News

CHAPTER PROFILE: NORTHERN CHAPTER

To help you learn more about where and who your fellow members are, in each issue of PORAC Law Enforcement News we’ll profile one of the 14 chapters up and down the state. We hope that reading about each chapter’s challenges and achievements will bring us all closer together and inspire you, your association and your own chapter as you navigate the road ahead. This month, we start with the Northern Chapter. Read More »

CHAPTER PROFILE: BAY AREA CHAPTER

To help you learn more about where and who your fellow members are, in each issue of PORAC Law Enforcement News we’ll profile one of the 14 chapters up and down the state. We hope that reading about each chapter’s challenges and achievements will bring us all closer together and inspire you, your association and your own chapter as you navigate the road ahead. This month, we feature the Bay Area Chapter. Read More »

Capitol Beat – Our Biggest Battle Yet

On May 8, PORAC leadership walked the halls of the Capitol for their annual Legislative Day. In past years, PORAC members met with their local policymakers to discuss PORAC’s sponsored, supported and opposed legislation. This year, however, we narrowed our focus down to three bills that, if passed, could greatly impact the safety of our officers and the public. Read More »

Federal Legislation – PORAC Storms the Hill

Beginning with a proclamation by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, National Police Week has blossomed into a nearly monthlong commemoration during which tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world meet in Washington, D.C., to honor those officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. PORAC members participated in a number of National Police Week events, including a candlelight vigil held Sunday evening, May 13, on the National Mall. Read More »

Police Week at the Nation’s Capital

PORAC leadership commemorated National Police Week and attended the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., in mid-May. President Donald Trump paid tribute to the fallen officers at the memorial. Read More »

Legislative Day

On May 8, PORAC held its annual Legislative Day at the State Capitol, where members met with policymakers for meaningful dialogue on issues affecting public safety. Read More »

2018 California Memorial Ceremony

On May 6 and 7, law enforcement members, supporters and surviving families from throughout the state gathered at the Capitol in Sacramento for the 42nd annual California Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony, honoring the six officers killed in the line of duty in 2017 and remembering all those who have given their lives in the service of public safety.  Read More »