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May 27th, 2010

Avoiding Date Rape Drugs

1. Try not to go out to clubs or parties alone.  Take a friend who you can trust.
2.  Never accept drinks from strangers or people you have just met.  You never know what may have been put in the drink before it gets to you.
3.  Never leave your drink unattended.  […]

April 24th, 2009

Bad Idea to Extend BPD Retirement Age

The 350 members of the Bakersfield Police Officers Association are sworn to serve and protect the people of Bakersfield.  By doing so, we are committed to laying our lives on the line, should such courage be necessary, as we continue to fight the increasing amount of gang activity and violent crimes that has plagued our city.  Sadly, our police officers […]

March 06th, 2009

Police Officer Positions Dangerously Low

The City of Bakersfield continues to save big money on the back of its Police Department.  The city has cut 112 general fund positions so far, 40 from the Police Department alone.  This is more than double the positions cut from the other departments such as Parks & Recreation (19) and Public Works (19). […]

February 12th, 2009

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

For the past 10 years identity theft and related fraud has been the fastest growing crime category in the nation. Lenders of credit make it easy for thieves to commit these crimes by sending pre-approved credit applications through the mail and by allowing accounts to be opened online or by telephone.

Personal identifying […]

Our Officers And The Public Are At Risk!

What’s happening to our city?

The 300 members of the Bakersfield Police Officers Association believe City Hall is putting its police officers and the public at risk by not dedicating a sufficient number of officers and resources to maintain law & order.  […]