OROVILLE – On January 13, 2016, representatives from the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA), and its affiliate Resources Protection Peace Officers Association (RPPOA), met with 23 California Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) warden cadets (including two who will be sworn in as wardens on Tuesday, January 17, 2017) at the Law Enforcement Academy at Butte College in Oroville to introduce the cadets to CSLEA/RPPOA membership and its benefits.
In attendance on behalf of RPPOA and CSLEA were RPPOA President Matt Yarbrough, CSLEA Chief Counsel and General Manager Kasey Clark, and Member Services Representatives George Pina and Marco Castro.
Yarbrough emphasized the benefits of CSLEA -RPPOA membership and the importance of having access to a Legal Defense fund. Clark expanded on the examples of how the CSLEA Legal Defense Fund has greatly assisted CSLEA peace-officer members. Pina discussed the benefits and services available to members, including a $15,000 life insurance benefit, an exclusive members discount program, access to scholarships and representation.
CSLEA wishes the cadets much success as they progress through the academy and into their careers.