Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Police Officer Keith Boyer

Police Officer Keith Boyer was shot and killed as he and another officer investigated an accident near the intersection of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street.

Unbeknownst to the officers, the…

Major Jay R Memmelaar Jr

Major Jay Memmelaar suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department’s physical fitness program at approximately 7:00 pm.

He was working out in the department’s gym when he began…

City Council Votes to Deny Petition Requesting Vote on Sanctuary City

On Wednesday February 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm, the Phoenix City Council convened to hear and vote on numerous agenda items. Agenda item 89, the last to be heard, was to vote on a petition submitted by a citizen requesting a …

Phoenix Chief Speaks out on Use of Force

On Saturday February 11, 2017 a My Turn editorial piece written by Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams was run in the Arizona Republic.  The Chief addressed the 25 incidents involving lethal force that occurred on the Phoenix PD in 2016.  PLEA …

PLEA Thanks Good Samaritan

PLEA along with the Arizona Police Association was honored to meet with and express our thanks and gratitude to Mr. Thomas Yoxall who on January 24, 2017, saved the life of DPS Trooper Ed Andersson.  Yoxall and his girlfriend were …

Sergeant Greg Meagher

Sergeant Greg Meagher died after being exposed to liquid nitrogen fumes while attempting to rescue a woman at a medical facility at 1100 Emmett Street in Augusta.

He and several other…

PLEA Meets with Councilman Nowakowski

On Friday, February 3, 2017, PLEA President Ken Crane, PLEA Secretary Frank Marino, and PLEA Trustee Tim Baiardi met with District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski to discuss manpower and staffing concerns.

As Chairman of the City’s Public Safety Subcommittee, Councilman …

First Annual Fallen Officers Memorial Golf Classic

The golf classic will be held at the Wigwam Resort & Spa on Saturday, April 15, 2017 and will benefit PLEA Charities and the David Glasser Memorial Foundation.