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Congratulations CLEAA Secretary, Rebekah Trexler

We’d like to congratulate CLEAA Secretary, Rebekah Trexler!  Rebekah was a co-founder of The Arizona Mental Health and Criminal Justice Coalition.  She received an award Read More>>>


Phoenix Tunnel to Towers Race

Phoenix Tunnel to Towers Race

Greetings, On September 11th, 2001, My brother Gary Herold was working for AON Insurance on the 98TH floor of the South Tower. Gary was last Read More>>>


Police Week in Washington DC

Police Week in Washington DC

    CLEAA was proud to send representation to Washington DC for Police Week.  It was an amazing experience to be surrounded by 25,000 officers Read More>>>


Images of our scholarship winners!

Images of our scholarship winners!

The winners for CLEAA scholarships are: Marissa Divito Tyler DeMers Nicholas Trexler


Legal Update Article

Legal Update Article

All across the country law enforcement agencies are implementing body worn cameras.  The purported purpose and goal of this is to provide greater “transparency” and Read More>>>


2017-2018 HOG/100 Club Scholarships – TIME SENSITIVE

Hearts of Gold/100Club Scholarships are open and applicants can apply online. NOTE: This year they are only accepting 200 applications, so please submit your applications as quickly Read More>>>


Your chance to win a 2016 Corvette Z06

Dear Supporter, The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund have teamed up with Brian Kaminskey and Unique Rides to offer a Read More>>>


Scholarship Fund Information

For any CLEAA members who are interested in learning more about the Scholarship Fund: 2017 CLEAA SCHOLARSHIP You are eligible to apply and be considered Read More>>>


Legal Update

I am hoping to be able to get out a column monthly with some legal updates that might assist, or be of interest to our Read More>>>


The 100 Club of Arizona’s 2017-2018 Online Scholarship Application Program Opens 1/17/2017

The 100 Club of Arizona’s 2017-2018 Online Scholarship Application Program Opens 1/17/2017

With a New Year just around the corner, it also symbolizes the start of the 100 Club’s Annual Scholarship Application season for young people either Read More>>>


Governor’s State of the State Address

Governor’s State of the State Address

CLEAA Treasurer, Jobe Dickinson and CLEAA Chairman, Jason Winsky attended the Governor’s State of the State address today.  We’re looking forward to the Legislative Session!


Napier sworn in today

Napier sworn in today

Board members, Jason Winsky and Jobe Dickinson attended the swearing in of Mark Napier as Pima County Sheriff today. Pictured Mark Napier and his son, Read More>>>


Hall refund update: Please expect delays

PSPRS is aware that since the Arizona Supreme Court ruling in the Hall v. Elected Officials’ Retirement Plan (Hall v. EORP) case, members have many Read More>>>



The Who, When and How of carrying out the Hall decision

The Hall lawsuit decided last week impacts certain – but not all – members and retirees of all three plans managed by PSPRS. The court’s decision requires Read More>>>


Public Safety Personnel Retirement System

Arizona Supreme Court strikes pension reforms PSPRS still expected to save $475 million due to 2016 measures ARIZONA – The Arizona Supreme Court overturned two provisions of Read More>>>


100 Club Fall Season Update

100 Club Fall Season Update

100 Club of Arizona’s 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients. Thanks to generous donations from our beloved supporters (YOU!), the 100 Club of Arizona was able to award 66 public Read More>>>


McSally Endorsement

McSally Endorsement

“The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Arizona is proud to endorse Martha McSally for Congressional District 2. “Public safety is our top priority,” said Jason Read More>>>


2016 Leaders of the Year

2016 Leaders of the Year

Join us in congratulating our CLEAA Board Chairman, Jason Winsky, for being acknowledged for his work in the field of Healthcare by the New Times.  The coveted Read More>>>


Maricopa County Adult Probations

Maricopa County Adult Probations

The Maricopa County Adult Probations Fugitive Apprehension Unit and their new rifles.


