On the Job with PORAC

Episode 39 – Outcome of SB 731 & Legislative Session Round-Up

On this episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz welcome PORAC’s legislative advocate, from Aaron Read & Associates, Randy Perry. As well as two of PORAC’s LDF Panel Attorney's; David E. Mastagni of Mastagni Holstedt, APC and Timothy K. Talbot of Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC. This shortened legislative session due to COVID19 produced an onslaught of over two dozen public safety bills introduced. We discuss the outcome of SB 731 (Bradford) as well as the new PORAC Policy Platform and how we chart a new path forward for public safety officers while restoring public trust in law enforcement in 2021 and beyond.

Episode 38 – United for Positive Reform

On this episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz talk with PORAC Executive Committee Member Marshall McClain and PORAC Inland Chapter President Rich Randolph to discuss PORAC's new coalition called United for Positive Reform, which brings together organizations and community members to find a better way to make change that is not politically charged. McClain is the chairman of the coalition while Randolph is the Vice-chairman.

For more information, visit their website at http://united4positivereform.org/

Check out their social media pages as well!
Facebook: @united4positivereform
Twitter: @united4reform
Instagram: @united_4_positive_reform
YouTube: United for Positive Reform
LinkedIn: @united-4-positive-reform

Episode 37 – Update on Potential California Law Enforcement Legislation

On this episode of On the Job With PORAC Podcast, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz invite Randy Perry, from Aaron Read and Associates to the show to discuss major California Law Enforcement Legislation. Randy, PORAC's legislative advocate in California, discusses the upcoming articles of legislation.

Episode 36 – Community Trust & Our Nation’s Law Enforcement

On this episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz video chat with PORAC Executive Committee Member and Los Angeles Airport POA President Marshall McClain about the nationwide protests that are taking place in response to the death of George Floyd and PORAC's response to the incident.

Episode 35 – COVID-19 Federal Legislative Update

Episode 34 – COVID-19 California Legislative Update

On this special episode of On the Job With PORAC Podcast, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz invite Randy Perry, from Aaron Read and Associates to the show. Randy, PORAC's legislative advocate in California, discusses the upcoming COVID-19 worker's comp legislation (AB 664) and the plan to reopen the state capitol. 

Episode 33 – COVID-19 Update

On this special episode of On the Job With PORAC Podcast, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz provide updates to our nation's law enforcement regarding COVID-19 and what PORAC is doing to help them, including writing a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom and providing surveys to figure out the needs of California departments.

Episode 32 – COVID-19 & The Impact On Law Enforcement

On this special episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on our first responders throughout California and the nation.

Episode 31 – Opening The Lines Of Communication Between Law Enforcement & The Community Through Sports

On episode 31 of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz sit down with Sean Sheppard of the nonprofit organization Embrace. One of Embrace's programs is called Game Changer, which allows community members, law enforcement, members of the judicial system, and elected officials to become better educated about one another and create a change in perception while attending a sporting event. Sheppard explains the concept behind its creation and how it's brought together the community and law enforcement.

Episode 30 – 2020 California Primary Election Update

On this special episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz invite in PORAC Legislative Advocate Randy Perry of Aaron Read & Associates to discuss the March 3 primary elections and PORAC endorsed candidates on Super Tuesday. Tune in to hear PORAC's take on key races throughout the state of California.