Press Releases

PORAC Endorsement for Governor

Today, the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor citing his record in dramatically reducing crime as Mayor of Los Angeles. Read More »

Opioid Policy Steering Committee

The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on questions relevant to FDA’s newly established Opioid Policy Steering Committee (OPSC) and how FDA can or should use its authorities to address this crisis. Read More »

PORAC Is Disappointed Over Signature Of SB 620

Yesterday, Governor Brown signed SB 620 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Compton) and it will become law January 1, 2018. PORAC cannot understand why the Governor and democratic leaders would pass a law that allows criminals using a firearm in the commission of a crime to not be charged with the use of that firearm. Read More »

PORAC Statement On The Tragedy In Las Vegas

Today, across our nation, we stop to grieve the loss of 58 innocent lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. The likelihood is that the number will rise, as hundreds have been wounded, many with life-threatening injuries. Read More »

PORAC Seeks Peace in Tragedy

Law enforcement has been targeted for simply answering the call of duty. This is a tragic trend in the course and scope of an officer’s daily duties. Read More »

PORAC Seeks to Strengthen Community Trust with New Transparency Bill

The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) has introduced legislation to increase positive communication between law enforcement and the communities they serve. Numerous discussions between rank and file law enforcement agencies resulted in the drafting of Assembly Bill 1428, relating to peace officer transparency Read More »

An Open Letter to Congressman Lacy Clay

PORAC understands that members of the U.S. House of Representatives are asked to select artwork created by students in their districts to be displayed in the United States Capitol. The idea is to recognize the talents and achievements of young constituents, and promote artistic expression and discussion. It has not been seen as a way […] Read More »