The September 2014 edition of The Gendarme is available online now. The delay in this month's publication was to accommodate candidate statements for the upcoming election. All are encouraged to review and make your vote count.
The SLPOA Executive Board elections are just around the corner. Filing for the available Executive Board seats will be held Monday September 1, 2014 through Friday September 5, 2014. You can obtain a candidate form from the SLPOA hall. Division Representatives are required to obtain five signatures from members within their Division. Read More...
The SLPOA would like to invite all members and their families to walk in the annual downtown Labor Day Parade on Monday September 1st. The parade starts roughly at 9:00am with the association assembling at Olive and 21st. Kids who participate may want to bring bicycles or scooters to assist in easing the parade route. Read More...
All, "The Shield of Hope" fund has been established to raise money for Ferguson Police Officer Wilson. Please click here for the GoFundMe.com payment form if you wish to donate money to assist Officer Wilson in his time of hardship.
“Yesterday KSDK showed the video of the Ferguson Police Officer’s home in the 5pm news but did not mention the address of the home. We immediately felt using that video was a mistake and pulled the video of the home from future newscasts and from our web site. We have not used the video since then and do not intend to do so. Read More...
Please see the attached joint release with the Missouri FOP that went out to the St. Louis media condemning Chief Dotson's statements in the Post Dispatch and condemning Alderman Terry Kennedy for releasing additional statements.
Our business manager has already conveyed our anger over the statements to the Post Dispatch and is contacting other media outlets to get our side of the story out there. We have personally apologized on behalf of the Department to FOP Lodge 15 which covers Ferguson Officers and County Police. We've offered the same apology to the St. Louis County Police Officers Association. We have also demanded a meeting with the Chief of Police and the Mayor's Office and they have agreed to meet with us on Monday.
Watch for further emails as additional details become available.