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, friend...
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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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Save the date JUNE 26th - Director's Video Conference Meeting

SUPA will be having the June meeting on the 26th at 0930 hrs. This meeting will be a video conference instead of meeting in person.  The meeting should last about 2.5 hrs.  As SUPA is preparing for contract negotiations in June, the Executive Board feels that the best use of our members’ dues is to hold the meeting via video conference.  Currently Executive Board and the Negotiations Team are preparing for upcoming negotiations and the ongoing disciplinary issues SUPA members...
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Congratulation Ofc. Bridgewaters - Drug Expert Instructor Certification

Congratulation Ofc. Bridgewaters - Drug Expert Instructor Certification
On 10-3 2014 CSU Fullerton Police Department's Motor Officer Karlton Bridgewaters completed his Drug Recognition Expert Instructor certification . Ofc. Bridgewaters is the first, I believe, and only DRE instructor in the CSU PD system. Prior to this achievement Ofc. Bridgewaters conducted the first Standardized Field Sobriety Test with a "Wet lab" on campus. The certification process was difficult and took quite a bit of "extra" work. Ofc. Bridgewaters is a great example of the continuing Profes...
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Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. announces they are expanding their Southern California Presence


Mastagni Holstedt, A.P.C. is pleased to announce that Howard A. Liberman has joined the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, as the Los Angeles Office Managing Attorney. Howard has been practicing law since 1992 and began his legal career in the United States Navy as a member of the Judge advocate General’s Corps.  He served on active duty for five years as a defense attorney, prosecutor and Assistant Staff Judge Advocate to the two-star admiral.  Howard affiliated with the Navy Reser...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present
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 families ...
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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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Los Angeles Times Article: Threat that closed down L.A. schools

Los Angeles Times Article: Threat that closed down L.A. schools
* Article from Los Angeles Times, to view article  click here.   The threat that prompted Los Angeles Unified School District officials to close all schools Tuesday appears to be a hoax, a U.S. congressman on the House Intelligence Committee said. "The preliminary assessment is that it was a hoax or something designed to disrupt school districts in large cities. The investigation is ongoing as to where the threat originated from and who was responsible," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-B...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job.  The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring.   Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortun...
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Monterey County Superior Court Awards Officer Nguyen Punitive Damages for CSU’s

Monterey County Superior Court Awards Officer Nguyen Punitive Damages for CSU’s Malicious Violation of His Rights On August 5, 2015, the Monterey County Superior Court found the CSU violated Officer Thanh Nguyen’s rights under the Public Safety Officer’s Procedural Bill of Rights Act. In its decision, the Court determined the CSU violated Nguyen’s rights intentionally and with malice. Because of the CSU’s malicious intent, the Court awarded Nguyen damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and costs...
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Statewide University Police Association Files Lawsuit Over Illegally Maintained Personnel Documents

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Monterey Bay, CA –. In the midst of the national debate over police brutality, a Cal State University Monterey Bay police corporal faces termination for refusing to join officers from a neighboring agency in using force on a mentally ill student on campus last February. During the incident, the corporal and the three outside officers found the student injured and unarmed, but noncompliant with their efforts to get him medical attention. The outside officers deployed their Tasers multiple times, ...
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Knife-Wielding Man Sought At Cal State Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities are searching for a knife-wielding man who accosted a female student in a parking structure on the campus of California State University Long Beach. The woman was attacked about 2:20 p.m. Monday inside Parking Structure 1 at the north end of the campus near the Pyramid, according to campus police. A man called campus police about about an hour later “reporting that his daughter was attacked at CSULB earlier that day,” police said in a statement. The man ...
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Report: School shootings often involve guns from home

New report by gun violence prevention groups says school shootings often involve arguments that escalate and guns from home. There have been 95 school shootings since Newtown, Conn., groups say. School shootings in the USA during the two years since the Newtown, Conn., massacre often involved a minor taking a gun from home and using it in a confrontation that started out as an argument, according to a new report by two groups who went to Washington, D.C., Tuesday seeking political action to prev...
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CSU Monterey Bay officer on Leave after refusing to use Taser on student

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Campus police chief Robyn Hearne retires

