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Another Reason to Support Ryan Nance

Another Reason to Support Ryan NanceIt has been brought to our attention that BRUCE FREEMAN is airing a public safety propaganda campaign. This comes after BRUCE FREEMAN lost the endorsement of Firefighters and Police Officers. BRUCE FREEMAN will be taking multiple photos near and around first responders vehicles and buildings in an effort to convince the voters into believing we, the BPOA and BFD, support him in the race for the city council seat for ward 5. [more]

Johnny Rodriguez Merle Haggard Tribute

Johnny Rodriguez Merle Haggard TributeBakersfield’s BEST Cultural Music Festival Honoring Law Enforcement BPD/BPOA/KLEA - PAL A “Special” Tribute to Merle Haggard Legendary Country & Western Tex-Mex recording artist, Johnny Rodriguez is returning to Bakersfield, home of his two good friends, icons Merle Haggard and Buck Owens to link honoring Kern County’s Law Enforcement  BPOA/BPD/KLEA and giving “Special” Tribute to the Late Legend, Merle Haggard. Johnny Rodriguez will perform at a Cultural Music Festival concert on Sunday, February [more]

November 8th 2016 BPOA Political Endorsements

November 8th 2016 BPOA Political EndorsementsThe men and women of the Bakersfield Police Officers Association (BPOA) have endorsed Bobby Cloud for Bakersfield City Council in Ward 6. After discussing the issues with Bobby, the BPOA Board of Directors determined that he was the candidate needed in Ward 6 to tackle today’s challenges in our community...     Click to read the official BPOA endorsement [more]

November 8th 2016 BPOA Political Endorsements

November 8th 2016 BPOA Political Endorsements The men and women of the Bakersfield Police Officers Association (BPOA) have endorsed Councilman Terry Maxwell for Bakersfield City Council in Ward 2. After discussing the issues at length with the Ward 2 candidates over the past few months, it was apparent to the BPOA Board of Directors that Terry was the candidate who was the most in touch with the issues affecting Bakersfield’s growth, downtown economy, and challenges to [more]

A Message from the President of Bakersfield Police Officers Association

The Bakersfield Police Officers Association (BPOA) is comprised of the 400 police officers of the Bakersfield Police Department. Our officers are sworn to the prevention of crime; the protection of life and property; and the preservation of public peace and enforcement of law. The purpose of this website is intended for the general public, elected officials and the local media to keep abreast with the activities of the BPOA and the dedicated officers who serve the city of Bakersfield. We hope it will serve as a reflection of the positive contributions our police officers make every day.

-Ramon Chavez, President

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