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Cast your vote for Curtis Jenkins in his bid for re-election to the NRA Board of Directors

January 23, 2014

Curtis Jenkins of Forsyth, Georgia, has been nominated for election to a third term on the National Rifle Association Board of Directors and your help is respectfully solicited.

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The PBF is set to aid the family of fallen Union County Sheriff?s Deputy Clinton Frazier

December 20, 2013

The Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Mississippi Division of the Southern States PBA are rallying behind the family of Union County Sheriff?s Deputy Clinton Frazier. Frazier was killed in a single vehicle accident on December 18th. Deputy Frazier had served with the Union County Sheriff?s Office for two years and is survived by his wife and three children. He was a beloved officer who will be missed tremendously by the Union County Sheriff?s Department, as well as other surrounding law enforcement agencies.

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The PBF's Race 4 the Fallen race series is coming to Bay St. Louis, MS

December 1, 2013

The Police Benevolent Foundation's Race for the Fallen race series was created to honor the hardworking and dedicated members of our law enforcement community who risk their lives to protect our cities. These officers are men and women who have taken an oath to protect and serve the citizens in our local communities. The R4TF event recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by not only the officers, but also their families.

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The PBA mourns the loss of a great friend and former employee

October 29, 2013

The PBA family is deeply saddened this week as one of our own passed away. Former SSPBA Director of Legal Services Jim L. Mullins died on Sunday, October 27, 2013, after a battle with MDS and AML.

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The Police Benevolent Foundation is set to aid the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw

October 25, 2013

The Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Mississippi Division of the Southern States PBA are rallying behind the family of Eupora police officer Keith Crenshaw. Crenshaw died from injuries he sustained while deploying a spike strip across Highway 82 in an attempt to stop a car carrying three robbery suspects Wednesday morning. The suspects saw the spike strip before arrival and veered into the median where Crenshaw had moved after deploying the strip.

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Central Chapter members take part in charity golf tournament

September 24, 2013

Each September, the Montgomery Police Department hosts a charity golf tournament. Members of the ALPBA Central Chapter took part in this years event.

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The Police Benevolent Foundation is set to aid the family of fallen Atkins Police Officer Dolphus Schmelzla

August 30, 2013

The Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Arkansas Division of the Southern States PBA are rallying behind the family of Atkins police officer Dolphus Schmelzla who died from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident while on his way to work on Thursday, August 29, 2013.

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2013 ALPBA Endorsed Candidates

August 26, 2013

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the ALPBA has endorsed in 2013. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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113th US Congress Update May 2013

May 31, 2013

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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HB 329 Update

April 12, 2013

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 we came within 4 places on the special order calander to vote on HB 329 in the House

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113th US Congress Update February 2013

March 11, 2013

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Senate Bill 268 update

March 7, 2013

Protection of Personal information pasted on out of the Gov. Affairs Committee.

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The Police Benevolent Foundation and Virginia PBA set to aid critically injured Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy

March 5, 2013

The Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Virginia Division of the Southern States PBA are rallying behind Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy who was shot on February 27th after making a routine traffic stop in Alexandria. The bullet struck Officer Laboy in the head, critically injuring him. Officer Laboy was flown to Medstar Washington Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

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The Southern States PBA official stand on gun control in America

March 1, 2013

In light of all the recent gun control debates arising in America today, the Southern States PBA would like to display our support for the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution. This is our official stance on the matter.

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Introduction of HB-329 and SB-268

March 1, 2013

Under existing law, the protection against disclosure of certain personal identifying information about a state employee on any document is available for public inspection applies only to those state employees who are subject to the state Merit System.

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PBA Fighting to Protect Alabama Retirement Benefits

February 28, 2013

When the retirement benefits of Alabama law enforcement officers came under attack last year, PBA was quick to respond to the requests for assistance we received from our members. We are currently involved in litigation which challenges efforts by the state to reduce retirement benefits for law enforcement officers.

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The Bruce Potter Recovery Fund

February 6, 2013

In a blink of an eye life can change dramatically. That is exactly what happened on October 14, 2012 to Officer Bruce Potter and his family: a loving wife and two children.

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A special thanks from a PBA spouse

January 9, 2013

Every once in a while we get little notes like these praising the services we offer here at the PBA.

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The Southern States Police Benevolent Association - 30,000 members and growing

December 13, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association proudly announces that it has reached a membership milestone of 30,000 members. The association, founded in 1986, has grown by more than 10,000 members since 2004 and membership continues to steadily increase.

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Seat belts save officers' lives

December 3, 2012

Fairfax County Chapter (VAPBA) board member, Matthew Siraguse shares is story of how wearing his seat belt in his patrol car saved his life.

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Alabama Police Benevolent Association members can now apply for an ALPBA license plate

October 31, 2012

The Alabama Police Benevolent Association is offering its members the opportunity to purchase an official ALPBA license plate.

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Alabama PBA recognizes ALPBA Executive Director J.D. Hobbie for his work on the Blue Alert bill in Alabama

October 1, 2012

On September 15, 2012, the Alabama Police Benevolent Association gathered for the annual ALPBA division board meeting and presented an award went J.D. Hobbie, the Executive Director of the ALPBA.