The Schechterle Ball 2016

The Schechterle Ball 2016

Here are a few pictures from the Saturday evening’s Schechterle Ball.  Our 2016 – 2017 CLEAA $5,000 scholarship winner is Marissa Divito.  She is the daughter Read More>>>


State Supreme Court upholds public employees’ pay for union work

This is a huge win! Click here:  State Supreme Court



Texas Corrections Officer Killed

We would like to give our deepest condolences to the Texas Correction Officer’s friends and family.  Stay safe out there.   Officer.com Breaking News Alert Read More>>>


Benefit event for Shaun Hardesty’s family

ARIZONA EMERALD SOCIETY AND DUBINA BREWING CO INVITE YOU TO JOIN THEM IN CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF SHAUN HARDESTY. SHAUN WAS A LOVING FATHER, A Read More>>>


Exciting Verizon Update

Exciting Verizon Update

Exciting news!  Effective today, July 5th, 2016 Verizon has brought back the old Unlimited Data plans for all lines on our account.  Our accounts qualify for the Read More>>>


Congratulations to Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to CLEAA Scholarship recipient, Marissa DiVito. And, congratulations to AZPOA Scholarship recipients, Mckenna Renfro and Olivia Thomas.



David Glasser Funeral Information

When: Thursday, May 26th, 10AM Where:  Christ’s Church of the Valley, 7007 W. Happy Valley Road, Peoria, AZ 85383 Procession to follow funeral service Phoenix Read More>>>


Memorial Shirts for Officer David Glasser

Orders are being taken for Officer David Glasser “E.O.W.” memorial shirts; see image below.   We are hoping to raise an additional $7,000 from selling Read More>>>


Please join PLEA for a fundraiser BBQ for David Glasser.

Scholarship Recipients announced

We’d like to send out Congratulations to Olivia Thomas, McKenna Renfro, and Marissa Divito, the 2016-2017 100 Club Scholarship Recipients!


Department of Public Safety Fallen Officers Memorial 2016

Department of Public Safety Fallen Officers Memorial 2016

There are upcoming fallen officer events over the next few weeks.  One of the memorials was this morning for the AZ State Troopers in Phoenix and Read More>>>


The Centurions of Southern Arizona Event

Pima County Jail Recruiting Drive

Pima County Jail Recruiting Drive

Thank you to everyone who attending the Pima County Jail Recruiting Drive, including the Pima County Correctional Officer’s Association, Lt. Joe Cameron of the Pima Read More>>>


Phoenix Police Associations’ Charity Golf Classic

We encourage you to participate in the first annual Phoenix Police Associations’ Charity Golf Classic on Saturday April 16th at the Wigwam Resort & Spa in Litchfield Read More>>>


Pension Update

Lately there has been a lot of rumors and false information being spread about our pension system, PSPRS. Some people would rather be “first” than Read More>>>


Notice from the 100 Club of Arizona for First Responder Agencies’ PIOs in AZ

Notice from the 100 Club of Arizona for First Responder Agencies’ PIOs in AZ

The 100 Club of Arizona’s 2016-2017 Online Scholarship Application Program Opens 1/6/2016 A New Year symbolizes a new and fresh start, especially for young people Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Thank you to all who came out to Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at our Tucson CLEAA office!


Highlights from the Pima County Probation Officer’s Association/Emerge Event

Highlights from the Pima County Probation Officer’s Association/Emerge Event

Pima County Probation Officer’s Association partnered with Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse for a final push donation drive on Saturday, December 12, 2015 and Sunday, Read More>>>


Pima County Probation Officer’s Association Partners with Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse for Holiday House Donation Drive

Pima County Probation Officer’s Association is partnering with Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse for a final push donation drive 9:00AM-3:00PM Saturday, December 12, 2015 and Read More>>>


Holiday Heroes benefitting the 100 Club

Holiday Heroes benefitting the 100 Club

On December 17th, a big event Holiday Heroes is taking place again at Karsten Golf Course at ASU!  They are searching for some volunteers.  The day starts Read More>>>


Verizon Update

Verizon Update

Below are the new Verizon plans and the pricing for the phones (which are subject to change). If you are coming from another provider, you will get the Read More>>>


Arizona Coyotes Law Enforcement Night

Arizona Coyotes Law Enforcement Night

The Coyotes are pleased to offer law enforcement officers, friends, and family a truly unique promotion in support of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Read More>>>


Free National Traumas in Law Enforcement Training

Consider attending a C.O.P.S. Arizona free national training, the Traumas in Law Enforcement Training in Glendale from Dec. 7-9.  Registration for the event is: http://nationalcops.org/traumas-of-law-enforcement.asp


Tee-Up!

