Brothers and Sisters:
The 2017 WAFOP Legislative visits and reception event is in coming together. We will be partnering with WACOPS for joint training, visits and the reception. By doing this we show solidarity to the elected officials, build partnerships with WACOPS and save some money.
We will be holding the events on January 18 and 19th 2017.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump declared himself the “law and order candidate,” and said at the Republican convention that “the crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end. Beginning on January 20th, 2017, safety will be restored.”
But can a president have an impact on crime and the local police who fight it.
The legislature is considering the merger of the LEOFF 1 retirement system with the TRS 1 system in an effort to save money. Concurrently, they are also considering merging LEOFF 1 with LEOFF 2. As required by law, the Office of the Actuary has put out a survey for stakeholder input. If you are a LEOFF 1 or LEOFF 2 participant, we encourgage you to provide your input.
At our Quarterly Executive Board Meeting, our partners at California Casualty donated over $500 to our Memorial Foundation. Thank you to our friends at California Casualty. Please visit their website at www.calcas.com to see how they can help you with your Home and Auto insurance needs.
Grand Lodge President Chuck Canterbury released a statement in response to the recent murder of our Brother Jacai Colson of the Prince George County Md. Police Department. Please read the attached press release.