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Campus police chief Robyn Hearne retires by  David Mcvicker / 7 days ago /    Hearne cited wanting to spend more time with family and to pursue other opportunities as reasons for her retirement. Police Chief Robyn Hearne examines the outside of the Performing Arts Center for broken light fixtures during the 10th annual Moonlight Safety Walk. Photo credit: Ashiah Scharaga University Police Chief Robyn Hearne has decided to retire, according to an internal memo sent out Monday. Hear...
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LAKE MERCED: Woman missing for a week found safe

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  A San Francisco mother who was lost at Lake Merced Park for a week, is now safe at home with her family. 65-year old Marcia Wilson went for a walk at the sprawling 650 acre park last Tuesday and when she didn't come home, her daughter says she filed a missing persons report. "She said she went for a walk and she went further than expected," explained Wilson's relieved daughter, Justina Perry, after she picked her mother up from San Francisco General Hospital Wednesday afternoon. "She got ...
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74 School Shootings Across America Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

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A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a 14-year-old student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said. According to Everytown.org , it was the 74th school shooting in America since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in December 2012. Everytown classified incidents as a "school shooting" when: "a firearm was discharged inside a school building or on school or campus grounds, ...
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Two Statewide University Police Officers Hit By DUI Driver

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Two Statewide Unversity Police officers were hit by a DUI driver last Saturday, June 7, 2014. They both sustained minor injuries but should be fine. The driver is now in custody.
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Campus shootings spark increase in lockdown drills Talia

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At 10 a.m. on Dec. 3, 2013, students' cellphones at South Carolina State University buzzed or beeped with this text message: "Initiation of Lockdown: The following alert is an active shooter mock drill being conducted by SC State Police. This is only a drill." There was no threat to the campus that day, but Mernard Clarkson, the interim chief of police, wanted to test the university's mass notification system and response to an active shooter situation. "Anytime you can train on something and ha...
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Knife wielding man shot by SJSU Officer

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  SAN JOSE (KCBS) – A knife-wielding man was hit with a stun gun and later shot by a police officer near San Jose State University’s campus, according to police and witnesses. Several San Jose police cruisers and emergency vehicles surrounded the intersection of S. 8th Street and E. San Salvador on the south end of the campus near, student-housing units. First responders were dispatched to the location at 10:59 a.m. SJSU police Capt. Alan Cavallo said a campus police officer shot the suspec...
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CHP Officers Killed

LA Times By Ari Bloomekatz February 17, 2014 , 8:46 a.m.     Two California Highway Patrol officers died early Monday morning after crashing on the 99 Freeway south of Fresno, officials said. Both officers were in the same car as they were responding to a crash on the freeway when they were involved in their own collision around 6 a.m., said CHP Officer Axel Reyes. The wreck occurred on the southbound 99 Freeway north of Sierra Street near Kingsburg, he said. "It looks like they struck...
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CSUPD, Eeyore and Rabbit visit injured 2nd-grader

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BY ERIN TRACY This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. January 24, 2014  Riding in the back of a patrol car, Winnie the Pooh’s buddies Eeyore and Rabbit elicited giggles, stares and pointed fingers from curious onlookers Thursday. The pair were not on their way to jail but headed to visit two Modesto boys who had an unfortunate mishap the day before. Second-graders Phillip and Zander had gone to see the characters Wednesday in a California State University, Stanislaus, Theater Department production of “Winnie the...
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Working to keep students safe: Schools, law enforcement prep for shootings on campuses

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Article Taken From: The Times-Standard Written By: Lorna Rodriguez As school shootings continue to occur nationwide, Humboldt County educators and law enforcement agencies are taking steps to prepare even though an incident hasn't happened within the county. Eureka City Schools has begun implementing random lockdowns as a result, Superintendent Fred Van Vleck said. The director of student services will go to a school, make up a scenario and walk into the principal's office to announce it. Regard...
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Brown wants to tie some funding of universities to new proposals

Los Angeles Times - The governor's blueprint includes 10% increases in the number of transfer students from community colleges and the percentage of freshmen graduating within four years. READ MORE
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CSU Increases Campus Security Alert

Janet O of NBC affiliate KCRA published this article on the CSU increasing campus security alert levels: Link This video is associated with the same story.
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Cal State, Los Angeles - Ordered to be Evacuated

Read the ABC News article on this incident - http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/cal-state-la-ordered-evacuated-bomb-squad-called-18991636#.UXBs6rWsiSp
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Recent News Articles

Recent articles in the news: From The Orion by Tyler McCune: Link From The Tribune by Shaun Kahmann: Link From the Redwood Times: Link
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CSU Warned of Diminishing Police Force

Erinn Grotefend of CSU Fullerton's Daily Titan published this article on the dangers of workforce shortage in our system. Read more here: http://www.dailytitan.com/2013/04/csu-warned-of-diminishing-campus-police-force/
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CSU Presidents Symbolize Waste, Inefficiency ...

