Our Focus: Basic Employee Rights

Any public employee union contract is grounded in two basic concepts. First, public employees have constitutional rights to include basic due process rights. Second, public employees have the right to collectively bargain working conditions that allow them to best serve their communities. Earlier today in the City Council work session, we heard from individuals from[…]

Free Pre-Season Blazer Tickets

FREE PRE-SEASON BLAZER TICKETS Trailblazers vs Denver Nuggets Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:30 PM Memorial Coliseum The PPA has 50 free tickets to distribute to our members.  It’s the Blazer’s first preseason game and it’s at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum to commemorate the 50th anniversary and the Blazers winning a title at the VMC. We’ll email tickets[…]

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Nike Employee Store Pass

As an active member of the Portland Police Association, you and your immediate family living at the same address are invited to shop at the Nike Employee Store once in the month of September 1-30, 2019. Download the Pass >>> PPA Nike Employee Store Pass September 2019 REMINDER: DO NOT USE YOUR PPB ID. Nike[…]

Back the Blue Act

Public safety officers come under attack all too frequently in the United States, simply for doing our jobs. The Portland Police Association is a founding member of the United Coalition of Public Safety (UCOPS), a national coalition of law enforcement unions. UCOPS has launched a digital ad campaign to support U.S. Senate Bill 1480, the “Back[…]

A Job Well Done

Today the Portland Police Bureau came together with many other partners in law enforcement and kept Portlanders safe as they practiced free speech. The strategic plan put together by Chief Outlaw and all the parties involved was executed with precision, diligence, and professionalism by the rank and file who braved adversity while dealing with volatile[…]

Zero Tolerance

As Portland Police Association President, I have consistently advocated for a zero-tolerance response to the lawlessness, violence, and destruction of property during protests. Our community is frustrated, fed up, and angry. Time and again, we have watched our City and the Portland Police Bureau be thrown into the national spotlight. Saturday, August 17, 2019, Portland[…]

In Response to Yesterday’s Incident

Yesterday’s incident, when officers responded to a hostage situation with an armed suspect holding a victim at knifepoint and threatening to have an explosive device, is yet another example of the gravity and unpredictability of police work. No matter how officers try to de-escalate, no matter how many other force options officers have available, officers[…]

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Peace Officers Memorial Day Speech

In memory of Those Who Sacrifice All to Protect and Serve Our Communities As always, I am humbled and honored to speak on behalf of the rank and file of the Portland Police Association as we pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of the communities they serve. We also[…]

PPA Retirement

Retirement Seminar

RETIREMENT SEMINAR Thursday, January 10, 2019 9 AM – 1 PM @ the PPA Office With the upcoming 27th Pay Periods, if you are planning to retire in 2019, please join us next week. We’ll have speakers from Personnel, VEBA, Fiscal, BHR, EAP, and more to help make your transition into retirement smooth. Lunch is[…]