Tag: POC

On October 31st, 2013

Peace Officers of California President Chris Lewis Appointed as Lottery Manager Lack of qualifications and experience renders Lewis ill-suited for enforcement position

On October 23, 2013, the Governor's office announced the appointment of associate corporations investigator Christopher Lewis as assistant deputy director of enforcement for the California State Lottery Security and Enforcement Division.  Lewis is also president of Peace Officers of California (POC),  the organization behind the failed attempts to sever Unit 7 and decertify CSLEA as […]

On August 26th, 2013

UPDATE: POC Attorney Abandons Founding Officer/Director On Lawsuit Challenging Termination Forced to go it alone, Brandon Shoemaker withdraws his appeal

UPDATE:   In response to the August  2, 2013 CSLEA article below,  Attorney Joseph Rose has twice demanded a retraction.   CSLEA published the information in an ongoing effort to educate members about POC's attempt  to decertify CSLEA and the adverse impact decertification  would have on members.   For CSLEA's response to Rose's demand: "CSLEA's Law Firm […]

On August 9th, 2013

Track Record of POC Bodes Well for CSLEA in Decert POC, their legal counsel Joe Rose and lobbyist George Osborne continue to build on series of losses

Recently, Hospital Police Officers received an e-mail from George Osborne, lobbyist for POC, stating that CSLEA has failed its members and that going to AFSCME would get them better representation.  But POC has now been in existence for nearly six years and what has POC, or its lobbyist done,  to provide a single benefit to […]

On July 29th, 2013


Just  More Hy-POC-risy Peace Officers of California (POC) and AFSCME tout the decertification campaign is about democracy and transparency and will free members from the tyrannous oversight of CSLEA. Ironically, AFSCME the International holds the same powers over its local affiliates that CSLEA does through its Constitution and Standing Rules. Here are a couple of […]

On July 26th, 2013

Don’t Fall Victim To Misinformation A Message From CSLEA President Alan Barcelona

Many of you are receiving information from the groups Peace Officers of California (POC) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) regarding a campaign to decertify the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) as your exclusive bargaining agent.    Some of that information is misinformation that may mislead you in your decision-making.  For […]

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