Santa Paula POA

Oct
23

Our Community Needs Your Help!

Our Community Needs Your Help!
Are you committed to making a difference in our community? Your charitable contribution will help us keep your loved ones safe, give back, and reach our annual goal!Your Donation is the fuel for all of it. From caring for the families of fallen officers to local youth programs, your support helps us build trust between our officers and residents; strengthening our community. Our local law enforcement association continually gives its financial resources to help the growing number of people in ou...
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Oct
02

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Here at the Santa Paula Police Officers' Association we feel it is our duty and privilege to help spread the word. The simple truth is this: 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This year alone over 250,000 women in our country will be diagnosed with the disease. It is the most common cancer among women worldwide. These facts are not meant to terrify. They are the truth and why must we take it so seriously. But the news is not solely nega...
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Apr
09

Officer Eric Burnett promoted to Senior Officer!

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The Santa Paula Police Officers' Association congratulates Officer Eric Burnett on his recent promotion to Senior Officer!  We wish you continued success and share great joy in your accomplishments. Keep up the great work! 
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Apr
09

Congrats to newly promoted Sergeant Allen Macias

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The Santa Paula Police Officers' Association would like to congratulate Allen Macias on his recent promotion to Sergeant. Sergeant Macias will remain in the Detective Bureau and serve as the supervisor of our Detective unit. Congrats on the promotion Sarge!
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Feb
08

Bottle openers for sale!!!

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We have received another shipment of our Santa Paula Police Badge bottle openers, which are for sale at a cost of $15 each. If you would like to purchase a bottle opener you can send us a message on Facebook, Instagram or come on down to the Police Station and ask for Detective Rivera.  Thank You for your support!!!
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Feb
08

Good Luck! We will see you Soon!!!

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Today, Police Recruits Sergio Gutierrez, Donovan Varela, Sean Zosimo, and Richard Prebble, were inspected by Chief Steve McLean, and their future Field Training Officers. The recruits were quizzed on various penal and vehicle codes, as well as case law and their law enforcement code of ethics. Today marks the last day of their Pre-Academy training. The recruits will now begin a rigorous Police Academy at the Rio Hondo Police Academy-Class 208, where they will be in attendance for 26 weeks and ob...
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Feb
08

Newly Hired Police Recruits

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The Santa Paula Police Department welcomes newly hired Police Recruits Sergio Gutierrez, Donovan Varela, Sean Zosimo, and Richard Prebble. The recruits have been attending a 4 week pre-academy program to assist them in preparing for the Police Academy. The pre-academy covers physical fitness, marching and drill, report writing, ride-alongs, history on the city of Santa Paula and the Santa Paula Police Department, as well as criminal justice curriculum. Here, the recruits can be seen discussing c...
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Feb
08

Officer Abboud Supporting our Community and Youth

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Officer Jason Abboud recently took some time out of his daily activities while on patrol to engage and talk with some of the youth in our community. Officer Abboud purchased a cup of lemonade to help support their fundraiser for the Santa Paula SPARC program. Well done Officer Abboud. 
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Feb
08

2018 Santa Paula Santa and Me Toy Drive

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  The SPPOA is excited to announce that the 2018 Santa and Me Toy Drive was a successful event. 321 families were in attendance and we handed out over 1,000 toys to less fortunate families. We want to thank all Santa Paula city employees and Santa Paula Police Officers who assisted in the event, and a special thank you to the USMC Toys for Tots program and to Chief Andrew Salinas and the Port Hueneme Police Department for their generous donations to our toy drive. 
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Jan
29

Thank you for Supporting the Badge

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The Santa Paula Police Officers Association would like to thank YOU for your donation, time and committed support during our “Support The Badge” fundraising campaign. Your generous donations will help us support our critically injured officers and their families. Thank you for your generosity and for standing side-by-side with our law enforcement family. Thank YOU for joining our police family and being part of a community team that connects us all together! Your donation has helped us reach our...
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Dec
13

Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community, Donate Today!

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Our annual fundraiser is back! We would like to thank you for your support of the men and women of our Police Association who protect us each and every day. A police officer’s job can be stressful and demanding, but we take great pride in helping our fellow citizens whenever we get the chance. It’s not just our job, it’s our honor to serve. Please join in our mission, and support the men and women of law enforcement, Donate Here! Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our communit...
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Oct
08

Get Your Pink Patch Today!

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Through the month of October, the Santa Paula Police Department will switch to pink patches on their uniforms during “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. Breast Cancer is an unfortunate disease that hits close to home for many, including Assistant Police Chief Ismael Cordero, who was the first to spearhead the Pink Patch Project in Ventura County, starting with Santa Paula in 2015. “My wife is one of the lucky survivors of this terrible disease going on 6 years,” said Assistant Chief Ismael Cordero....
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Sep
06

Are you participating in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb?

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9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are a way for the law enforcement family, and the community to honor and remember the firefighters who selflessly gave their lives so that others might live. Learn more about 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs https://www.firehero.org/events/9-11-stair-climbs/
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Sep
06

Remembering 9/11

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The tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001 changed America forever. On this day, we honor the 343 lives that were lost as they attempted to save the lives of others. We will never forget the bravery and sacrifice of these heroes.
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Aug
29

SPPOA Officer Fills Gas Tank of Stranded Couple

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Our very own K-9 Handler, Officer van Hemert, responded to a call where she discovered a couple was stranded on their way home to Los Angeles. They couldn’t afford to put gas in their vehicle so Officer van Hemert volunteered to fill their gas tank with her own money. The couple was very appreciative of this kind gesture. Thanks to Santa Paula Police Department's Facebook for sharing the story! Learn more about Officer van Hemert on our K-9 Page.
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Aug
24

Police throw birthday party for 8 year old girl - PoliceOne

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A Maine Police Department knew just what to do for this little girl when no one showed up to her birthday party. To read the full PoliceOne story, click here. 
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Aug
23

Honoring a fallen officer, by escorting his son to first day of school

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Indianapolis police officers escorted fallen Southport Lt. Aaron Allan's 6-year-old son to his first day of school August 8th, 2018.  "We wanted to make sure this year we were here for little Aaron to make sure he got to school safe, just like his dad did about a year ago," said Southport Police Chief Tom Vaughn. "All those police cars down the street, I didn't imagine that many officers coming. We talk about the blue family and today really showed we are a true family."Read Full Story...
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Jun
13

What happens when we run out of cops?

What happens when we run out of cops?
What happens when we run out of cops? This is a question worth asking as it pertains to the safety of our communities, families, and friends. Police recruitment and retention may be one of this countries biggest problems. To read more about what will happen when we run out of law enforcement officers, click on the link below. https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/what-happens-when-we-run-out-of-cops/
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May
13

Celebrating Police Week 2018

Celebrating Police Week 2018
This year, from May 13th to May 19th, thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors, gather in Washington D.C for National Police Week. In 2017 alone, 129 officers were killed in the line of duty. Since 1791, a total of 21,541 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty. One of the most moving ceremonies is the Annual Candlelight Vigil, where the names of fallen officers will be forever etched into the Memorial Wall. Unlike many memorials in W...
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Jan
17

Internet and Website Safety Tips

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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, usernames and passwords.Do not use...
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