Tim Martin of the Times-Standard writes an excellent article on the state of the CSU system and (in particular) the wastes and inefficiencies associated with campus presidents' salaries. Read the entire article here: http://www.times-standard.com/ci_22973606/csu-presidents-symbolize-waste-inefficiency-public-higher-education?source=most_emailed
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Chancellor Issues Failing Grades to State Lawmakers

From a Los Angeles Times article by Patrick McGreevy: Cal State report card on higher-ed votes angers many lawmakers Administrators at the California State University system have poked a stick in a hornet's nest by putting out their first-of-its-kind report card indicating how much support state legislators gave priority bills on higher education. The report card was sent out by the office of retiring Chancellor Charles B. Reed and quickly had the Twitter-sphere buzzing about what some saw as a ...
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2012 Leadership Surveys

Files below. Download Spreadsheet of 2012 Survey Rankings
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Email from Vice Chancellor G. Brooks to all CSU Employees

July 19, 2012 To: CSU Employees From: Gail Brooks, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources Re: Budget Options that May Impact Employees Earlier this week, the CSU’s Board of Trustees faced the difficult job of reviewing options to manage our serious budget problems. It’s important to provide context for what the trustees are struggling with so you understand the profound challenges our university is facing. The CSU has been dealing with reductions in state support since 2007-08 that now total nearly $1...
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Training - Officer Involved Shooting

On Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 08:00 to 12:00 hours an Officer Involved Shooting class will be held at CSU Fullerton. The class is designed for all law enforcement officers, from patrol to administration. Some of the topics include: court testimony, off duty shootings, DA investigations, shooting boards, weapons, liability and more. To learn more about this training opportunity, please review this INFORMATION.
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In the News

The Salinas Californian reports "a suspect believed to be in possession of narcotics was Tasered and arrested after leading several police agencies on a foot pursuit in Marina early this morning. Marina police contacted two males who they believed were acting suspiciously ..." read the full article HERE.
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Press Release - Campus Safety (San Diego)

Campus safety concerns at San Diego State University are expressed in this PRESS RELEASE
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Jury Finds Virginia Tech Administration Negligent

Interesting news today about lawsuits filed by the families of at least two victims of the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech. The jury ruled the university administration negligent in its responsibility to notify students of the earlier shootings. Read the AP article here .
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Re-Post: Press Release - Public Safety Concern

Please read the press release concerning Cal State Northridge, where several concerns impacting public safety are identified. (Note: re-post due to your web-guy accidentally deleting the original post. Whoops!)
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CalPERS Air Time Likely to Rise - Act Now

CalPERS airtime (i.e., service credit at present value) purchases may be going up 5-13% (or more) Friday 3/15. If our members submit a request for a cost estimate before Friday they will get the current price. A cost estimate does not lock them in to buying the air time, so even if they are not sure about making the purchase they should mail it in. It takes CalPERS months to get the air time purchase paperwork back you and then you would have 60 days to submit the paperwork back to CalPERS. I th...
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Hot Off the Press!

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The first issue of SUPA Magazine is available now. At this time, our magazine is being hosted by Issuu, a leading digital publisher. The magazine may be also accessed as follows: Double Page Spread - Best for browsing/reviewing online Single Pages - Best for reading online High Resolution Double Page Spread - For off-line or import into an eReader (right-click and Save Link As ...) High Resolution Single Page Spread - For off-line or import into an eReader (right-click and Save Link As ...) On y...
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Training - Active Shooter

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The CSU Channel Islands Police Department, will be hosting an “Active Shooter for the First Responder” class, on Feb 28th and 29th. , 2012. The course will be taught by best-selling author (The Art of Modern Gunfighting) and founder of ITTS (International Tactical Training Seminars) Scotty Reitz. Reitz is a 30yr veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department with 21 years dedicated to training and serving along-side the department's elite Metropolitan/SWAT division. Reitz’s staff is comprised of o...
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Happy Holidays