You are cordially invited to attend our 2nd annual Concerns of Police Survivors Fallen Officer Memorial Golf Tournament in Tucson.  Please find attached the flyer Read More>>>


Schechterle Ball

Schechterle Ball

Brianna Schouten 100 Club scholarship winner pictured with her father, Tim Schouten, CLEAA Vice Chairman, Kevin Sheridan and CLEAA Secretary, Rebekah Trexler.


Updated Information on Verizon Contracts

Updated Information on Verizon Contracts

INFORMATION REGARDING VERIZON: As previously mentioned, Verizon has evaluated their current contracts with all associations and will be implementing changes nationwide. Verizon has assured us that Read More>>>


100 Club / Schecterle Golf Tournament 2015

100 Club / Schecterle Golf Tournament 2015

  Pictured:  Clint Bell and Wallace Clark from Maricopa County Adult Probation.  Bill Bonanno from CLEAA and Jim Kirk from the 100 Club.  Sage Allen Read More>>>


The 2015 Schecterle Ball

The 2015 Schecterle Ball

We were proud to support the 100 Club of Arizona this past weekend at the annual Jason Schecterle Ball. This event raises money for scholarships for Read More>>>


Government Affairs Update

Fellow Members, As we rapidly approach the 2016 Arizona Legislative session we wanted to update you on several issues on the horizon. We anticipate two Read More>>>


Battle of Badges


The First Strategy Session/Committee Meeting

The First Strategy Session/Committee Meeting

The 2016 legislative session is fast approaching and it promises to be the most important session since the changes were made to the PSPRS pension Read More>>>


Arizona Game and Fish

Arizona Game and Fish

I recently had the experience of riding with our newest CLEAA group , AZ Game & Fish. Due to the unique nature of their duties, Read More>>>


VIDEO: #HugACop Breaks the Internet

What happens when two NPD officers walk down the street with signs that read “Free Hugs”? Oh, just one of the biggest viral videos of Read More>>>



New Policy Allows For Searches Of State Corrections Workers

July 13th, 2015 WILLISTON, VT – Vermont plans to implement a new employee search policy aimed at cracking down on prison contraband, officials said. State Read More>>>


Kendra Gives Back Jewelry Party

Kendra Gives Back Jewelry Party

On August 8, 2015 from 1pm-4pm at La Encantada Mall (2905 E. Skyline Dr.) Kendra Scott will be hosting a Jewelry Party with 20% of the proceeds going to Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Appreciation at Chapman Ford

http://eblast.chapmanchoice.com/emails/CAU/2015/06-02-2015-azf.html


Street Medicine Training

This class is aimed at combining good tactics along with good medicine to prepare first responders for providing vital initial treatment to trauma victims.  This Read More>>>



Law Enforcement Night at Chase Field

Law Enforcement Night at Chase Field

Hello Baseball Fans, Law Enforcement Night is here in Arizona!! Join us as the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Diego Padres in the 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Read More>>>


The 100 Club scholarship winners have been announced!

The 100 Club scholarship winners have been announced!

