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25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament

25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the Wigwam Resort and Spa in Litchfield Park will host the 25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament.

For the past 24 years this tournament was held in memory of Phoenix Police Motor Officer …

Winners Announced in the John Hobbs Gun Raffle!

Winners Announced in the John Hobbs Gun Raffle!

On Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 0930 hours, Cathy Hobbs, widow of Phoenix Detective John Hobbs Drew the five winning tickets for the John Hobbs gun raffle. Proceeds of this raffle went directly to the Hobbs family.  The winners were:

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 …

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 …