Southern States PBA News
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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.

South Carolina 119th General Assembly End of Session Report

July 3, 2011

The South Carolina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the South Carolina General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

5th Annual George Almond Officer of the Year Award Winner Named

July 1, 2011

Detective Matt Pearson is the recipient of the 5th Annual Award

2011 MSPBA Elected Candidates

July 1, 2011

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the MSPBA endorsed in 2011. 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.

Raffle hits it out of the ballpark for the Police Benevolent Foundation

June 23, 2011

In May of this year, the Police Benevolent Foundation held a raffle that raised $5,000 to support Foundation initiatives. A baseball jersy signed by Atlanta braves great Chipper Jones and a Sports Ilustrated cover signed by Texas Ranger star Josh Hamilton were secured by the NCPBA.

NC Sheriff's Association Executive Vice President Eddie Caldwell attempts to enter the NC Local Government Retirement System on the backs of disabled law enforcement officers

June 20, 2011

In an unprecedented move, Eddie Caldwell the Executive Vice President of the NC Sheriff's Association, tried to highjack a disability bill for law enforcement officers in order for him to receive a local government retirement.

NCPBA Legislative Update: June 16, 2011

June 16, 2011

Following last week's derailment of HB 602, LEO Fairness Act, it was thought that the North Carolina Sherif's Association (NCSA) opposition to PBA sponsored legislation was through. Not so.

The Police Benevolent Foundation and the Wake County Chapter of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina develop partnership

June 11, 2011

On Friday, December 3, 2010, NCPBA President, Randy Byrd, met with Laura Falanga in Raleigh to receive a $1,000.00 check from the Wake Chapter of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC). This donation was made possible through the efforts of local chapter members.

NCPBA Legislative Update: June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011

As reported last week, following opposition to the LEO Retirement Restrictions in HB927, the bill sponsor, Representative Dale Folwell, proposed a meeting with group stakeholders for this past Tuesday, June 7, 2011. That meeting did occur for about two hours beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Representative Folwell's office.

The Police Benevolent Foundation is set to aid the family of fallen Dickson County (TN) Sheriff's Deputy Keith Bellar

June 7, 2011

The Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Tennessee Division of the Southern States PBA are in mourning as one of their own, Deputy Keith Bellar of the Dickson County Sheriff's Office, was shot in the head while responding to what he believed was a motor vehicle accident that turned out to be a domestic dispute on Monday, June 6th.

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