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05
Apr

SPFPA WINS!

Congratulations to the AUS Officers working in the Philadelphia area…
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23
Mar

Officer Down! in Boulder Colorado

SPFPA Members pray for the families of Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley and all the innocent victims of this senseless act. Officer Talley was one of the first officers on scene, he was shot and killed responding to an active shooter incident. Thank you, to the brave men and women of law enforcement who responded heroically....
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14
Mar

In Memory of our Union Sister Ruth Mangum.

We remember our union sister, Ruth Mangum as a friend and loyal member of our SPFPA family. Ruth held the position of SPFPA Local 511 President for many years. She will truly be missed. Click the link below to view Ruth Mangum Obituary:  Obituary for Ruth E. Mangum | Francis Funeral Home (francisfunerals.com)
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18
Jan

In Remembrance of our Brother Guy Thomas

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our Brother, Guy Thomas. Guy served as a consultant to SPFPA Region 4 from 2010 to 2016. He was a specialist in negotiating labor contracts and serving our members on labor issues. Our condolences go out to the entire Thomas family. Rest In Peace,...
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18
Jan

Security Police Officers Global

Our SPFPA family is honored to have over 6000 Security Police Officers protecting WDC and the surrounding area. Our members protect the most elite Federal facilities and locations in the Nations Capital and around the Country. Let’s all recognize these highly trained professionals and pray for their safety. Brothers/Sisters we are proud of you! SPFPA...
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11
Dec

2020 SPFPA International Executive Board Meeting

On December 10, 2020, The International Union, Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA) International Executive Board (IEB) met using the video conference program Zoom. International President, David L. Hickey and International Secretary-Treasurer, Don Eagle chaired the meeting. Region Vice Presidents Mark Crawford, Rick O’Quinn, Ryan Kelly and Joe McCray gave their reports. Regional...
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10
Dec

In Remembrance of our Brother Louis Washington

Obituary of Louis Ray Washington      CLICK HERE: To view the Louis Washington tribute video. Louis R. Washington a retired Security Officer of 42 years of service from Bell Helicopter Textron Inc, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020. He served as Union President for Local # 256 and International Trustee for SPFPA (Security, Police...
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04
Dec

BeneSys Navigator Quarterly Newsletter

We are excited to welcome you to the 2nd Edition of the BeneSys Navigator!  You can look forward to seeing future editions quarterly. We hope that you will find this publication useful and informative. This newsletter, along with past editions, is easily accessible via the BeneSys website or by CLICKING this LINK: BeneSys Navigator 2nd Edition...
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11
Jul

PACIFIC DHS DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Brother Akua Auwae to the position of SPFPA Pacific DHS Director. Brother Akua is our Local 652 President and will continue his duties in that position as he transitions into his new responsibilities. As Pacific DHS Director, Brother Akua will assist Region 3 Vice President, Ryan Kelly,...
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26
Jun

Terry Loomis – Our Union Brother

Officer Terry Loomis an 18 year employee at Lake Erie Correctional Institution and member of the Local 60 passed away 6-16-2020 due to complications from the Corona virus. Terry did serve as a Secretary on the Executive board in the past. He continued to be helpful to all members even though he stepped down from...
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05
Jun

June 4, 2020 SPFPA/DHS COVID-19 Safety Meeting

SPFPA continues to be a leader in representing Security Police Officers across the country concerning COVID-19 safety awareness. Click on this link for safety information:  https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Update: June 4, 2020:  SPFPA International President David Hickey once again participated with DHS Government/Industry leaders in the COVID-19 update by-weekly meeting headed by DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya...
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03
Jun

Officer Down!!