The winner of the CLEAA scholarship is Nicholas Haney, son of Susan Haney, a Maricopa County Adult Probation Officer.  Nicholas will receive a $7,500 scholarship that Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Appreciation Week

Law Enforcement Appreciation Week

Law Enforcement Appreciation week kicked off today at the Tucson Convention Center.  Similar events will happen throughout the week involving DPS/the state memorial and on Read More>>>


Message from the Executive Director

Message from the Executive Director

PENSION NEWS As many of you are probably aware, there has been a gradual “drum beat” from the public , the media and conservative think Read More>>>


Message from the Executive Director

End of Session 2015   End of session came with a resounding “Crash” for Arizona Law enforcement on April 3, 2015 with the close of Read More>>>


Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join us April 9, 2015 at Stonecreek Golf Club (4435 E Paradise Village Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ) for another flogging on the fairways at the 4th Read More>>>


Understanding the Threat to America

Understanding the Threat to America

March 2-4th, 2015 – (First day registration – 0800 hrs) – This training is free to APA members and their guest.  All guests must be pre-registered by Read More>>>


CLEAA Blood Drive

APA Legislative Update

H2556: DUI; Oral Fluid Swab Test A Department of Public Safety officer who has reasonable suspicion to believe that a person has committed a driving under Read More>>>


2015 Legislation Update

The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Arizona is working diligently with our partners at the Arizona Police Association (APA) to monitor over 800 separate pieces Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Night Arizona Coyotes March 9th

Law Enforcement Night Arizona Coyotes March 9th

Hello Hockey Fans, Join the Arizona Coyotes on Monday March 9, 2015 as they take on the Nashville Predators and honor area law enforcement professionals Read More>>>


Today at the State of the State

Today at the State of the State

From l–r:  Jeremy Butcher, Jason Winsky, Kevin Sheridan, Levi Bolten, Bill Bonanno, Deb Pella, Colin King and Luis Ebratt.



Celebrate National Law Enforcement Day with us this Friday, January 9th

Where: 2231 E Speedway, CLEAA and 100 Club of Arizona offices When:  January 9, 2015 Time:  8:00AM – 2:00PM We are joining forces with the 100 Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Appreciation Night at the UofA vs. Boise State Fiesta Bowl

Join the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund at the University of Phoenix Stadium on New Year’s Eve and become part of the pre-game ceremonies Read More>>>


Avondale Police Association Charities

Avondale Police Association Charities

Avondale Police Association Charities, AZFirearms.com, and the 100 Club of Arizona, are teaming up to raise funds for an Avondale Police Officer injured in the Read More>>>



To You, From Us

A Press Release on Daniel Garcia

Today, the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Arizona (CLEAA), is joining with the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association and the Phoenix Police Sergeants and Lieutenants Association Read More>>>


It’s Almost Time for 2015-2016 Scholarships

It’s Almost Time for 2015-2016 Scholarships

Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available online as of January 2, 2015!  Visit http://www.100club.org/web/100club  for more information.  Please contact Rebekah Trexler at 602-359-6909 if Read More>>>


City Corrects Chief Garcia’s Rule Violations at 11th Hour

City Corrects Chief Garcia’s Rule Violations at 11th Hour

In a previous web post from two days ago Chief Garcia Violates the Rules PLEA explained the unfair treatment received by officer David Hough with regard to Read More>>>


Arizona Probation Officer Association’s 2014 Picnic

Arizona Probation Officer Association’s 2014 Picnic

Here are highlights from Arizona Probation Officer Association’s 2014 Picnic!  


5th Annual Erik Hite Charity Co-Ed Softball

5th Annual Erik Hite Charity Co-Ed Softball

CLEAA Governing Affairs official, Jason Winsky, Founder and President of the Erik Hite Foundation, Nohemy Hite, and CLEAA President Bill Bonanno at the Annual Erik Read More>>>


David’s Hope

David’s Hope

Congratulations to Sgt Jason Winsky of the Tucson Police Department, Sgt. Terry Staten of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Senior Probation Officer Michelle Albo Read More>>>


10 limitations of body cams you need to know for your protection

A special report from the Force Science Institute The idea is building that once every cop is equipped with a body camera, the controversy will Read More>>>



2014 Scholarship Winner

2014 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Sam Strate!  Sam is the 2014 recipient of the CLEAA/100 Club $5000 Scholarship.  We encourage all children and grandchildren of eligible members to Read More>>>


