Joint Letter on Retail Theft

On behalf of the California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) and the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), we write to respectfully share our concerns with proposed amendments to the […]

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Special Election – PORAC Vice President

Notice of SPECIAL ELECTION For the position of PORAC Vice President Only individuals who are active members in good standing are eligible to run for and hold the position of […]

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PORAC’s Letter to the UC Board of Regents

As a partner in advocating for and maintaining the safety of California university campuses, we are alarmed by the deterioration of peacefully organized protests into violence in recent days.

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PORAC’s Letter to CSU Board of Trustees

As a partner in advocating for and maintaining the safety of California university campuses, we are alarmed by the deterioration of peacefully organized protests into violence in recent days.

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West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition Returns to D.C. to Advocate for Solutions to Nationwide Recruitment & Retention Challenges

Washington, D.C. – The West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition will be returning to Washington D.C. from Monday, April 29 through Wednesday, May 1, to advocate for commonsense public safety reforms […]

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Joint Letter on Retail Theft
Special Election – PORAC Vice President
PORAC’s Letter to the UC Board of Regents
PORAC’s Letter to CSU Board of Trustees
West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition Returns to D.C. to Advocate for Solutions to Nationwide Recruitment & Retention Challenges
June 2024

PORAC LE News

Law Enforcement News is PORAC’s official monthly magazine, covering the latest association events and providing critical information to members about benefits, legal and labor issues, legislation, finances, public safety trends, training, employment and more.

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Law enforcement members, survivors, supporters and their families came together at the California Peace Officers’ Memorial Monument in Sacramento on May 5 and 6 to honor those who gave the ultimate… Read More

Legislative Day 2024

Legislative Day 2024

On May 7, PORAC convened at the State Capitol for its annual Legislative Day. The event gave PORAC leaders the opportunity to have important conversations with congressional members about key bills… Read More

Effective, Empowering Leadership

Effective, Empowering Leadership

The law enforcement profession today needs more effective, empowering leadership than at any other time if agencies and officers are going to transcend our current significant challenges. Read More

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COVID-19 Information

PORAC continues to advocate for the resources, policies and programs our members need to perform their duties in the safest possible manner. 

PORAC HELP

The Hazardous Exposure Listing Program (HELP) allows you to document all exposures that may potentially cause you physical problems years into the future.

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Support Deputy Elizabeth Ramos in her battle against breast cancer

Support Deputy Elizabeth Ramos in her battle against breast cancer

The Santa Clara County Correctional Peace Officers Association (SCCCPOA) are reaching out to our community for support as one of our own, Deputy Elizabeth Ramos, courageously battles breast cancer.

Covina Police Officer Critically Injured

Covina Police Officer Critically Injured

We are requesting your help in supporting Covina Police Officer Jesse Gutierrez and his family.  On May 6, 2024, Officer Gutierrez had responded to a call for service that lead to a police pursuit.  While protecting the community on this call, Officer Gutierrez was involved in a traffic collision in Covina

Support Clovis Police Officer Josiah Ford’s Family After Fatal Cardiac Arrest

Support Clovis Police Officer Josiah Ford’s Family After Fatal Cardiac Arrest

The City of Clovis Police Officers Association (CPOA) is reaching out to you on behalf of Officer Josiah Ford family. Josiah had been a police officer with the Clovis Police Department since July 2018.

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