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Commentary: Jim Hill defends Scottsdale Shop with a Cop

As seen in the Scottsdale Independant. 

There’s an old adage, “no good deed goes unpunished.”

Cynical I know, but given the inaccurate attack pieces that have been done on POSA’s Shop with a Cop programs, I see why these sayings stay around.

12 years ago when I became the president of POSA, we didn’t have two nickels to rub together as an organization. However, we had the drive to want to do good things in our community. That’s when we were approached by PFR, who had done fundraising for other police groups.

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A Sincere Thank You for your Charity!

Thank you to everyone that has donated to our Shop with a Cop programs and all of the other programs and endeavors that POSA and POSA Outreach have done in our community. 

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From the President: Weighing on Our Hearts

You can’t help but wonder when you watch TV or surf the social media is there a target on the cops? We’ve had flat out ambush shootings of Officers and even a hatchet attack on a crowded street recently. There have been so many Officers killed or attacked that it feels like the country has become numb to it and after little more than a passing, “oh, that’s too bad” life goes on as if it never happened.

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My Turn: From Jim Hill, President of POSA

When I opened my mailbox Saturday I was almost knocked down by the overpowering odor of desperation and believe me after interviewing all types of nefarious people for 27 years as a cop, I know the smell of desperation.  The "evil union boogieman" has been wheeled out for the Scottsdale City Council race in a hit piece on Kathy Littlefield.

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AZ Rattlers First Responder Day

Yesterday POSA was invited to be part of the AZ Rattlers First Responder day.  We had a POSA table inside the concourse at US Airways, where we showcased all the great work we do in the community proving that WE are never off the clock.  

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POSA President on "Moment of Silence"

POSA President's comments on denial of moment of silence and the Mayor's rebuttal.

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Mayor Lane and the Moment of Silence

Below is a link to a video from last night's Scottsdale City Council meeting.  Mayor Lane denied a citizen's request for a moment of silence to honor the fallen and wounded PPD Officers.

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Press Release Announcing Cindy Hill's Scottsdale City Council Candidacy

"I am running for City Council because priorities matter and unfortunately the majority of City Council have lost sight of what Scottsdale’s priorities must be."

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Shop with a Cop: Local community policing at its finest

More than 300 children will experience the delight of the holiday season this December courtesy of 10 law enforcement agencies who combine to host the Shop with a Cop charity program.

The 11th annual Shop with a Cop event, spearheaded locally by the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association, is planned for Saturday, Dec. 21. POSA, along with officers from 10 other police departments including the Paradise Valley Police Department, will donate their time to mentor hundreds of at-risk youth.

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POSA Shred'em dates for 2013-2014 are announced

Shredem%20Logo2 All Shred'em Events will be held at the Walmart Supercenter at 15355 Northsight Blvd in Scottsdale, Arizona from 7am-10am to benefit Shop with a Cop programs for underprivileged children.  Donations of $3.00 a box or brown bag are requested.   

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