Pink Patch Project

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In case you weren’t aware, we are participating in The Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project is a public awareness campaign to bring attention to breast cancer awareness. The program centers around pink versions of the public safety officer's uniform patch. Officers at each of the participating agencies will wear these pink patches on their regular uniforms for the entire month of October to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 
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9-11 Letter

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So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without hesitation, in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services - they reac...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.   This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals,...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.   In the years and decades to ...
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Pomona Local Businesses we need your help

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Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we look at how we can increase our impact in our community, and we continually strive to outdo our previous year. Your support allows us to make a bigger impact in the community we both share. Here is your chance to join the Pomona POA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate By Clicking Here Your ...
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LA County sheriff’s sergeant battling leukemia just got some very good news

LA County sheriff’s sergeant battling leukemia just got some very good news
After months of tireless efforts by colleagues and loved ones, a lifesaving bone marrow match has been found for a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant who is battling leukemia, supporters announced this weekend. Fellow deputies have been organizing bone marrow matching events at sheriff’s stations and other sites throughout the region in hopes of finding a desperately needed matching bone marrow donor for Sgt. Jorge Chavez, a 17-year-veteran of the sheriff’s department. The sergeant is in need...
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LASD sergeant with leukemia in need of bone marrow match

LASD sergeant with leukemia in need of bone marrow match
A 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department devotes his life to protecting the lives of strangers, but now he needs strangers to return the favor. Read More
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Local Hero needs Platelets and Bone Marrow Match!

Local Hero needs Platelets and Bone Marrow Match!
Sergeant Jorge Chavez was recently diagnosed with Leukemia.  Sergeant Chavez has served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 17 years, lets work together and try and find him a lifesaving marrow donor. You can request a swab kit at http://join.marrow.org/swabforjorge . You Could be the Cure! Click here for Flyer Click here for Platelet Donation Details Email Rebecca Robbins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Nicole Davis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in donating platelets. Sincer...
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Workout For A Cause!

Workout For A Cause!
Fundraiser workout for Officer Stevenson Saturday 1-21-17 10am @Crossfit La Verne 800 Palomares Ave View Official Flyer
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Officer Down - please show your support!

Officer Down - please show your support!
Trevor Stevenson Strong - On Tuesday January 10, 2017 one of our own, Officer Trevor Stevenson suffered injuries from a motorcycle accident while responding to a previous fatal hit and run accident. Officer Stevenson has a long road to recovery ahead of him. Officer Stevenson is a 9 year veteran of the Pomona Police Department along with being a husband and father. We currently have on our Pomona POA website ( http://pomonapoa.org/ ) T-shirts for sale for Officer Stevenson that will financially ...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

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We proudly protect our communities, children, and families, despite the difficult year the brave men and women of Law Enforcement has had to face. It is not an easy job, but we wear our badge with a humble pride and seek to make the community we share a safer place to live and work. That’s why I am asking for your help. At the time you receive this letter there have been 138 line of duty deaths of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and officer's killed by gun fire is up 72% from last year. ...
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Support for Senator Connie Lyva

Support for Senator Connie Lyva
On 12/13/16 your PAC Chairman, Jesse Cardenas, and PPOA President, Brad Paulson, met with Senator Connie Layva at a fundraiser. Senator Layva is starting her bid for reelection early and is seeking the PPOA's endorsement for 2018. Senator Layva's has a background in Labor and has praised the PPOA for their community engagement and staunch professionalism. Let's wish her well in her run for state office.
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Thank You to Howard's Roofing

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The Pomona Police Officer’s Association would like to thank Howard’s Roofing, located at 245 N. Mountain View, for their hard work and excellent service. The new roof looks fantastic.
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

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Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...
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Calling all Local Businesses

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Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing small about these facts. That is why we recognize a...
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Daniel Fraembs Scholarship Essay

If you are the proud parent of a high school senior, or college student, it’s time again for the Daniel Fraembs Scholarship essay contest. This year the board has voted to award two young adults with scholarships of $1000 to assist in their higher education. Below is the prompt for this year’s essay. Attached are the rules for the contest. I know teens, and I know how they procrastinate, but please urge them to get their essay’s in prior to the deadline date (last year we had one arrive late- Ju...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is imp...
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#GivingTuesday

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December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Pomona POA. Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate section of our websit...
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Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind?  Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers?  It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room."   Today, the n...
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7 myths of marijuana legalization

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The PPOA would like you to take a minute to read  "7 myths of marijuana legalization".  Please visit the link below to view article posted by PoliceOne.com  http://www.policeone.com/drug-interdiction-narcotics/articles/6946530-7-myths-of-marijuana-legalization/ Thank you, the PPOA Board of Directors
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Fraembs Scholarship Winners

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The Pomona Police Officers' Association is proud to announce the winners of the Daniel Fraembs Memorial Scholarship Fund ($1,000 each). Samantha Vandenberg : She will be attending Cal State Channel Islands in the fall, majoring in Psychology. Hunter Iwig : He will be in his second year at UCLA, majoring in Business Economics.  
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Pomona POA heads to Police & Fire Championships!

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Pomona Police Department POA members are participating in the United States Police & Fire Championships in San Diego, Ca. Officers are playing in memory of the Pomona Police Departments fallen officers: Daniel Fraembs #27 Elias Linn #61 Shawn Diamond #104   The PPOA is represented by: Chris Blank Tim Dorn Joe Larraga Steve Congalton Joe Hernandez Mark Medellin Brian Hagerty Michael Rodriguez Joe Dolgovin Max Moya Ernie Rios Joe Deleo Thomas De La Vega
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PPOA Daniel Fraembs Scholarship Poker Tournament

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The Pomona Police Officers' Association is hosting a poker tournament on Saturday June 20, 2015 at the PPOA office. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Daniel Fraembs Memorial Scholarship Fund. Everyone from novice to O'Malley is welcome to play, so feel free to invite friends, family, etc. Space is limited, and you get a better bang for your buck if you buy pre-sale. Contact any PPOA board member for pre-sale tickets. See the attached flyer for further. Click here to view PDF Hope to see you...
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Memorial Bike Ride Support

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Please help support one of our own, Arius George, as he joins nearly 1500 other law enforcement officers on May 10th, 2015 for the 19th Annual Memorial Ride.  Click link below for more information on how you can show your support. Memorial Bike Ride Support PDF
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Shoot or Don't Shoot?

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Click "Shoot or Don't Shoot?" above to view article and play video.
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Thank You For Your Support

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To the Pomona Community, The Men and Women of the Pomona Police Officers' Association would like to extend our heartfelt "Thank You" for all of the support and kind words we have received over the past few weeks as we mourn the loss of our friend and Brother Shaun Diamond. We will never forget it. Brad Paulson Vice President Pomona Police Officers' Association
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Internet and Website Safety Tips

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Internet and Website Safety Tips: Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as email addresses...
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Crime Prevention

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Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone. -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visib...
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Domestic Violence

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You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control. Abuser's want total control over you. If they can't have you, they may try to destroy you in every way possible, or take your life. These protection tips are to help you get through this difficult seaso...
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