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  • Steve Pollard Memorial Scholarship

    Officer Pollard

    Steve Pollard was our first Brother to fall in the line of duty.  He loved his career as a Mesa Police Officer.  Steve was proud to wear the Mesa Police uniform, and he wore it well. Steve loved children.  He … Continue reading

  • Remembering Mesa Town Marshall Hyrum Peterson

    On November 12th, 2015 the Mesa Fraternal Order of Police remembers Mesa Town Marshal Hyrum Peterson with a short ceremony at the Mesa Police Memorial.  A wreath was placed in remembrance of Marshal Hyrum Peterson who was killed 102 years … Continue reading

  • Flagstaff police officer shot by suspect dies

    FLAGSTAFF, AZ – A Flagstaff police officer has died after he was shot by a suspect Saturday afternoon. Flagstaff police said 24-year-old Tyler Jacob Stewart was following up on a domestic violence investigation from earlier in the day and went … Continue reading

  • Executive Actions on Immigration Reform – Stakeholder Meeting Report

    National Fraternal Order of Police Senior Legislative Liaison Tim Richardson and Sergeant Sean Mattson, President of the Phoenix Police Sergeants and Lieutenants Association, represented the FOP at a meeting with law enforcement stakeholders at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading

  • The Hazards of ‘Bath Salts’

    The pain-compliance tools on your duty belt may not be effective.   Following the Miami cannibal attack, medical experts again warned officers about a synthetic street drug known as bath salts, which causes users to become impervious to pain compliance … Continue reading

  • Pension article – Re-post from The PolicePay Journal

    The Big Lie – Pensions Are Bankrupting Us On October 26, 1997, the Florida Marlins won the World Series. Five days later, team owner H. Wayne Huizenga completely dismantled the team. The Marlins finished the 1998 season with 108 losses … Continue reading

  • AZCentral.com Article from E. J. Montini

    The things we ask of officers The death of Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy William Coleman is a simple, heartbreaking example of the things we ask law enforcement officers to do. We ask them to respond to middle-of-the-night reports of burglar … Continue reading

  • Are You Ready to Act?

    Nationally, special interest groups and some politicians are using Public Employees as scapegoats for the financial problems caused by two major economic collapses in the past decade. The safety of every citizen of the United States is threatened as Public … Continue reading