October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Here at the Pleasant Hill 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 ...
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Thank you for Supporting the Badge

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The Pleasant Hill 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 o...
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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!

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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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Support the Pink Patch Project!

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Help support those in your community who are battling breast cancer, and the efforts of the Pleasant Hill Police department Police Officers Association by purchasing a Pink Patch or T-shirt!  Suggested Donation for patch $10 and T-shirt $20. 100% of proceeds will be donated to assist in the fight. Patches and Shirts are available at the front counter of the Police Department.  Learn More
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Remembering 9/11

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September 11th, 2001 rocked America to the core. We will always remember the bravery, strength, and courage the first responders portrayed on that day. On September 11th, please take a moment to honor the 343 heroes who lost their lives. Check out the 9/11 Memorial & Museum website to find a memorial near you.
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Officer Calms Nervous Child

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We love the viral video from HeartThreads that tells the story of a Texas police officer calming down a nervous child. He let the boy sit in his patrol car and gave him a tour of the police department. The best part? That boy wants to be a police officer when he grows up now! Can’t wait to have you as a brother in law enforcement, Jacob! Check out the video here!
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Austin Police Brothers & Sisters in Capes

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Our brothers and sisters in blue may not normally wear capes on the job, but the Austin Police Department did when they dressed up as superheroes at their local children’s medical center. We love sharing what our fellow law enforcement officers are doing in their communities! Check out the PoliceOne.com story and full KXAN video here.
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2018 Line of Duty Deaths

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Our country has struggled with the balance of political correctness, maintaining civil rest and protecting those who protect our communities. So far in 2018, too many law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty helping to maintain these principles. Let’s take a moment to remember all of these brave heroes by reviewing the 2018 Honor Roll of Heroes… Click here to learn about them.
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Celebrating Police Week 2018

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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 Wa...
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Thank you for your support

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The Pleasant Hill Police Officers' Association would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our K9 fundraising campaign. These brave and furry officers, as well as their respective handlers, are only able to do what they do in the field becuase of what you do in opportunities such as this one.  Together we do make our community a better and safe place to live and work. We are honored to have your continued support, and we pledge to uphold our promises to give ...
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

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Police Officers are tasked with going where others often refuse. But did you know there are certain "officers" who willfully go where other Officers often fear? In fact, these "Officers" get paid in nothing but affection and chew toys; they are our 4 legged heroes of your local k9 unit. 

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A Special Thank You

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On behalf of the residents of Kathleen Drive, I’d like to thank the Pleasant Hill Police Department for their swift, thorough response addressing the criminal activity at 313 Kathleen Drive. Everything from investigation, response time, patrol and arrests were top notch. Our neighborhood sincerely appreciates the hard work. We spoke very highly of our PHPD at a recent block party. My family and neighbors are thankful that we can feel safe again on our street now that the tenants have vacated the...
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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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Replacing Westin's Bike

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As summer comes to an end, kids are getting ready for their next school year. 11 year old Westin was among the group of kids excited to go back to school until he found out that his bike had been stolen. The Pleasant Hill Police Officers Association knew they needed to do something to get Westin’s hopes up so they teamed up with Toys R Us to set up Westin with a brand new bike and helmet. The Pleasant Hill POA left Toys R Us with smiles on their faces because nothing makes them happier than help...
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Special Olympics Fundraising Tip A Cop July 27th BackForty BBQ

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2017 is off and running and after a great fundraising Poker Tournament to further the funds for Special Olympics NorCal , we are proud to join Back Forty Texas BBQ for a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser where our members will proudly serve and bus tables for the evening on July 27th.  The proceeds from the dinner service plus all tips will directly benefit the Special Olympics of NorCal goals.  PHPOA has raised over 1 million dollars since 1997 when we first started raising awareness and funds. We...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

National Police Week honored 135 fallen
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

55th National Police Week
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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Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill POA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate By Clickin...
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Run to Remember Benefiting Families of Fallen Officers

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The Pleasant Hill Police Officers' Association is proud to support and participate in the Run To Remember. The Run to Remember is a family and community oriented event held annually by California Peace Officers’ Association’s Region II to honor peace officers who have fallen in the line of duty. Proceeds benefit charities including the  Northern California chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors  (C.O.P.S.), an organization whose sole mission is to assist the rebuilding of lives of sur...
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Pleasant Hill POA Fundraiser

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We have heard there are some concerns about a letter residents of Pleasant Hill have received from the Pleasant Hill Police Officers Association. Please be assured that this letter is legitimate and has been sent from the Pleasant Hill POA.  There are several reasons we choose to send out letters rather than work with telemarketers. A few of these reasons are that many telemarketing companies are not registered and licensed to solicit funds.  Telemarketing is very intrusive to our fell...
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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%...
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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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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 nation’s law enforce...
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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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