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PLEA Meets with Councilman Danny Valenzuela

PLEA Meets with Councilman Danny Valenzuela

PLEA continues to reach out to City Council members as part of our mission to find ways to adequately staff the Phoenix Police Department at the national average level of 2.5 officers per one thousand people.

On Friday, January 13, …

PLEA Continues to Advocate for Staffing

PLEA Continues to Advocate for Staffing

Since holding our December 5, 2016 press conference, PLEA has continued in our mission to find ways to get the Phoenix Police Department staffed at a level consistent with national averages of 2.5 officers per 1000 people for cities with …

PLEA Meets with Mayor Stanton

PLEA Meets with Mayor Stanton

On January 5, 2017 PLEA contacted Mayor Stanton and asked for a meeting.  The Mayor adjusted his schedule on short notice and stopped by the PLEA office to meet PLEA Board members Ken Crane and Mike “Britt” London.

This was …

PLEA Continues to Address Manpower Shortage

PLEA Continues to Address Manpower Shortage

On January 5, 2017 the Arizona Republic published a “My Turn” editorial piece written by PLEA President Ken Crane explaining some of the nuts and bolts of the current PD staffing crisis to the Citizens of Phoenix as well as what needs …

PLEA Helps Pay it Forward to a Police Chaplain

PLEA Helps Pay it Forward to a Police Chaplain

The history of chaplaincy is an ancient one which goes back to the earliest periods of church history.  The word “chaplain” is derived from the Latin word ‘capella” which described a soldier’s cloak, (capa, capella) that gave them comfort and …