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Grant applications The council approved grant applications totaling over a half million dollars to the Gila River Indian Community. Two of the grants were for Project Bridge, the nonprofit group that helps struggling families in Florence Unified School District. One application is for $100,000 to help Florence-area students in need of clothing and school supplies. The other is for $225,000 ... Read More »

Douglas Police Officers Association (DPOA) Want Equal Pay

The Douglas Police Officers Association (DPOA) wants pay equal to that of other agencies around the state. The starting salary for new DPD hires is $39,144 a year. In their first year they go up one step. After that they move up the scale every two years. Once the officer reaches nine years, Step E, they are not eligible to ... Read More »

Oro Valley POA, AZCOPS save officers’ jobs

(Updated: May 4, 2009) The months-long effort by the Oro Valley Police Officers Association and AZCOPS to persuade the Town Council from AZCOPS President Larry Lopez speaks to the Oro Valley Town Council in opposition to their proposed layoffs of police officers. cutting police jobs proved successful last week when officials voted to spare the six officer positions and cut ... Read More »

Pinal County Deputies Association gains meet and confer rights

(Posted: Dec. 15, 2008) The Pinal County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Dec. 10 allowing deputies, detention officers, dispatchers, ID techs and evidence techs to negotiate with the County on pay, benefits and working conditions. The Pinal County Deputies Association, organized in 1997, has been working toward achieving meet and confer rights since its inception. Treasurer Aubrey Keck says ... Read More »

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