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The Alabama PBA names Juan Rodriquez as the 2012 ALPBA Officer of the Year

October 1, 2012

Every year the Alabama PBA honors one of their own by naming an ALPBA Officer of the Year. This year's recipient of the award was Juan Rodriquez.

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The Alabama PBA holds annual division board meeting

October 1, 2012

On September 15, 2012 at 10AM in a conference room at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach Alabama, the Alabama Police Benevolent Association gathered for their annual board meeting.

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2nd annual Race for the Fallen was a success

September 17, 2012

The 2nd Annual Race for the Fallen Half Marathon was a huge success. The race had almost 200 participants and raised significant funds to benefit the Police Benevolent Foundation.

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The Police Benevolent Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Recipients

September 7, 2012

The Police Benevolent Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its 2012 scholarships. These outstanding students have demonstrated academic excellence and deserve to be recognized.

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So You Joined PBA Just For Legal Defense Benefits?

August 23, 2012

If you are like many officers who joined PBA just for the Legal Defense Benefits and are not active in the association you're missing out. As so wisely said by someone before me "Having PBA membership just for legal defense benefits is like having a Porsche that you only drive in 2nd gear, you'll never realize what it can really do." While the legal defense benefits of PBA membership are first rate in every respect, PBA is a whole lot more than just legal defense. If you're serious about wanting to make positive changes in your work environment and benefits, listen up.

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Central Alabama Chapter Member Saves Seven-Month-Old Baby's Life

August 15, 2012

Dallas County Sheriff's Deputy and Central Alabama Chapter member was in the right place, at the right time to save the life of a seven month old baby.

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2012 Blue Review, issue 6

August 1, 2012

In this issue we discuss the implementation of the new structure of the SSPBA, we meet the new president of the Southern States PBA and take a deeper look into the Police Benevolent Foundations "I wish you knew" campaign.

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The SSPBA holds 2012 annual board meeting and elects new president

June 8, 2012

The 2012 SSPBA annual board meeting was held on Friday, June 8, 2012 in McDonough, GA at the Hilton Garden Inn. Board members received reports from each PBA department head, discussed policies and elected a new SSPBA Executive Board.

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2012 Legislative Update ERS Employees Retirement System June 2012

June 4, 2012

HB255 (Act 2012-302) requires retirement contributions on overtime pay with earnable compensation capped at 120% of base pay for all members of the TRS and ERS.

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112th US Congress Update May 2012

June 1, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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2012 ALPBA Endorsed Candidates

May 4, 2012

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the ALPBA has endorsed in 2012. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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The Police Benevolent Foundation Inc. Launches the I Wish You Knew Campaign

April 26, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc. and the Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. have officially launched the I Wish You Knew campaign, a nationwide awareness campaign to educate the public about the adversities law enforcement officers and their families face every day.

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112th US Congress Update April 2012

April 2, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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112th US Congress Update March 2012

March 2, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Police Benevolent Association Files Suit Against Retirement Systems of Alabama

February 16, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc., has filed suit last week against the Board of Control of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. The civil action was filed February 6, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County.

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Randy Gladden, longtime PBA attorney, passes away

February 15, 2012

PBA is very sad to learn that Huntsville attorney Randall O. Gladden passed away last week. Randy served as a PBA attorney for over 20 years and worked hard in his representation of numerous PBA members.

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112th US Congress Update December 2011

February 3, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of Congress while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during this past month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous report. Reporting of these bills are information purposes only, to you as a PBA law enforcement professional, and do not reflect the PBA's support or opposition on any specific bill.

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Law enforcement officer deaths were on the rise in 2011

January 18, 2012

According to preliminary data from the National Law Enforcement officers Memorial Fund, 173 officers have been killed during 2011 - up 13 percent from 153 line-of-duty deaths in 2010.

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112th US Congress December Update

December 29, 2011

As 2011 comes to an end, take a look at some of the changes we have highlighted since the last update.

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112th US Congress November Update

December 6, 2011

Not much has changed with the 112th Congress since our last update. Take a look at some of the changes we have highlighted since the last update.

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The Blue Review: Issue 5

November 18, 2011

The Blue Review is a yearly magazine published by the Southern States PBA. The Blue Review focuses on the PBA's accomplishments and details the work that the Police Benevolent Foundation is accomplishing.

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The Bonds of Law Enforcement

July 13, 2011

Traditionally, law enforcement officers have a highly ingrained sense of honor bound duty to assist each other during times of crisis. We normally see this exemplified in the performance of their daily duties, wherein they routinely risk their lives to protect citizens and fellow officers.

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111th Congressional Summary

January 1, 2011

There were 81 bills of interest followed during the 111th Congress. Of these bills, 54 were introduced by the House, and 27 by the Senate. Most died in one committee or another. But a few did manage to pass the Congress and get signed into law by the President. Most notably, was Senate Bill 1132.

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The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)

December 16, 2010

PBA Legal Services often receives calls from members with questions regarding their rights under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The questions most often involve their employer either misapplying the law by mistake or outright ignoring its provisions.

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2010 ALPBA Elected Candidates

November 12, 2010

This is a list of all of the winning candidates that the ALPBA endorsed in 2010. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members.

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