The political climate surrounding law enforcement has taken a disturbing turn as two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputies were nearly assassinated by a lone gunman Saturday night at a local Metro station, adding to the litany of ambushes of police officers in 2020.
SB 731 Unable to Achieve Enough Support to Advance, Others Bills Stalled Due to Time Constraints
SB 731 and SB 776 Need More Time to be Vetted, Researched and Amended to Ensure the Best Outcome
The following policy platform outlines PORAC’s immediate recommendations for how we can work together with activists, elected officials, interested stakeholders, and our communities to achieve the objectives.
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…