As the nation reels in response to the death of yet another unarmed black man while in police custody, we share the devastation and downright anger of the protesters who are peacefully assembling across the country.
The loss of life is always tragic, and the incident in Minneapolis has damaged the trust in our nation’s law enforcement agencies. The role of peace officers is to protect and serve the citizens of their community. Sadly, what we saw in the video was a man in distress crying for help. Mr. George Floyd did not need to die.
A grassroots coalition of local government, labor, and business is launching a new campaign “Support Local Recovery: Vibrant Cities. Strong Economies.” in an effort to kick start economic recovery in local communities. The coalition is calling on the state to provide $7 billion in direct and flexible funding to cities to support critical local services, […]
On May 4 at approximately 10:30 a.m., PORAC will be releasing a tribute video on all our media platforms to honor California’s 2019 fallen officers. We will be promoting a moment of silence during this time for the officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty last year.
Due to the formal order from the Sacramento County Health Officer directing residents to remain at home to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), our staff will be working remotely with limited access.
Today SB 230 has been signed into law. This precedent-setting legislation will allow Law Enforcement in California access to the funding and training they need to continue the outstanding service they provide to their communities. Read the full press release…
This past year, our law enforcement coalition has worked tirelessly with our elected leaders to ensure the passage of SB 230 (Caballero). Today’s passage of SB 230 in the State Assembly solidifies the hard work and our commitment to serving California’s law enforcement and the communities they serve.
PORAC Receives $200,000 POST Innovative Program Grant POWER: Peace Officer Wellness, Ethics, & Resilience
After nearly a year of discussions and negotiations around proposed legislation to address the use of force, Assemblymember Shirley Weber and the supporters of AB 392 put forward amended bill language that reflects a compromise with a statewide coalition of law enforcement organizations.
Sacramento, CA – SB 230 (Caballero) – the California use of force bill that would set a national precedent by requiring consistent policies and mandatory training standards for all 500 California law enforcement agencies – advanced out of the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday and will proceed to a vote on the Senate floor.