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Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
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Report Claims UCPD has History of Excessive Force

The Huffington Post published today an article, which appears to be gathering quite a bit of attention in the news. This 9-page article is a recommended read for all members and professional law enforcement officers, supervisors, and managers. Read the article here .
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12/8 - University Police Officer Murdered at Virginia Tech

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Today, a University Police Department officer was murdered while performing his duty during a traffic enforcement stop on the Virginia Tech campus. As brothers and sisters in not only the noble profession of law enforcement but also in the unique and challenging role as university police officers, our hearts, prayers, thoughts and sympathies go out to the family, friends, fellow officers and campus community of Virginia Tech. May this unfortunate incident remind all of us of the risks and potent...
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SUPA to Publish Quarterly Magazine

The union has begun publication of a quarterly magazine. While the principle audience is the members throughout the 23 campuses in the California State University system, the magazine will be made available to the public. Members interested in contributing to this publication are asked to speak with their union directors or designated SUPA Magazine contact person.
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2012 Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay

Hello again all! The time of the year has come where we begin to establish our running team for the 2012 Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay race that will be held in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 21 – 22, 2012. As you know, our team is made up of men and women from CSU police departments across the state. The race starts in Baker, CA, ends in Las Vegas, NV, and consists of 20 legs that average 6 miles each. We will be competing against 260 other running teams; we will use twenty runners, five alt...
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CSU cops struggle with pay

By Brian Flores FOX 5 San Diego Staff July 14, 2011 SAN DIEGO— Just days after the CSU board of trustees voted to raise tuition, and give SDSU's president a raise, students spoke of frustration on campus. "I just feel like we're basically giving him money for his job," said Kalei Barretto, SDSU freshman nursing student. The sentiment is similar for students about to graduate. Sign up for FOX5 Breaking News alerts "The prices are already going up. And now my little sister is going to be here next...
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The New Website Is Up!

SUPA members, the new website is up and running. To gain access to the secure area, please login and request access in the top right hand corner. Not all areas of the website are active yet, however we are working diligently to be 100% operational. Please email me you suggestions and comments for the new site. Jeff Solomon SUPA President
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Negotiations Update (for general release)

As you are all aware, SUPA's negotiation team met at the CO last week for the first round of negotiations. Generally speaking these meetings are confidential until we reach an agreement or come to some sort of impasse. Our negotiations team collected what our members thought was important and brought it to the CSU. The first meeting lasted about two hours, and we went point by point over sunshine proposal with them. The CSU gave us about three of there proposals none of which were concessions an...
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Here is something to be proud of… Blue Knights

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Steve Hobbs- Banning PD Alan Nguyen- CSULA PD Rafael Calleros (not pictured)- CSULA PD Mark Moffet- LASO Dan Fisk- Riverside SO Paul Mackay- Santa Springs FD On June 06-07, 2011, the Blue Knights public safety paintball team won 1st place at the 2011 Western States Police and Fire Games and took the gold in the Advance Division in Paintball. We beat Washington State Police, Sacramento FD, LASO, LAPD, LAFD, Costa Mesa PD, Fullerton PD, San Bernardino SO, and several other mixed team to bring home...
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Leadership Surveys

Files below. Download Spreadsheet of Survey Rankings Survey Downloads California Polytechnic Bakersfield Channel Islands Chico Dominguez Hills Fresno Fullerton Humboldt Long Beach Northridge Sacramento San Bernadino San Diego San Francisco San Jose San Luis Obispo San Marcos
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Governor Brown’s May Revise Budget Proposal

Subject: Governor Brown's May Revise Budget Proposal May 17, 2011 MEMO TO: PORAC Board of Directors FROM: Aaron Read & Randy Perry SUBJECT: Governor Brown’s May Revise Budget Proposal Yesterday, Governor Brown released his 2011-2012 May Revise Budget Proposal. When he took office, California’s budget deficit was $25.4 billion for 2011-12. However, increased revenues from April’s income tax receipts have decreased the deficit by $2.9 billion, which he is now using to provide increased support...
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Third student rape reported to Cal Poly

