Executive Director’s Message

May They Live Within You

Memorial Day has a long and rich history dating back to the mid-1800s. The United States government sanctioned Memorial Day as an official holiday in 1971, to be recognized on the last Monday of every May. Read More »

Trust in Us: Putting Faith in Your Association Leaders

The dispatcher’s voice crackles over the radio and places you and another marked unit on a “shots fired” call, and suddenly your heart starts beating at double the pace as you grab your microphone, acknowledge the call and flip a U-turn to head toward the call. Read More »

Glancing Back as We Move Forward

Happy new year to each and every one of you! I sincerely hope that you were surrounded by family, friends and good cheer during the holiday season. This year is certainly shaping up to be an exciting and fruitful one for the members of the LVPPA. Read More »

You Got 15 Minutes?

There is a decision looming to be made by you, our members, in the coming months. What path shall we take to guarantee the stable level of union representation to which we have grown accustom? Maybe the first question you have is, “Mark, what are you talking about?” Read More »

Setting the Stage for Success

I’d like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank each and every one of you who supported me during the election for executive director in June. Read More »

Demand Excellence!

Excellence: the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. Demand it, because if you’re reading this, you are likely a LVPPA member and you deserve nothing less. I’m writing this article in early June, as our July/August Vegas Beat issue deadline has arrived. Read More »

LVPPA Membership

Just what does the LVPPA do for you, and why are we so important? Allow me to explain. Your membership provides you with 24-hour protection from evils you may not be aware of. Read More »

Let the Fun Begin

Just two months ago, elections were held all over our great country. That includes our state and county. It is no secret now that what I have been calling “the big red wave” washed over our country, state and county. Read More »