Pension Recap

Pension Recap

Over the past several months there have been a number of unsettling pension articles in local newspapers both in Tucson and Phoenix, and even alarming Read More>>>


CLEAA Moving Forward

A lot has transpired since CLEAA organized over 19 months ago. Two offices have opened; one in Tucson and a second in Phoenix .  Critical Read More>>>


1st Annual Golf Challenge

An annual fundraiser to support APA and other Union sponsored activities is being held Saturday, January 11, 2014.  It will be at the Coldwater Golf Read More>>>


Training Available to CLEAA / APA Members

Representation Training / Brady v Maryland – October 30th, 2013 at 8:30 am through 4:30 pm.  To be held :  At the MESA POLICE AND FIRE ACADEMY Read More>>>


Policemen Immediately Go Shopping to Help Crying Girl on First Day of School

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/inspired/individuals/phoenix-policemen-shop-for-girl-on-first-school-day.html


Deputy Injured In Shooting at Northwest Circle K

 CLEAA would like to thank PCSO Deputy Davila for not giving up and keeping this community safe. At approximately10:55 p.m. on August 03, 2013, deputies Read More>>>


A Message to the Tucson Community

By now, many of you have heard the news that a member of the Tucson Police Department was arrested today, and subsequently terminated from the Read More>>>


Pension News From the AZ State Supreme Court

The AZ State Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments over the 2011 legislative  changes (SB1609) to the Pension plans administered by the Public Safety Personnel Read More>>>


The Ceremonial Signing of HB2204

OVERVIEW HB 2204 rewrites eligibility requirements for receipt of health insurance payments by surviving spouses and dependents of law enforcement officers killed in the line Read More>>>


Great news on the Anti-Union Bill today everyone!

“Today several board members of CLEAA met with Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne. Those in attendance were Bill Bonanno, Chairman, Colin King, Treasurer, Jason Winsky, Read More>>>


Boots on the Ground

By a vote of 17-12 SB 1182 failed to pass Senate Floor action.  CLEAA/APA was in attendance with all the MAJOR public safety unions as Read More>>>


Action at the Capitol

There are approximately 11 anti-union bills at the AZ Capitol this year, many of which are a continuation of last year’s vitriol, by the “usual Read More>>>


CLEAA Director meets with David Schweikert

On Monday February 11th, CLEAA Executive Director Luis Ebratt attended Congressman David Schweikert’s (CD6) “morning Coffee” session at Paradise Valley Community College. The Congressman discussed Read More>>>


Tobin: Union dues bills not moving in House

The Following Article appeared in The AZ Capitol Times 2/15/2013 Arizona’s Republican congressmen recently sent a joint letter to House Speaker Andy Tobin asking him Read More>>>


Statewide Collaboration for Law Enforcement

  On Saturday, January 19th, the CLEAA board held its quarterly meeting.  In a unanimous vote, and after months of discussion with the AZ Police Read More>>>



CLEAA Executive Director Lu Ebratt meets with Representative Justin Olson

On Wednesday December 12 , CLEAA Executive Director Lu Ebratt met with Representative Justin Olson (LD 25) to discuss the 2013 Legislative session.  Topics included Read More>>>


Strategies for 2013 and Individual Association Goals

On November 8th representatives of the largest police groups in Arizona met with the Office of Attorney General Tom Horne.  Topics of discussion included legislative strategies Read More>>>


Law Enforcement Appreciation Night

Come to Law Enforcement Appreciation Night, sponsored by Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Arizona and Arizona Probation Officers Association.  Phoenix Suns vs. Philadelphia 76ers.  Wednesday, Read More>>>


Government Affairs Roundup

Government Affairs Roundup

Government Affairs Roundup Congratulations to all of the CLEAA endorsed candidates who won their primaries: Richard Carmona, (D) Unites States Senate Ron Barber (D), United Read More>>>


Affiliation Strength

Affiliation Strength

Greetings from the CLEAA Board!  It has been nearly a year Since CLEAA was established.  I want to personally thank everyone who had the vision Read More>>>