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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Here at the Rocklin POA, we feel it is our duty and privilege to help spread the word. The simple truth is this: 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This year alone over 250,000 women in our country will be diagnosed with the disease. It is the most common cancer among women worldwide. These facts are not meant to terrify. They are the truth and why must we take it so seriously. But the news is not solely negative. Leaps are being made with r...
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Thank you for Supporting the Badge

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The Rocklin Police Officers Association would like to thank YOU for your donation, time and committed support during our “Support The Badge” fundraising campaign. Your generous donations will help us support our critically injured officers and their families. Thank you for your generosity and for standing side-by-side with our law enforcement family. Thank YOU for joining our police family and being part of a community team that connects us all together! Your donation has helped us reach our ann...
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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!

Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!
Our annual fundraiser is back! We would like to thank you for your support of the men and women of our Police Association who protect us each and every day. A police officer’s job can be stressful and demanding, but we take great pride in helping our fellow citizens whenever we get the chance. It’s not just our job, it’s our honor to serve. Please join in our mission, and support the men and women of law enforcement, Donate Here! Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our communit...
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Our Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our association and raise important funds. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you need know: Our fall fundraiser letter has been mailed to our...
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Remembering 9/11

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The tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001 changed America forever. On this day, we honor the 343 lives that were lost as they attempted to save the lives of others. We will never forget the bravery and sacrifice of these heroes.
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Police throw birthday party for 8 year old girl - PoliceOne

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A Maine Police Department knew just what to do for this little girl when no one showed up to her birthday party. To read the full PoliceOne story, click here.
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Why 2018 could be an especially deadly year for cops

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"Maybe they forget [officers] have families," Gloria Vega said. "But they're just like everybody else. The only difference is my dad went out there ... he sacrificed his family, sacrificed us having him, to protect people he doesn't even know.” To read the full story, click here.   
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What happens when we run out of cops?

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What happens when we run out of cops? This is a question worth asking as it pertains to the safety of our communities, families, and friends. Police recruitment and retention may be one of this countries biggest problems. To read more about what will happen when we run out of law enforcement officers, click on the link below.  https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/what-happens-when-we-run-out-of-cops/
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Celebrating Police Week 2018

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This year, from May 13th to May 19th, thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors, gather in Washington D.C for National Police Week. In 2017 alone, 129 officers were killed in the line of duty. Since 1791, a total of 21,541 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty. One of the most moving ceremonies is the Annual Candlelight Vigil, where the names of fallen officers will be forever etched into the Memorial Wall. Unlike many memorials in W...
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Thank you for your support

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The Rocklin Police Officers’ Association would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our “ Red , White , Blue, and YOU” fundraising campaign. We truly live by our campaign slogan “One Nation, One Community, Many Voices, Under the Banner of Unity.” Together we do make our community a better and safe place to live and work. We are honored to have your continued support, and we pledge to uphold our promises to give back to the community that we love. Thank you to all...
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Fall Fundraiser is here

Our association is preparing to drop our annual fundraising letter to the community. This is one of our communication strategies to help educate the public about our efforts and raise important funds that our association will be able to reinvest in local programs. The letter also helps drive traffic to our website and social media. If a community member asks, please inform them that this is our official fundraiser and direct them to our website or social media to learn more. So here is what you ...
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

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On behalf of our officers and our fellow citizens, the Rocklin Police Officers’ Association is asking you today for your support. While our nation is facing unprecedented times, we are thankful for our community who has stayed strong and united and we value the support you have shown our officers.    Donate Here Today! The Rocklin Police Officers’ Association is dedicated to safety and improving our community, but we need your help! Your support will allow us to continue to fund the mu...
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Donate to local community member affected by fires

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Recently, I heard from about a local restaurant in the Santa Rosa area. The owner of the restaurant said that the goods that were donated were especially helpful, but there is still a strong need to rebuild the fire victim’s lives. This restaurant is a chain restaurant and the local branch has always been a great help to the local community. A request for cash donations is what has been expressed as a significant need. The Rocklin Police Officers Association will match donations, not to exceed $...
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9-11 Letter

So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without hesitation, in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services - they reac...
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9-11 Letter