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By LISA RIZZO A third woman in a matter of days reported she was raped, in a trio of unrelated cases alarming the Cal Poly community. The University Police Department said a woman reported she was raped in her room at the school’s Poly Canyon Village on Sunday night. Like the two other allegations of sexual assault, she also said she was unconscious at the time due to alcohol consumption. While a suspect has been identified, no one has been arrested in this case. The campus police department iss...
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Murder-suicide at San Jose State University

Two of the three people who died in a suspected murder-suicide at San Jose State University were married, officials said Thursday. The three people who died were Macory Tarlit Caliguiran, 25, an SJSU student; Thomas Kyle Williams, 25, an SJSU student; and Napoleon Lavarias Caliguiran, 54, a non-student. The Caliguirans were married, university spokeswoman Pat Lopes Harris said. University police believe the husband shot his much-younger wife and her classmate before turning the gun on himself. B...
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Contract Negotiations Meeting Update

All, I wanted to let you all know that we have set the date for the first round of contract negotiations. Will be meeting at the CO on June 23rd. I will keep you posted as I get more information. Jeff Jeffrey H. Solomon SUPA President
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CSU Long Beach Police Nabs 187 PC Suspect

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Local police pressured to adopt body armor policies

By Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY Updated 4h 48m ago | 53 | 1 Reprints & Permissions WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is threatening to withhold millions of dollars in federal aid to local police departments unless they adopt policies that require uniformed officers to wear body armor. Ads by Google A 9mm is False Protection Discover What Survivalist Masters & The Army Don't Want You To Know www.CloseCombatTraining.com Inventure Academy Bangalore’s Top Rated International School. K-12 ICSE,...
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Contract negotiations update/meeting with Lieut. Gov. Gavin Newsom

All- I wanted to provide in update to our collective-bargaining process. I've received several e-mails and phone calls regarding the current status. At this point, there is not much to report other than we have provided the CSU with our sunshine proposal and have received theirs. You can view both sunshine proposals on the CSU website at the following web address: http://www.calstate.edu/LaborRel/public-notices.shtml Please keep in mind, that sunshine proposals are a starting point for negotiati...
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Cal State Long Beach Ranked 3rd Most Secure University

Week of November 22, 2010 Cal State Long Beach Ranked 3rd Most Secure University, College in Nation in Magazine’s ‘Security 500’ Rankings California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) was recognized as the third “most secure” university/college in the nation by Security Magazine in its 2010 “Security 500” rankings, released in the publication’s November issue. Only 27 universities and colleges from across the country were recognized in this year’s rankings. CSULB was the only California school...
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CNN Article

Politics updated 05:50 AM EST 02.24.11 No unions: Government by the rich, for the rich By Ken Bernstein, Special to CNN - Recent weeks have seen attacks on public employees in several states. In New Jersey, Ohio, and Wisconsin, newly elected Republican governors are seeking to remove the right to collective bargaining, except perhaps on wages, and to eliminate or shift a major portion of the costs for pensions upon the workers. Longstanding procedures that guarantee due process for experienced t...
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California student arrest may have averted disaster

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES | Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:48pm EST LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police at a Los Angeles university campus may have prevented a tragedy when they detained a deranged student later found to have a shotgun and bomb-making ingredients in his dorm room, the school's police chief said on Saturday. California State University, Northridge, police chief Anne Glavin spoke to Reuters a day after a judge increased bail to $1 million for the student arrested in the case, David Everson, ...
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Sacramento Sate University Police Chief Receives Vote of No Confidence!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 January 2011 Contact: Freeman Public Affairs 310-561-8666 Sacramento State University Police Chief Receives Vote of No Confidence from Officers Sacramento, CA – In a January 4th 14-to-one vote of no confidence passed by officers under his command, Police Chief Daniel Davis was given formal notice of the growing concerns surrounding his leadership. This is the second such vote against Chief Davis. A year ago, after serving only a few months under the Chief, officers voted ...
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Cal State Univ. Police Officers Association Hires Freeman Public Relations Firm To Push for Reform

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Seventh Sexual Assault Strikes Sac State

Sacto 9-1-1: Seventh sexual assault strikes Sac State campus By Carlos Alcalá calcala@sacbee.com Read more:a href="http://www.sacbee.com/2010/12/11/3250706/sacto-9-1-1-seventh-sexual-assault.html#ixzz17rTlF2c5" target="_blank"> http://www.sacbee.com/2010/12/11/3250706/sacto-9-1-1-seventh-sexual-assault.html#ixzz17rTlF2c5 Published: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 - 12:43 pm Last Modified: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 - 2:41 pm Officials at California State University, Sacramento reported another sexual assau...
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6th sexual assault reported at Sacramento State

