan Munoz (916) 481-8000 JMunoz@californiapolicechiefs.org Brian Marvel Chris Steele (916) 928-3777 CSteele@porac.org Carrie Lane Jim...

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Posted 19/08/2019

AB 392 SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM

For Immediate Release: August 19, 2019 Contacts: Ron Lawrence                               ...

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Posted 13/08/2019

Oakland Police Officers Exonerated Yet Fired; File Lawsuit Demanding That Oakland Comply with City Charter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2019 Contacts: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org Rain Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver PC: (925) 609-1699 or ctichenor@rlslawyers.com...

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Posted 18/07/2019

Oakland Police Officers Exonerated by Five Separate Investigations – Fired by Oakland’s Police Commission.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org OAKLAND – The Oakland Police Commission’s own investigative arm, the Citizen Police...

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Posted 10/07/2019

SF POLICE CREDIT UNION IS NOW THE POLICE CREDIT UNION!

Important News! We are excited to announce our recent name change on July 15, 2019 as it welcomes law enforcement departments, related agencies, employees...

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Posted 24/05/2019

DR. SHIRLEY WEBER AMENDS AB 392 TO REFLECT COLLABORATION WITH CALIFORNIA’S LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2019 Contacts: Ian Anderson Ianderson@FionaHuttonAssoc.com 818.760.2121 DR. SHIRLEY WEBER AMENDS AB 392 TO REFLECT COLLABORATION WITH CALIFORNIA’S LAW ENFORCEMENT...

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Posted 18/05/2019

SB 230 – California’s Bill to Reduce the Use of Force Advances out of Senate Appropriations Committee

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2019 Contact: Chris Steele (916) 928-3777 CSteele@porac.org SB 230 – California’s Bill to Reduce the Use of Force Advances...

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Posted 06/05/2019

Oakland Police Officers Are Exonerated for the Third Time in Officer Involved Shooting but the Officers Still Remain on Leave.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   May 6, 2019   Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org   OAKLAND – The Citizen Police Review Agency (CPRA), the...

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Posted 30/04/2019

Alameda District Attorney Files Multiple Felony Charges against a Suspect with History of Violence Who Stabbed an Oakland Police Officer.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 29, 2019   Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-670 or policeofficers@opoa.org   Alameda District Attorney Files Multiple Felony Charges against a...

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Posted 23/04/2019

SB 230 – California’s Bill to Reduce the Use of Force – Advances out of Senate Public Safety Committee 

For Immediate Release:   April 23, 2019   Contacts: Ron Lawrence                                               Brian Marvel                                  Carrie Lane Jonathan Munoz                                                        Chris Steele                                    Jim O’Rourke (916)...

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Posted 11/04/2019

California Law Enforcement and SB 230 Author Senator Anna Caballero Announce Major Amendments to California Use of Force Bill Precedent-Setting Legislation Reflects Input from Attorney General, Community Leaders

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contacts: Ron Lawrence Brian Marvel Carrie Lane Jonathan Munoz Chris Steele Jim O’Rourke (916) 481-8000 (916) 928-3777 (916)...

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Posted 05/02/2019

Comprehensive Use-of-Force Legislation

For Immediate Release: February 5, 2019 Contact: Brian Marvel (916) 928-3777 info@porac.org Re: Comprehensive Use-of-Force Legislation Today we join the California Police Chiefs Association...

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Posted 28/01/2019

Oakland Police Officers Step up to save their City but, City Council President Rebecca Kaplan rebukes them.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org   Oakland Police Officers Step up to save their City but, City...

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Posted 25/01/2019

Police stepped up to help Oakland avoid fiscal crisis

Grand Jury had warned of future bankruptcy as unfunded liability for retiree healthcare grew to $860 million Oakland city staff have warned for years...

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Posted 31/12/2018

John Raymond Hege Memorial Backstop Dedication Planned for January 6, 2019

Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization (PRFO) For Immediate Release December 9, 2018 Contact: Jodi Beasley, 510-910-6864, jodi@beas.com John Raymond Hege Memorial Backstop Dedication Planned for...

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Posted 21/12/2018

Oakland Police Officers Association Annual Toy Give Away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 21, 2018   Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org   Oakland Police Officers will be passing out toys and...

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Posted 07/11/2018

Attack an Oakland Police Officer and You Will Go to Jail.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2018 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org Attack an Oakland Police Officer and You Will Go...

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Posted 26/10/2018

November Election Endorsements

Peace Officer Research Association of California (PORAC) Statewide Election Endorsements US Senate – Diane Feinstein Lt Governor – Ed Hernandez Secretary of State –...

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Posted 02/10/2018

The Oakland Police Officers’ Association Members Kick-off 2018 “Pink Patch Project” for the month of October

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2018 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org The Oakland Police Officers’ Association Members Kick-off 2018 “Pink...

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Posted 27/09/2018

Oakland Police Officers Announced Their Endorsement of Pam Harris for Oakland City Council.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2018 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org Oakland Police Officers Announced Their Endorsement of Pam Harris...

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Posted 31/08/2018

Statement by PORAC President, Brian Marvel, Regarding the Senate Holding AB 931

PORAC (Peace Officer Research Association of California) Statement by PORAC President, Brian Marvel, Regarding the Senate Holding AB 931 For Immediate Release: Thursday, August...

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Posted 17/08/2018

Take Action Now to Keep Californians Safe

California lawmakers are considering a bill that will threaten the safety of our California families, communities and peace officers. AB 931 places dangerous restrictions...

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Posted 18/07/2018

The Oakland Police Officers’ Association Honors Three Paramedics Plus Paramedics for Heroism for Aiding a Brave Lone Oakland Police Officer in Protecting Our City from an Extremely Violent and Unpredictable Suspect.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2018 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org OAKLAND – This morning Oakland Police Officers and Paramedics...

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Posted 14/05/2018

In Honor of National Police Week, Oakland Rolls Out an App to File Complaints Against Its Police Officers but the City Also Aims to Ensure a Zero Compliment Zone for its Cops.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2018 Contact: Oakland Police Officers’ Association: (510) 834-9670 or policeofficers@opoa.org OAKLAND – During National Police Week, leaders of our...

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Posted 03/04/2018

PORAC Calls Lethal Force Legislation a Dangerous Rush to Judgement

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Contact: Michele Cervone (916) 448-3444 mcervone@aaronread.com Sacramento: PORAC has supported policies in the past to increase transparency...

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Posted 10/01/2018

County Employees Pension Rights Protected In Significant Appellate Court Victory

Legacy members of the County retirement systems in Alameda, Contra Costa and Merced counties obtained a tremendous victory from California’s First Appellate District on...

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Posted 26/11/2017

18 Year San Diego Police Veteran, Brian Marvel, Elected by Peers to Head California’s Largest Public Safety Organization

For Immediate Release: November 20, 2017 Contact: Michele Cervone (916) 448-3444 mcervone@aaronread.com San Diego, CA: The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), representing...

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Posted 02/10/2017

PORAC STATEMENT REGARDING THE TRAGEDY IN LAS VEGAS

For Immediate Release: October 2, 2017 Contact: Michele Cervone mcervone@aaronread.com (916) 448-3444 Today, across our nation, we stop to grieve the loss of 58...

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