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City of Phoenix Special Election

City of Phoenix Special Election

The City of Phoenix’s special election for two propositions will take place on August 27, 2019 and early ballots have already gone out.

If these initiatives pass, there will be cuts to essential City services and an end to future …

The Phoenix Police Department has had Civilian Oversight for Many Years

The Phoenix Police Department has had Civilian Oversight for Many Years

The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, PLEA, was founded in 1975 as “The Professional Association of Phoenix Police Officers” and has served as the sole certified bargaining unit for rank and file Phoenix Police Officers, known by the City as “Unit …

Police Officers Have Due Process Rights Too

Police Officers Have Due Process Rights Too

The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, PLEA, represents approximately 2500 rank and file Phoenix Police Officers and Detectives including the officers who were involved in an incident which has now become national news due to a privately filmed video which was …

Officers’ Assailant Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

Officers’ Assailant Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

On September 13, 2016, Phoenix Police Officers Ryan Hoffrichter and Jeremy Pyles had just finished taking care of a vulnerable adult call at the QuikTrip located at 2535 West Camelback Road when their Supervisor, Sergeant Anthony Pankowski, arrived to follow …

Officers’ Assailant Denied Parole

Officers’ Assailant Denied Parole

On July 30, 1992, Phoenix Police Officers Dave Logan and Marla Wasser were working the Safe Streets Program in the Garfield Neighborhood with the former Organized Crime Bureau and initiated contact with two subjects in the area of North 9th …

Paul Rutherford Benefit Cookout Nets $75,000

Paul Rutherford Benefit Cookout Nets $75,000

On Monday, March 25, 2019, a benefit breakfast and cookout for fallen Phoenix Police Officer Paul Rutherford was held at PLEA which ran from 8:00 am until 11:30 pm.  Breakfast, with choices of pancakes, eggs, and bacon was served until …