From the Leadership

President’s Message

Your PORAC Executive Committee met last month in San Diego at the Bahia Resort Hotel in conjunction with our PORAC Training and Labor Symposium. During the meeting, the members present discussed many aspects of PORAC, including our lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., two weeks prior. Read More »

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Vice President’s Message

A rush-hour traffic collision. An early morning bus accident. A motorcycle pursuit. Three everyday events in the life of a California peace officer. Three tasks we manage with absolute efficiency and professionalism countless times throughout our careers. But within 72 hours this past February, those three common and separate events began a horrifically fateful process that left three of our own dead in Whittier, Dublin and Sacramento. Read More »

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Treasurer’s Message

We are changing gears this month by focusing on ourselves. Last year I discussed the topic of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by evaluating the choices you make that may have an effect on your body and ability to successfully enjoy your retirement. All of us realize that we are in a high-stress career. Along the way, we find various methods to manage our stress — some are healthy, while others may be the cause of additional stress. Read More »

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