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I.U.P.A. Briefing Room Photos of the Week from South Daytona, Florida!

Recently, Officer Landon Jones of the South Daytona Police Department was passing out 7-Eleven coupons for Slurpee’s to some very enthusiastic children at the local park. South Daytona Police Department officers regularly have coupons donated from local businesses that they pass out to kids who are being good citizens and sometimes just because. For example, officers recently passed out pizza coupons that read, “Caught being nice, here’s a slice.”     Submit Your Photo to be Selected as a Photo of the Week for the Chance to Win a 2021 Harley-Davidson® FLHTK Ultra Limited Peace Officer Special Edition in Dark Blue! Previous [...]

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

2021 Edward J. Kiernan Memorial Scholars Selected

Once a year, the I.U.P.A. selects promising students who demonstrate both academic excellence as well as the desire to pursue studies and careers within the law enforcement and labor fields in order to assist them with the costs of attending an academic institution. 2021 Recipients: Ms. Abigail Miller of Lisbon, Wisconsin plans to pursue a career as a Medical Examiner/Forensic Pathologist Ms. Haley Stewart of Denham Springs, Louisiana is pursuing a career as a Lawyer   Ms. Abigail Miller  Ms. Haley Stewart Highlights from Application Essays and Letters of Recommendation Both of these bright young women had extremely impressive applications that [...]

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

I.U.P.A. Briefing Room Photo of the Week from Terre Haute, Indiana!

Terre Haute Police Detective and FBI Task Force Officer, Gregory Ferency, was shot and killed outside the FBI Resident Agency Office on July 7, 2021. After hearing of the tragedy, the Street Department of Terre Haute, Indiana took it upon themselves to show their support by painting a thin blue line down the center of Wabash Avenue in front of the Terre Haute Police Department. They did not tell anyone they were doing so, nor seek any credit. They simply wanted their local officers to know they were appreciated and supported. Terre Haute Police Officers Local 133 posted the photo on their [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

I.U.P.A. Member and New York Officer Retires After 51 Years of Dedicated Service

The Village of Liverpool, New York shared a video on their Facebook page of a very special radio broadcast in honor of the retirement of a man who served as a dedicated public servant for more than half a century, Police Officer John M. Praskey. On the post, they wrote, “A bittersweet day in the Village as we wish a Happy Retirement to Officer John Praskey after 51 years of dedicated service in law enforcement. We wish you the best!” The post and video can be viewed here, in which they share about his many years of service as well as the [...]

By |August 16th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I.U.P.A. Briefing Room Photos of the Week from Milwaukee, Wisconsin!

Two caring kids gave out free cookies and lemonade to police officers, firefighters, and nurses as their way of saying thank you and to show their appreciation.   Submit Your Photo to be Selected as a Photo of the Week for the Chance to Win a 2021 Harley-Davidson® FLHTK Ultra Limited Peace Officer Special Edition in Dark Blue! Previous photos of the week have included:    Each week, the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room features a photo that exemplifies the valuable part of the community that our Law Enforcement Officers all across the U.S. are and their positive impact as well as [...]

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

Advice from ANEW Advisors for I.U.P.A. Members on Inflation: What All Investors Need to Know

    Following a year of economic instability, it appears that many of us are turning our attention to something that has been around for decades, but has recently piqued national interest: inflation. In fact, a recent study found that people are Googling the word “inflation” at a rapid rate, with a peak not seen since 2008. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, six major stimulus bills totaling around $5.3 trillion have passed. With these efforts to alleviate pandemic-fueled financial strife, are inflation levels being impacted? Fed Chair Jerome Powell has said that inflation is likely to pick up as the [...]

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Napoleon Police Officers’ Association Engaging Kids Through Safety and Sports!

  I.U.P.A. Local Napoleon Police Officers' Association officers recently appeared in the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room in the Photo of the Week, when officers Strickland and Rubio were out on patrol and they came across a lemonade stand. Both officers gladly enjoyed a nice cold cup on that hot July day! That is not the first time, however, that officers from Napoleon Police Officers' Association did positive things for kids in their community. They gave the City of Napoleon the funds to purchase a safety city mat and their office provides two, one week-long sessions for children ages four through six, during which [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|0 Comments

2021 I.U.P.A. Blood Drive!

On August 2, 2021, the International Union of Police Associations hosted a blood drive to aid in addressing the nationwide blood shortage that the United States is currently facing. Staff, friends, family, and officers gladly rolled up their sleeves and donated to help save lives. One of the donors, I.U.P.A. Web Designer Annie, was even donating for her very first time! Laura, who drove the “Bloodbuddy” bus like a pro, and Rosa, who was a whiz with a needle, were the friendly, kind, capable, and caring phlebotomists who handled collecting the donations. Their passion for helping others and doing the hard work [...]

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: I.U.P.A. Briefing Room|1 Comment

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