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Friday, June 01, 2018
Thank You, President Halloran
Some say timing is everything. Maybe yes, maybe no. Whichever it is, the timing was right for President Marty Halloran who, on May 16, 2018, resigned his presidency of the San Francisco Police Officers Association. At the monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Marty announced that he was stepping down as POA President, and proudly returning to the rank-and-file. Read More

Friday, June 01, 2018
June 2018 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
May 2018 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Tortured Negotiation/Arbitration Process Shows True Colors of City Leaders
As of this writing, the arbitrator has yet to rule on the MOU between the CCSF and the SFPOA that will take effect July 1, 2018. Read More

Sunday, April 01, 2018
April 2018 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Sunday, April 01, 2018
Policing in the San Francisco Bubble; What is Really Expected of SF Police Officers?
For all the quality of life issues that are facing our city — and we know there are many — like chronic and excessive homelessness, troubled individuals who are not receiving proper mental health services, to the explosion of auto burglaries, to open handed blatant drug dealing, to the gangs, and the guns, and . . . . well, at times it feels like the list is almost endless. Read More

Thursday, March 01, 2018
Career Criminals Are Causing Mayhem and Murder - Why Are They Allowed Back On Our Streets?
If you live or work in, or have visited San Francisco since Proposition 47, AB 109, and Proposition 57 have been enacted, then you have either witnessed the decaying quality of life in our city, the surge in the chronic homeless problem, or may have even become a victim of crime in the city of Saint Francis. These problems are not unique to San Francisco. Read More

Thursday, March 01, 2018
March 2018 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Does the City Really Want the Best of the Best in the SFPD? It certainly does not appear to be the case
The POA and the City share a common goal of significantly increasing the number of cops in our Department. But based on the proposals put forward at the bargaining table for a new MOU, it appears that only the POA is committed to reaching that goal. Read More

Thursday, February 01, 2018
February 2018 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Monday, January 01, 2018
Close Encounters
Sergeant Sean Griffin, Officer Blake Cunningham, and Officer David Johnson recognized a person they wanted to make contact with standing near Turner Terrace. They also knew that he had a search condition for prior offenses. Read More

Thursday, February 01, 2018
A Brief Note from President Halloran
The POA is presently engaged in contract negotiation with the city. Bargaining with the city is at once a political, statistical, historical, fiscal and actuarial process, involving attorneys, accountants, researchers, and other miscellaneous experts. It also is quite expensive. Read More

Friday, December 01, 2017
December 2017 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Friday, December 01, 2017
President’s Annual Year End Recap
I would be lying if I said 2017 was a banner year at the POA, or for the SFPD rank and file. It was not. That said, there were some major accomplishments made this past year. So, here is a recap of 2017. 2017 Read More

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
November 2017 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
October 2017 — One for the record book Prevailing with Strength and Unity
The month of October has proven to be one of the most trying and difficult periods in recent history, both of the department and the POA. Early in the month, we were hit hard and to the core with the senseless death of Stacee Etcheber during the massacre in Las Vegas. Stacee and her husband, veteran officer Vinnie Etcheber, were at the concert when the shots rang out. Read More

Sunday, October 01, 2017
October 2017 - Calendar of Events
Mark your calendars for the following meetings and events by the POA and its friends and supporters. All dates and times are subject to last minute changes, so always contact the event coordinator to confirm dates and times. If you have an event you would like posted on our calendar, contact the editor at journal@sfpoa.org. Read More