In 1975, seven forward-thinking Phoenix police officers decided to form an organization “by the members, for the members.” As PLEA marks four decades of service, its leaders, past and present, reflect on the evolution of the Association and its ongoing legacy.
In 1975, under the guidelines set forth in the City of Phoenix’s Meet and Confer Ordinance, a core group of Phoenix police officers established the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, PLEA. After an election process, PLEA became the certified bargaining unit for Phoenix police officers and...
To PROMOTE the positive role of the police profession. To PROTECT and secure members’ rights and benefits through effective representation and professional relationships with the community and local, state, and national governments.
On February 12, 2018, the Honorable Judge Sherry K. Stephens issued an under advisement ruling in the Jacobs et al. v. City of Phoenix case, commonly known as the vacation/sick leave conversion case filed in Superior Court in June 2014.
On Tuesday February 6, 2018, PLEA and its attorneys were in Superior Court in front of the Honorable Judge Sherry Stephens for oral arguments on the case of Jacobs v. City of Phoenix better known to most as the sick/vacation …
PLEA received word from Police management that they are taking their foot off the accelerator with regard to the previously accelerated motor re-bid process which has been put on hold till further notice. We have been told management still plans …
Recent statistics obtained from the Phoenix PD Property Crimes Bureau show that detectives are definitely continuing to experience the stresses of an increased workload brought on by an understaffed police department. Year end totals for the Property Crimes Bureau show:
The Department has announced an accelerated schedule to re-bid the Patrol Motors back into the Traffic Bureau. PLEA has heard that e-mails are circulating claiming PLEA bought off on and agreed to the current re-bid proposal.
PLEA previously reported on a situation involving Phoenix Police Commander Paula Veach being appointed to a seat on the AZPOST Board. The position she was briefly appointed to is reserved for a member of the public.
PLEA offers its members discounts on tickets and services that can be used in the Valley and abroad. Offers and events are subject to change, visit the Members Only section of the website for more information.
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