Four St. Louis police officers were shot late Monday night during riots in the city over the killing of George Floyd. Police Chief John Hayden said that two officers were shot in the leg, one in the arm and one in the foot. “Folks came down just to steal, just to destroy property and just...
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03
Jun

SPFPA Stands Strong

SPFPA stands in solidarity with all Professional Law Enforcement  and Private Security Officers.
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02
Jun

FPS Officer Patrick Underwood

  Sunday, May 31, 2020 Oakland California: Federal Protective Service Contact Officer Dave Patrick Underwood, 53 was murdered 5/29/20 in Oakland California, while on duty during the riots. The SPFPA family extends our deepest condolences to Officer Underwood’s family. This tragedy reminds us of the dangers Security Professionals face every day. Be sure to stay...
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22
May

Memorial Day 2020 – ‘We Honor Our Fallen Heroes’

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01
May

SPFPA ELECTION VICTORY

Allied Universal Officers working at Lockheed Martin in Marietta, Georgia voted overwhelmingly to join SPFPA. WELCOME TO OUR SPFPA FAMILY!  Even in these uncertain times, SPFPA remains the ever-growing Global Authority of Security Police Unions.
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23
Apr

SPFPA Local 725 News

Miss Gabby Lopez is a Detention Officer at the Rio Grande Processing Center in Laredo Texas. Officer Lopez is a member of SPFPA Local 725 and  serves as a Local Union Steward. Just recently Officer Lopez was recognized as the GEO Officer of the Month for March 2020. Officer Lopez is a shining example of...
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16
Apr

SPFPA 17TH Constitutional Convention POSTPONED!

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As the Covid-19 curve appears to be flattening, it also appears that social distancing will remain an ongoing practice. We are continuing to work with Disney on reasonable reschedule dates. In the meantime, Disney will be sending out room reservation “cancellation” notices. Once the reschedule dates are confirmed, reservation confirmation will...
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09
Apr

SPFPA 17th Constitutional Convention UPDATE!

In light of the COVID-19 virus epidemic and being concerned for the safety of our members, their families and the surrounding public. We had no choice but to postpone our May 2020 convention. We are working with Disney on the new dates. We will advise everyone, as soon as the dates are confirmed.    ...
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03
Sep

Successful CBA Negotiations at Paramount Pictures

SPFPA is proud of the Bargaining Committee at L55 for successfully completing a Collective Bargaining Agreement. The committee met in Hollywood, CA at Paramount Pictures Studios.
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23
Aug

SPFPA Officers Meet at George W. Hill Corrections

SPFPA International Officers met with GEO Corrections Executives to discuss safety issues after inmate attack on Local members. President David Hickey met with GEO Vice President Chris Ryan and Blake Davis to discuss safety concerns at George W. Hill Correctional facility in Pennsylvania. Also in attendance were SPFPA Local 503 Executive Board Members.
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19
Aug

Georgia Paragon Security Leadership Meeting

Georgia Paragon PSO’s throughout the State are signing up in support of SPFPA. With the election date fast approaching we all look forward to welcoming these Officers back into our SPFPA family. Stay SPFPA STRONG….We promise, we will not let you down!
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19
Aug

SPFPA Local 1212 celebrate at Motor City Casino’s annual picnic in Detroit

SPFPA Local 1212 celebrated unity and family at Motor City Casino’s annual picnic. “[Motor City Casino gives a] shout out to all members of Local 1212 who attended our annual picnic at Scripps Park in Detroit.” – Marvella Smith, President Local 1212. SPFPA Unity Strong!
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09
Aug

Disney’s Security K-9 Team Celebrates Kennel Opening

The Walt Disney Security K-9 Team celebrated the opening of a new kennel. The ribbon-cutting ceremony featured some special guests – Mickey Mouse and Pluto! The K-9 team works hard to keep the kennel property safe for Cast Members and Guests. This new, state-of-the-art facility provides additional room and amenities for the K-9 team to...
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07
Aug

SPFPA Officers Join Together for El Paso Victims

SPFPA Local 725 Security Officers working for Paragon and Asset/GPS Officers in El Paso join together to assist the community during the recent El Paso tragedy. Local members and leaders are donating water, blood, and purchasing #ElPasoStrong shirts to assist the victims and their families. We salute our SPFPA El Paso Brothers and Sisters! El...
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13
Jul

SPFPA Officers in San Antonio Stand Strong and United!

SPFPA Local 725 Security Officers working for Akima in San Antonino, Texas just came back from a mission – transporting detainees from state to state or out of the Country. Georgina Falduto, Rosa Guerrero and Cristina Trevino are busy going over their CBA, asking questions and filing grievances to protect our SPFPA members who work...
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