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Yearly Archives: 2009

By PORAC | December 1, 2009 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Social Networking

Posted by Michael Rains Ellen Rosenbluth It probably comes as no surprise to anyone in this computer age that anything you post online, including on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking sites, maybe open for viewing by anyone, including your employer, and can expose you to punitive action. This is […]

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By PORAC | December 1, 2009 | Posted in Chairman's Message

Chairman’s Message

Posted by Andy Schlenker The core function of the PORAC Legal Defense Fund has always been to provide high-quality legal protection for its members. Until now, our membership has existed entirely of active public safety officers (i.e. those individuals presently employed in the field of law enforcement, corrections, and similar […]

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By PORAC | November 1, 2009 | Posted in Chairman's Message

Chairman’s Message

Posted by Andy Schlenker Over the last several months, I have written about how technology has impacted public safety officers, both from a positive and negative standpoint. From a variety of perspectives, the efficiency and effectiveness of developing technology has made law enforcement easier and safer but has also snared […]

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By PORAC | November 1, 2009 | Posted in LDF Summary of Annual Reports

Annual Summary Report

This is a summary of the annual report for the Legal Defense Fund of the Peace Officers Research Association of California, (Employer ID No. 23—7077256, Plan No. 501) for the year ended December 31, 2008. The annual report has been filed with EBSA as required under the Employee Retirement Income […]

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By PORAC | November 1, 2009 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Officer Reinstated

Posted by Barry Bennett It took a threat of sanctions against the Merced County sheriff and his management team to complete the task, but Merced County Correctional Officer John Watters reported back to work on September 8, 2009, after a two-year ordeal. Thanks to the assistance of the Legal Defense […]

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