Unit 614 Salary Contract Negotiations
August 2: PPOA members on the Unit 614 negotiations team met in the union board room for contract bargaining with County executives, who participated via videoconference.

This bargaining unit is composed of Criminalists, Sr. Criminalists, Forensic ID Specialists I/II and Criminalistics Laboratory Technicians.
PPOA Legislative Committee Meeting
August 2: The PPOA Legislative Committee hosted a teleconference with our full-time Sacramento legislative representatives — Lang, Hansen, Giroux and Kidane — to discuss legislation that may potentially impact PPOA members and public safety employees statewide. Participants from PPOA included 2nd Vice President Tony Coleman, Board Member Gerry Garcia, Board Member Tab Rhodes, Board Member Jose Rios, Legislative Consultant Art Reddy and Executive Director Wayne Quint Jr.
Southern California Alliance of Law Enforcement Meeting
August 2: PPOA hosted law enforcement labor leaders for a Southern California Alliance of Law Enforcement (SCALE) Board of Directors for a meeting in our conference center on Tuesday. Discussions were centered on numerous issues affecting law enforcement unions and public employees.

SCALE represents more than two dozen law enforcement associations in Southern California.
CCB Sergeants/Security Officers Redeployment Re-Bid Process
August 2: PPOA met with personnel from the Community College Bureau (CCB) and the Bureau of Labor Relations &
Compliance (BOLRAC) at CCB Headquarters to oversee the agreed-upon rebidding process. This new deployment was for all nine CCB campuses and impacted 5 sergeants
and 80 Security Officers. PPOA was represented by Board Member (SSO) Garcia, Labor Rep. Teresa O’Neil and Executive Director Quint.
Proudly Supporting National Night Out
August 2: PPOA was proud to join San Dimas Station personnel and community members in support of National Night Out (NNO). The PPOA BBQ trailer was set up at the San Dimas civic center and provided freshly grilled hot dogs donated by the event coordinators.
Unit 621 Salary Contract Negotiations
August 3: The PPOA Unit 621 contract negotiations team assembled in San Dimas on Wednesday for the 8th round of salary contract bargaining with County executives, who participated via video conference. An update on negotiations was emailed to PPOA members in Unit 621 yesterday.

Unit 621 is the official bargaining unit for the following LASD classifications: Custody Assistant, Civilian Investigator, Crime Analyst, Public Response Dispatcher, Court Services Specialist, Law Enforcement Technician, Security Assistant and Security Officer.
Fringe Benefits Contract Negotiations
August 3: Coalition of County Unions (CCU) representatives met with LA County executives via video conference for another round of Fringe Benefits contract negotiations. The current Fringe Benefits contract expired on March 31, 2022. PPOA is represented by Executive Director Quint for each of these contract negotiations meetings.
LACERA Election Details Emailed to Safety Members
August 5: LACERA Safety Members received an important email yesterday regarding LACERA elections. This was sent to department email addresses and includes instructions for voting electronically or by phone for the LACERA election. Please note that ballots will not be mailed to your home.

The PPOA Board of Directors has once again unanimously voted to endorse Captain Shawn Kehoe. He has also received the endorsement of ALADS. The 24-year LASD veteran has been a staunch advocate for Safety members in protecting our pensions, fighting for retirement benefits, and safeguarding our retirement system in the midst of pension reform laws that have negatively impacted other retirement systems throughout California.

PROTECT YOUR PENSIONS! PPOA urges all Safety members to vote to re-elect Captain Kehoe to both the LACERA Board of Retirement and the Board of Investments.
Fraternal Order of Police
PPOA members have long benefitted from our longtime affiliation with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the world's largest organization of law enforcement officers, with more than 364,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges nationwide. All active PPOA members are part of California FOP Lodge 1, which represents public safety organizations throughout LA County and operates under the capable leadership of former PPOA President Roger Mayberry. Click here to read the latest biweekly news update from California FOP.
Please make it a point to check out the Washington Watch — a weekly update provided by the National FOP. We encourage PPOA members to stay up to date on the legislative news and activity impacting public safety personnel nationwide. 

An Opportunity to Help Plan for Life's Unexpected Events
PPOA is proud to support the "Prepare for the Unexpected" seminar taking place tomorrow (August 7th) at STARS Center. We encourage all active PPOA members to attend this event.

PPOA 21st Annual Pre-Labor Day BBQ
PPOA is excited to announce our 21st Annual Pre-Labor Day BBQ and General Membership Meeting is scheduled for August 31st! Join hundreds of fellow PPOA members for this FREE, FUN event!

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2022
  • Biscailuz Center
  • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Free lunch for PPOA members and immediate family, along with free giveaways, drawings, music, vendors and more...