LAAPOA contended with a wide variety of issues in 2019. In addition to spreading the word about initiatives we’re working on, the BOLO e-newsletter, press releases and other communications kept members, supporters, political leaders and the media informed with an expert perspective on broader airport policing topics, state political and legal developments, and concerns affecting the law enforcement profession nationwide. In case you missed anything, here’s a look back at the topics we brought to the forefront throughout the past year.
LOS ANGELES — Today, LAWA’s CEO Deborah Flint announced that she will be leaving her position with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in March 2020. CEO Flint took the reins of LAWA at a time when several areas of the airports were neglected and when, in fact, Ontario Airport seceded from the organization. LAX had […]
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association congratulates Cecil Rhambo on his swearing-in as Los Angeles Airport Police chief on Wednesday, November 6, and warmly welcomes him to his new post. In the history of the LAXPD, which dates back to 1946, no police chief or safety/security executive has had the depth […]
On October 1, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 542, which allows first responders to seek workers’ compensation for post-traumatic stress caused by their jobs. It was a momentous occasion that marked a significant victory for members of law enforcement, who deal with incredible stress every day and often feel forced to suffer in silence.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association commends the appointment of Cecil Rhambo as chief of the Los Angeles Airport Police. Los Angeles World Airports has never before had a chief of the caliber and experience of Mr. Rhambo, who has served with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and commanded in areas […]