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The John Hobbs Memorial Gun Raffle is drawing to a close

The John Hobbs Memorial Gun Raffle is drawing to a close

Shortly after the untimely death of Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs several citizens in the community, knowing John was an avid gun enthusiast, donated firearms to be raffled to raise money for his family.  PLEA is now selling raffle tickets …

NAPO’s Washington Report

NAPO’s Washington Report

As a member of  the National Association of Police Organizations, NAPO, PLEA is involved with matters that affect police officers throughout the United States.  This also gives us a voice at the Federal level with regards to trends, pending legislation, …

PLEA Announces its Explorer Scholarship Program

PLEA Announces its Explorer Scholarship Program

Since 1971, hundreds of Phoenix Police Explorers have entered the doors of 620 West Washington as 14 or 15 year olds to train, learn from and volunteer beside law enforcement professionals in the Phoenix Police Department. In most cases, these …

Issues Update, March 6, 2015

Issues Update, March 6, 2015

Hiring:

PLEA worked with Chief Yahner, the Fire Union, and the Mayor and City Council to update the hiring plan. If all goes as planned, we will be hiring almost 250 Officers next fiscal year, July 2015 – June 2016.

Buy-Back Lawsuit:

On Thursday …

Spring Training Tickets Are Available

Spring Training Tickets Are Available

Thanks to John F. Long Properties, PLEA has been given 100 tickets to two upcoming Spring Training games at the Maryvale Baseball Park, located at 3600 North 51st Avenue.

The first game was played on March 7th, while the second …

John Hobbs Memorial Marker Unveiled

John Hobbs Memorial Marker Unveiled

On March 3, 2014 Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs, a member of the Major Offender Unit’s Fugitive Apprehension Investigative Detail was killed in the line of duty at the intersection of North 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road while attempting …