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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC
Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news. There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there. However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind. In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is important to re...

Vallejo Police Officers Participate in Police Unity Tour
In May, members of the Vallejo Police Department will be participating in the Police Unity Tour, which is a four-day fundraising bicycle ride. The primary purpose of the Police Unity Tour is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. The secondary purpose is to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial and Museum. Officers from around the Nation will ride their bicycles approximately 300 miles during these four days, from New Jer...

#GivingTuesday
December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Vallejo POA.Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate section of our websi...

PORAC Talking Points - Reed/DeMaio
PORAC Talking Points onReed/DeMaio Retirement Security Attacks Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and ex-San Diego Councilmember Carl DeMaio can best be labeled as 'stubbornly wrong.'After failing twice to qualify ballot measures that unfairly and illegally undermine the negotiated retirements of law enforcement officers - as well all other public employees - they are submitting two more ballot measures that are equally punitive, and make devastating changes to employees' salaries, pensions and...

Boycott the cop-hater Tarantino
Boycott the cop-hater Tarantino:Let him know hate speech has consequencesBy ADDA Board of DirectorsThe message was bad enough: Police officers are murderers. But the timing and context in which film director Quentin Tarantino delivered it was perhaps even worse.Tarantino referred to police as murderers during an anti-cop march last weekend in New York City. He demonstrated an almost unimaginable level of callousness by making this statement just four days after NYPD Officer Randolph Holder was ...

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind? Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers? It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room." Today, the nation...

VPOA Awards College Scholarships
The Vallejo Police Officers’ Association is pleased to announce the award of five college scholarships for 2014. After reviewing all of the scholarship applications, five students were selected as this year’s award recipients. The scholarships are in the names of our fallen officers who made the ultimate sacrifice to the City of Vallejo and its citizens. We remember these officers by naming the scholarships after Officers Calvin Thacker, William Easson Jr., Jeff Azuar, and Jim Capoot....