Modesto Police Officers Association announces endorsements in November 7, 2017 Modesto City Council races

PRESS RELEASE Modesto Police Officers Association 1016 13th Street Modesto, CA 95354 Sept. 26, 2017 Contact:  Robert Gumm, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (209) 521-676 Modesto Police Officers Association announces endorsements in November 7, 2017 Modesto City Council races Sept. 26, 2017 - - Several Modesto City Council district seats are up for elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and the Modesto Police Officers Association (MPOA) is pleased to announce the endorsements of Bill Zoslocki for District 4 and Jenny ...
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Why Politics Matter

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Officers Need Help (from you) !!!  For most of us, including those in law enforcement, politics is a dirty word and not something we primarily think of as having any bearing on our profession directly. However, the longer those of us in this profession, do the job, we learn that simply cannot be further from the truth. That’s why, it important that you, the general public know, the decisions you make in the voting booth, significantly impact our duties, our long term effectiveness and the c...
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9/11 Letter

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So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without hesitation, in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services - they reac...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.   This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals,...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.   In the years and decades to ...
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Join the fight against the state's proposal to take more water out of our rivers


California regulators and environmental organizations want more water to flow into the Bay-Delta, and they have targeted three tributaries of the lower San Joaquin River; one of which is the Tuolumne River. Phase 1 of the Bay-Delta Plan is a real threat to all MID and TID customers: ag water, urban water and electric. Join the MPOA in opposing this proposal. https://worthyourfight.org/
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present
Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us. National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our families ...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is imp...
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Modesto Police Officers Association endorses Ted Brandvold for Mayor

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PRESS RELEASE Modesto Police Officers Association 1300 G Street Modesto, CA 95354 Dec. 7, 2015 Contact:  Robert Gumm, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (209) 521-6762 Modesto Police Officers Association endorses Ted Brandvold for Mayor The Modesto Police Officers’ Association (MPOA) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Ted Brandvold for City of Modesto Mayor. Both Mayoral run-off candidates were sent candidate questionnaires that asked questions about the candidate’s priorities, issues within the cit...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job.  The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring.   Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortun...
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Modesto Police Officers Association announces endorsements in Modesto City Council election

PRESS RELEASE Modesto Police Officers Association 1300 G Street Modesto, CA 95354 April 30, 2015 Contact: Robert Gumm (PAC Chairman)  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Modesto Police Officers Association announces endorsements in Modesto City Council election April 30, 2015 - - The Modesto Police Officers Association (MPOA) announced today endorsements of three candidates running for election to the Modesto City Council in the November 3, 2015 city elections. Following is a statement from Robert Gu...
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A Call for Support

As the presidents of the three largest police unions in the Bay Area of California (San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland) , our overriding responsibility is to ensure that each and every police officer we represent makes it home to his or her family after every shift. Police officers must swear to uphold our constitution and we also take seriously our responsibility to protect the First Amendment rights of the public we serve. Unfortunately, recent events threaten to bring these two great responsibi...
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Modesto Police Officers Stand with Representative Jeff Denham

Oct. 25, 2014 - - The Modesto Police Officers Association today endorsed the reelection of Jeff Denham to the United States Congress.  “We all know that crime knows no boundaries.  As Congressman for our area, Jeff Denham has been instrumental in securing funds and raising awareness regarding the impact of crime in our communities,” said Doug Ridenour, Chair of the Modesto Police Officers’ Political Action Committee.   “Denham is always available, listens, and tries to help.&...
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Jeff Jardine: Iraq War vet offering four-wheeling for wounded

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Like too many others, Adam Britton went to war a confident young man and returned damaged, both physically and mentally. Doctors and time try their best, but cannot cure what ails him. What does help? What form of therapy works best for him? Four-wheeling. Off-road adventures that take him to remote places and provide challenges. He’s found it to be so beneficial that he wants to take others with disabilities along for the ride. First, his back story: The 43-year-old Denair resident and Army vet...
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“Yesterday in the Lives of Modesto Police Officers ”

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Modesto Police Officers Association helps raise community awareness about crime with web-based outreach effort Sept. 26, 2012 - - The Modesto Police Officers Association (MPOA) has launched an outreach effort to raise community awareness of a web-based application that makes crime data available to all Modesto residents on a daily basis. The "Yesterday in the Lives of Modesto Police Officers" site will highlight www.Crimemapping.com which maps each police call incident in Modesto for the precedi...
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