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So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, you give of yourself selflessly, without hesitation, and in the face of fear. Alongside members from each of the various emergency services – the Offi...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.   This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals,...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.   In the years and decades to ...
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Police Week - Honoring Our Fallen

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135 of our brothers and sisters paid the price last year. They died knowing they stood for something greater than oneself.  They came from departments large and small, rich and poor, of virtually every race, color and creed. However, far greater than any of their own individual characteristics, are the collective qualities they and each of you share; Honor, Loyalty, Commitment, Courage and a Selfless unspoken promise to those with whom you don the badge. A promise that says, “No matter the ...
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Rocklin High School's Mock Trial Team

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The Rocklin Police Officers' Association is a proud supporter of the Rocklin High School's Mock Trial Team.  The Rocklin POA able to present the Ricklin High School's Mock Trial Team with a check to support their efforts as they won the championship title for Placer County.  We are very proud of them and very happy to support them!
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Rocklin Local Businesses we need your help

Rocklin Local Businesses we need your help
Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we look at how we can increase our impact in our community, and we continually strive to outdo our previous year. Your support allows us to make a bigger impact in the community we both share. Here is your chance to join the Rocklin POA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our community stronger.   Donate By Clicking Here Your...
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3rd Annual Benefit Shoot

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                          3rd Annual Benefit Shoot                            SHOOT-a-THON                                   Sunday, April 30, 2017                     HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING TEAMS vs. LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE, & ME...
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Raising money for Children with Cancer

Rocklin St. Baldricks Shave HairThe Rocklin Police Officers’ Association proudly supports the St. Baldrick Foundation event to raise money for childhood cancer research.  This year we are teaming up with the Rocklin Fire Department and we are shaving for Taylor Hurst.  You may remember her from when we helped build her a safe new backyard, click here to learn more. 

Currently we have a ways to go to meet our fundraising goal, we need your help, please Give Today. 

We encourage you to join us on March 4th between noon and 4pm at the Westfield Galleria At Roseville, 
1173 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, CA.  Come support Taylor and children like her.  Taylor will be up on stage with us when we get shaved. Taylor and kids like her are the reason this event is so special. Thank you for your support. 

Here are a couple of recent pics of Taylor. Her hair had been growing back for about a month and she recently lost it all again, but as always she is all smiles.

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Please help us help Blake Bonham's Memorial Fund

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The Rocklin Police Officers’ Association would like to help the efforts to raise money for Officer Blake Bonham’s family.  Please help us help a fellow officers family in their time of need.  Blake was an outstanding Officer, friend, husband and father. There is no better example for others to follow, he has always been dedicated to his family and profession.  Blake served as a Field Training Officer to many new officers with a perpetually positive attitude. He has always bee...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

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We proudly protect our communities, children, and families, despite the difficult year the brave men and women of Law Enforcement has had to face. It is not an easy job, but we wear our badge with a humble pride and seek to make the community we share a safer place to live and work. That’s why I am asking for your help. At the time you receive this letter there have been 138  line of duty   deaths  of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and officer's killed by gun fire is up 7...
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Giving back with a Bike Donation

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The Rocklin Police Officers' Association recently caught word of a local high school student having transportation concerns getting to school and home. Hopefully a new bike will help him get around and make his days to come a bit easier. A special thank you out to the Rocklin POA family that provided the bike and to Rocklin Endurance Sports for the safety check. Sincerely, Adrian Passadore-President  Zack Krempin-Vice President
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Thank you Taylor

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First and foremost, THANK YOU TAYLOR for being an inspiration for this project. You are an amazing young girl with a heart to help others and the sky is the limit for you. Thanks go out to Eric Dollar and Greg Jensen for arranging such a great project. Thank you to Jonas Reyes Landscaping !  What an amazing job you did with the sprinkler system and expertise in field of landscaping. If you ever need a landscaper he is your man. Not only did he contribute to the sprinkler system, but he woul...
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Taylor's Backyard Build from KCRA3

6 year old Taylor is an extraordinary girl that we are privledged to have met, we are so grateful we have been able to help her in a small way.  Here is another great article showing the work we did today to rebuild Taylor’s yard.  Check out this article from KCRA3. Or watch the video from KCRA3 here :
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Taylor's Backyard is being built!

