Our Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our association and raise important funds. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you need know: Our fall fundraiser letter has been mailed to our...
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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!

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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Working together to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

The Milpitas Police Officers' Association will be participating in the Pink Patch Project this October. The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative effort between several public safety agencies. These agencies have partnered together to combat breast cancer by raising public awareness and to raise funds for breast cancer research and treatment. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the public safety officer's uniform patch. These bright pink patches have been specially designed by e...
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Remembering 9/11


The tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001 changed America forever. On this day, we honor the 343 lives that were lost as they attempted to save the lives of others. We will never forget the bravery and sacrifice of these heroes.
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Police throw birthday party for 8 year old girl - PoliceOne

A Maine Police Department knew just what to do for this little girl when no one showed up to her birthday party. To read the full PoliceOne story, click here.
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Support the "Let's Kick Cancer" Community Event

Check out this local community event “Let’s Kick Cancer!”  It’s a family fun event for all ages on Saturday, July 21st at the Milpitas Sports Center. There will be three soccer games for different ages (under 10, under 12 and under 15), carnival-style games, food, raffle prizes and more! If you are unable to attend, but would like to support Milpitas Kicks Cancer and the American Cancer Society, please make a donation here. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to learn more about co...
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Why 2018 could be an especially deadly year for cops

"Maybe they forget [officers] have families," Gloria Vega said. "But they're just like everybody else. The only difference is my dad went out there ... he sacrificed his family, sacrificed us having him, to protect people he doesn't even know.” To read the full story, click here.   
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What Happens When We Run Out Of Cops?

What happens when we run out of cops? This is a question worth asking as it pertains to the safety of our communities, families, and friends. Police recruitment and retention may be one of this countries biggest problems. To read more about what will happen when we run out of law enforcement officers, click on the link below.    https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/what-happens-when-we-run-out-of-cops/
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Celebrating Police Week 2018

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 W...
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Thank you for your support

The Milpitas Police Officers’ Association would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our “ Red, White, Blue , and YOU” fundraising campaign. We truly live by our campaign slogan “One Nation, One Community, Many Voices, Under the Banner of Unity.”  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 back to the community that we love. Thank you ...
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Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our efforts and raise important funds that our association will be able to reinvest in local programs. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you ...
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

On behalf of our officers and our fellow citizens, the Milpitas Police Officers’ Association is asking you today for your support. While our nation is facing unprecedented times, we are thankful for our community who has stayed strong and united and we value the support you have shown our officers.    Donate Here Today! The Milpitas Police Officers’ Association is dedicated to safety and improving our community, but we need your help! Your support will allow us to continue to fund the ...
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Annual Morgan Hill Veterans Day 5K/10K Walk/Run

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Check out the photos from the Annual Morgan Hill Veterans Day 5K/10K Walk/Run to honor the men and women who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces of the United States. We thank you for your service!
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NOEL JACKSON, YOU WILL BE MISSED

Although he remained courageous, brave and positive through his battle with cancer, Noel Jackson passed away on October 13th, 2017. Noel was a loving husband to his wife Rondi, a father to his children Brock and Heather, and a friend to many that knew him. There are no words to express how much he has impacted everyone's lives in a positive way and how much he will be missed. The world was definitely a better place with him in it.  The Jackson family has requested that you can honor Noel Ja...
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9-11 LETTER

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 - the...
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MILPITAS RELAY FOR LIFE HONORING NOEL JACKSON

This Saturday, July 8th and July 9th, the Milpitas POA will participate in the Milpitas Relay for Life. This year we will be dedicating the walk to Noel Jackson. Many of you only know Noel as the Crossing Guard supervisor, but for those that have had the privilege to know him beyond that, he is a friend, he is a brother, he is a dedicated husband, a loving father, and he is a fighter.  The Milpitas POA is looking forward to joining the community this Saturday. We are still accpepting donati...
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Tribute 7/7 - Dallas City Hall, July 7th, 2017

We will gather in remembrance - On the evening of July 7, 2016, the city of Dallas shook as four Dallas Police Officers and one DART Police Officer were fatally shot during an otherwise peaceful march in downtown Dallas. Nine officers and two civilians were also injured throughout the evening. The city rallied together and provided unprecedented support to first-responders and the families affected. Schedules of Events - Throughout Tribute 7/7, the community’s central event of the anniversary, c...
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MILPITAS RELAY FOR LIFE FOR NOEL JACKSON - JULY 8TH & 9TH

On July 8 th  and July 9 th , the Milpitas POA will participate in the Milpitas Relay for Life. This year we will be dedicating the walk to Noel Jackson. Many of you only know Noel as the Crossing Guard supervisor, but for those that have had the privilege to know him beyond that, he is a friend, he is a brother, he is a dedicated husband, a loving father, and he is a fighter. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. One of those people could ...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job. The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring. Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortunate.” As stat...
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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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