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Governor Ducey Signs H.B. 2502 Into Law

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 marked a milestone accomplishment with regards for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD treatment for First Responders, when Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2502, also known as the Officer Craig Tiger Act, into law at the …

City Council votes to fund $149K Police Shooting Study

City Council votes to fund $149K Police Shooting Study

On Thursday July 5th, 2018, the Phoenix City Council voted to spend 149 thousand dollars to commission a study by  the Police Foundation out of Washington DC to  try to determine why officer involved shootings are on the increase.  Councilmen …

Pre-Retirement Meeting Information

Pre-Retirement Meeting Information

Nationwide and PLEA are going to start hosting informational presentations for those who are preparing to retire. We will host these meetings, here at the PLEA Office, the last Tuesday of every month beginning on July 31, 2018 at 1300 …

Why are Officer Involved Shootings on the Increase?

Why are Officer Involved Shootings on the Increase?

The following article was penned by PLEA President Ken Crane as a result of concerns over the rise in officer involved shootings:  

As of June 20, 2018, there have been 47 instances county wide where police officers from various agencies …

Darrell Kriplean Elected to Local Pension Board

Darrell Kriplean Elected to Local Pension Board

PLEA Treasurer Darrell Kriplean was recently elected to serve on the City of Phoenix’s Local Pension Board representing all sworn Phoenix Police Officers, regardless of rank.

Under Arizona Revised Statutes, employers participating in the Public Safety Retirement System, PSPRS, form …

City and PD move to spend $149K on Shooting Study

City and PD move to spend $149K on Shooting Study

On Wednesday June 14, 2018, the Phoenix City Council Public Safety Subcommittee had its monthly meeting.  One of the agenda items was a request, made under emergency conditions, from the Police Department to pay $149,000 to the Police Foundation out …