We want to thank everyone who has helped us give Taylor a safe backyard to play in!!  We are so grateful to the Rocklin community for coming together to support Taylor!  We are proud to serve such a wonderful community! Our goal was to build 6 year old Taylor a safe place to play where she can enjoy being a kid and not have to worry about getting sick or being exposed to funguses or viruses, as she fights cancer.   Today, September 22nd we are building her new backyard. Good Day S...
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Help us build 6-Year-Old Taylor’s Backyard

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September 22nd Update!  We reached our goal and we are building Taylors backyard today! Thank you to everyone for your support and help! Taylor is getting a new backyard to play in because of your help!   Update on the project to build Taylor a backyard retreat she can enjoy being a kid in!  We are so thankful to everyone who has donated time, money and materials to make this dream come true.  Every dollar counts! Recap : Our special friend Taylor was recently running a lemon...
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Taylor's Background Playground

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The Rocklin POA has an offer you can’t refuse.   We have a special friend named Taylor. Taylor was recently running a lemonade stand to help other children who have cancer. If you ever get the chance to meet her, you will quickly understand what an amazing young girl she is. Taylor is 6 years old and fighting cancer herself, yet she spends so much of her time doing for others.  We want to do something for her and we need YOUR help to make it happen.  A plan is underway to provide ...
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Rocklin Patriot Day

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Join us in honoring the fallen heroes of September 11th at the "Rocklin Patriot Day community event.  "This year we again honor those who serve our community and country. Everyday our men and women of public safety and the military act as selfless protectors of society who endure many heroic events that go unmentioned. This event is organized by the Rocklin Public Safety Volunteers and members of the community who have given their time to provide a venue that all may enjoy for the purposes ...
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Thank you to the Rocklin Community

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We would like to thank the Rocklin Community and send a big thank you to all who stopped by the ReUse it trailer on behalf of Rocklin Police. We are excited to announce that a total of 9,102 pounds of soft goods were collected during the clothing drive.  We set a NEW record by raising a total of $1,365.30.    The Rocklin fire department brought in 4,258 pounds and the Rocklin police department brought in 4,844 pounds!  Sounds like a skunk'n!!! Thank you for your support, we a...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

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Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...
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Exclusive Members Only Discounts Now Available!

Exclusive Members Only Discounts Now Available!
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Attention Members - You will now find members only discounts posted on our association's website. These discounts are available to all registered members and can be found on the member's dashboard.     The newest discount is for RussianBlades.com a designer of custom knives. Simply login to your members area and select the members tab to retrieve Coupon Codes. Once you are logged in scroll down and look for the box that says Coupon Codes located on the lower right hand side of the page...
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Calling all Local Businesses

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Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing small about these facts. That is why we recognize a...
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#GivingTuesday

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December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Rocklin POA. Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate section of our websi...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job.  The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring.   Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortun...
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Rocklin Police announce new smartphone app

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The Rocklin Police Department has a new smartphone app – USPDhub. USPDhub provides a free and modern app which will assist critical two-way communications between the Rocklin Police Department and the residents of the City of Rocklin or anyone who wants to be connected with Rocklin PD. USPDhub will be the exclusive app for communications from the police department with press releases, bulletins/alerts, an event calendar and more. Communications to the police department can be made as well. ...
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No Easy Cure for PTSD

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David J. Morris, a former Marine infantry officer, has suffered with PTSD for years. In a fascinating first-hand account of his experience, which appears on The New York Times‘s website, he writes eloquently about his negative experiences with one VA’s most popular treatments for PTSD, prolonged exposure therapy. After one month of treatment, Morris began to have problems. If you have members suffering from PTSD following a traumatic incident, they might find this article interesting. You can al...
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Internet and Website Safety Tips

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Internet and Website Safety Tips: Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as email addresses...
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Crime Prevention

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Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.  -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not...
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Domestic Violence

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You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control. Abuser's want total control over you. If they can't have you, they may try to destroy you in every way possible, or take your life. These protection tips are to help you get through this difficult seaso...
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