December 1, 2010 6th sexual assault reported at Sacramento State By Kim Minugh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A sixth student has reported being sexually assaulted on the California State University, Sacramento campus since the school year began, according to authorities. The assault, not reported to campus police until Nov. 22, occurred about 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, said police Detective Scott Christian. A woman was walking to her vehicle in Parking Structure I when a man approached her, touched her chest th...
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Pension Reform Information

This is the latest information I have recieved from PORAC president Ron Cottingham. Jeff, I have asked Aaron’s office if they could do an analysis, but in the mean time, I am sending you the legislative analysis of the bill. This analysis does cover some of your questions. The new formulas only apply to new hires. Currently if you have a current MOU, it rules. When it expires the state will attempt to negotiate a contract where the employee pays a higher rate for their pension offset. This langu...
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SAN BERNARDINO: Cal State police honored

10:00 PM PST on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 The Press-Enterprise A pilot program designed to enhance officers' response toward crime victims has earned the California State University, San Bernardino Police Department national recognition. The university's Police Department was the only university police department to be recognized for its efforts and was honored with an award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the federal Office for Victims of Crime, which falls under t...
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MORE Violence on CSU Campuses!!!! Another incident when only one campus officer was working!!!

Message from the President October 25, 2010 - Supporting Our Students After Weekend Incident Dear Campus Community, As you have probably heard, a student was sexually assaulted and several other students were assaulted by a lone suspect in the residence halls early Sunday morning. The suspect, who is not a student, was arrested by campus police shortly after the initial emergency calls. Paramedics responded to the scene and treated those injured, but no one was hospitalized. » More information a...
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Kidnapping and Sexual Assault at CSUS

Campus police are investigating the kidnapping and sexual assault of another female student last week. The victim was assaulted in the Residence Hall parking lot about 8:30 p.m. Friday, police said. The student had left her vehicle and was walking toward the residence halls when she was approached by three men in a van. One of them pulled her into the van. She was taken to the south side of the parking lot and sexually assaulted. Police has released a composite sketch of one of the suspects. The...
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Charges not filed in alleged sexual assault at CSUS

The Sacramento County District Attorney's office has decided not to charge an 18-year-old student from California State University, Sacramento, with sexual assault. A complaint was never filed against Jonathan Lee, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office said. "The decision was based on the insufficiency of the evidence," a news release from the office stated. Campus police arrested Lee early last week for allegedly raping a fellow student on campus. A university spokeswoman said the fe...
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*****BREAKING NEWS**** Homicide at CSU Bakersfield

DATE: October 22, 2010 TO: The Campus Community FROM: President Horace Mitchell SUBJECT: Last night there was a scheduled small event on campus that grew significantly larger,unexpectedly, as many individuals who are not affiliated with the campus joined in. Around 11:00 p.m. an altercation broke out in an adjacent parking lot (F) and shots were fired. A young woman, who was not a CSUB student, was hit and, tragically, she subsequently died. Our hearts go out to the family of Bianca Jackson, the...
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Reported Rape at CSUS!!!

CSUS student arrested on suspicion of rape on campus By Chelsea Phua This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Published: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 - 12:00 am | Page 3B Campus police at California State University , Sacramento, have arrested an 18-year-old student accused of raping a fellow student on campus. University spokeswoman Kim Nava said the female student reported to police Monday evening that she had been raped by an acquaintance that same evening in the American River Courtyard residence hall. "She did the rig...
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Budget plan targets $1.5 billion in state worker compensation cuts

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The Budget Conference Committee has released an overview of the 2010-11 budget plan that GOP and Democratic leaders in the Legislature are putting up for a vote this week. The 8-page document, which you can read here , is thin on specifics, but a few items regarding state workers stand out: State Employees. The budget package reduces spending for state employees by about $1.5 billion consistent with collective bargaining agreements that have already been reached or are in negotiation. This is $5...
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Presidents of the smallest California State University campuses earned as much as $353,000 in 2009

