On the Job with PORAC

Episode 20 – The Importance of PORAC Membership & What We Do

On this episode of On The Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz sit down to discuss the benefits and importance of being a PORAC member and what the organization represents.

Episode 19 – Money Management & Financial Wellness

On this episode of On The Job With PORAC, PORAC President, Brian Marvel and Vice President, Damon Kurtz sit down with Jill Alves from the CAHP Credit Union to discuss the importance of managing your finances wisely and how to build your credit capacity.

Episode 18 – SB 230: Setting a National Precedent to Reduce Use of Force

On this episode of On The Job With PORAC, PORAC President, Brian Marvel and Vice President, Damon Kurtz sit down with Ron Lawrence, President of the California Police Chiefs Association and Rick LaBeske, President of the California Association of Highway Patrolmen to discuss the latest updates on SB 230 following the major amendments made on April 11th and further amendments on April 23rd.

Episode 17 – Pay Parity in Houston with Joe Gamaldi of the Houston POU

Brian and Damon sat down with Joe at Symposium to discuss what’s happening in Houston and whether something similar will be just around the corner for California. It’s important to understand how parity impacts a city and everyone in it, listen now to find out why.

Episode 16 – Policing in a Hostile Climate: Where Do We Go from Here?

On this episode of #OnTheJobWithPORAC, Sacramento POA President and PORAC Treasurer Timothy Davis sits down with President Brian Marvel and VP Damon Kurtz to discuss the Sacramento Police Department response to the Stephon Clark shooting fallout, Department efforts to create better relationships with community members despite media bias, and how comprehensive use-of-force legislation like SB230 is the right answer going forward.

Episode 15 – PORAC’s Use of Force Bill SB 230

On this episode of On The Job With PORAC, Brian Marvel and Damon Kurtz continue the discussion on use of force legislation - specifically PORAC supported SB 230.

Episode 14 – The Future of AB931

On this episode of On the Job with PORAC Brian Marvel, Damon Kurtz, Randy Perry (Aaron Read & Associates), and David E. Mastagni (Mastagni Holstedt, A Professional Corporation) dive into the future of use-of-force legislation, compared to last year's AB931.

Episode 13 – Welcoming in PORAC’s New VP and Treasurer

On this episode of “On the Job with PORAC,” Brian has PORAC’s recently elected Vice President, Damon Kurtz, and recently elected Treasurer, Tim Davis, on the show to talk about their history in law enforcement and how they are looking ahead to a new year for PORAC.

Special Episode – PORAC’s Work Comp Legislative Victories w/ Special Guest, Randy Perry

Today, President Marvel and Randy, with Aaron Read & Associates (ARA), talk about PORAC’s 2018 legislative victories.  In a time where law enforcement is constantly playing defense against bad bills, PORAC continues to work with our legislative advocates at ARA to sponsor and support critical public safety measures.  In 2018, PORAC sponsored two work comp bills that made it successfully to the governor’s desk and received a signature.

Episode 12 – A Proper Send-off w/ PORAC’s Outgoing VP, Brent Meyer

On this episode of “On the Job with PORAC,” Brian Marvel talks with PORAC’s outgoing Vice President, Brent Meyer.  Brent is stepping down from his role at PORAC to go back to where it began as a cop for Sac PD.