Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

PLEA attends Chief Yahners Retirement

PLEA Board members stand for a last photo with outgoing Chief Yahner. Pictured L-R PLEA Secretary Frank Marino, PLEA Vice President Jerry Gannon, Chief Joe Yahner, PLEA President Ken Crane, PLEA Treasurer Darrell Kriplean

On October 27, 2016, PLEA was privileged to attend and speak at Chief Joe Yahner’s PD retirement send off at the Burton Barr Library.  The event was well attended.  PLEA would like to reiterate our comments by thanking the Chief for his dedication and tireless efforts in leading the department during some tough times.  Chief Yahner truly exemplified the concept of servant leadership during his tenure which made for a cooperative working relationship between labor and management.  

All of us at PLEA would like to congratulate Chief Yahner on an exemplary career and wish him and his family all the best as they move on with retired life.