As you read this, we are near the start of our organization’s signature event for the year: the 64th Annual Conference of Members, which will take place at the most magical and happiest place on earth — Disneyland®! Again, we seem to have broken the record for attendance, selling out of the Conference room block just shy of a month after registration opened. Still, members and guests continued to register right up to the November 4 deadline, which ensures quite the full house for us after we all descend on Anaheim.
I was in the gym on the evening of July 7, when I found myself in an ironic moment. Both the cable news cameraman and I were running — he was struggling against a crowd of people stampeding over his position, and I was dashing ahead to an invisible endpoint five miles down the treadmill. Though our perspective was similar, our reasons were much different.
Vice President’s Message BRENT J. MEYER PORAC Vice President Some time ago, I found myself a bit shocked when comparing the actual number of reserve police officers in California to the number of reserve members whose associations participate in PORAC. In today’s anti-police climate, and amid a couple of notable incidents involving reserve/960/auxiliary/special peace officers across […]
PORAC Vice President Brent J. Meyer PORAC Vice President It was great to see everyone for our training Symposium at the Silver Legacy Hotel in Reno back in April. We had a really good turnout, and it seemed like everyone enjoyed themselves, as well as the presentations that were made to round out our training […]
Brent J. Meyer PORAC Vice President Last month, I had the opportunity to embark on the first of at least two planned federal advocacy trips to Washington, D.C., for 2016. We had an important mission: to convey the perspective of California’s 66,000 PORAC members to those in our nation’s capital who hold the important […]