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Presidents of the smallest California State University campuses earned as much as $353,000 in 2009, including one whose enrollment is barely larger than an Orange County high school. An analysis by the Orange County Register of CSU schools with less than 10,000 students showed that when it comes to presidents' pay in the 23-campus system, size doesn't matter. Richard Rush. President of Cal State University Channel Islands. COURTESY OF CAL STATE CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE Rollin C. Richmond, president o...
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Gas Leak At Cal State East Bay

Posted: 9:23 am PDT September 22, 2010Updated: 12:40 pm PDT September 22, 2010 HAYWARD, Calif. -- A gas leak at California State University, East Bay Wednesday added chaos to the first day of school, a campus spokesman said. The leak was reported at 7:49 a.m. at the campus, located at 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. in Hayward, Hayward fire Capt. Thor Poulsen said. Construction crews working on campus apparently struck a 2-inch plastic gas line, PG&E spokeswoman Cindy Pollard said. Pollard said PG&E crew...
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****Western States Police and Fire Games 2010 Update****

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Just an update from the Western States Police and Fire Games 2010: C. McIntyre (CSU Monterey Bay) took home a silver medal in the women’s open-individual triathlon, S. Sanchez took the bronze in basketball. Jason pritchard took the gold medal in the Men’s Senior 169.9 lbs. division in Submission Grappling, winning both matches by arm-bar (both matches can be found on “youtube.com” by searching “jason pritchard western states police games 2010”). He wore t-shirts that recognized him as “Fresno St...
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*****Budget Update*****

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) and Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced an updated Jobs Budget proposal to close the state’s budget deficit. Now that the legislative Democrats have put forward a joint proposal, a framework for a final budget solution is now in place that will hopefully lead to a final agreement between Democrats and Republicans. As expected, the proposal delays the start of the new business tax breaks saving the GF approximate...
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Monetary Donations to Johannes Mehserle and Family

Client Bulletin A Response To Those Expressing A Desire To Provide Monetary Donations To Johannes Mehserle And His Family We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who offered support to former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle throughout his murder trial. All of the donations from law enforcement personnel, law enforcement organizations and the community have been greatly appreciated by Mr. Mehserle, his family and all those associated with his defense. Due to the large n...
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Chief Johnson’s Swearing-In

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On 7-14-10, myself and VP Mike Johnson were invited to Chief Nate Johnson’s swearing in as the new Chief Law Enforcement Officer at the Chancellors Office. VP Johnson and arrived a day early to attend the trustees meeting. While we were there we wanted to “pop” in and say hi Chief Johnson. We did just that, and walked up to the second floor and found the Chief working at his desk. He stood up and greeted us, and asked into his office. We ended up speaking with Chief Johnson for 45 minutes or so....
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Police Corporal Steve Olson receives Officer of the Year Award

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CSU Stanislaus Police Corporal Steve Olson receive the Stanislaus Civitan Club Officer of the Year Award recently for his outstanding service. Olson conducts department training as a Range Master, Taser Instructor, and Field Training Officer. He reviews all police reports for accuracy and quality. Olson’s ability to detect and apprehend violators makes him one of the most proactive and productive officers in the department, University Police Department Chief Steve Jaureguy noted. Olson is credit...
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SUPA Interference Investigation Sustained!!!

On March 26th, 2010 I sent the email below to my administration. I received notice as of 7-9-10 that the investigation was found to be "sustained". Sustained letter from Marty Mayers office Subject: Interference with SUPA All- t was brought to my attention from two of our officers and experienced by me personally that at least one of our supervisors and or employees of our PD may have violated the sections referenced below. In the past weeks, SUPA has been targeted at our own station by acts of ...
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****Chief Law Enforcement Officer Swearing in ****

On July 14th, 2010, the CSU will swear-in the first Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the CSU Police system. SUPA congratulates Chief Nate Johnson and we look forward to working with Chief Johnson in his new capacity. Download Swearing-In information here
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SUPA In PORAC

In PORAC's April addition. PORAC Presdient Ron Cottingham was kind enough to give us some print time and mention our recent transition of board members. Thanks Ron........... Download PORAC article here
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SUPA is now on Facebook!!!

SUPA is now on Facebook and has 134 members! Login at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=372055647790 and share ideas, ask questions or get help from orther SUPA memebrs.
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All Leadership Surveys

Below are the links to the Leadership Surveys data on our website: 2012 2011
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