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Welcome to Sarasota Police Officers Association
Sarasota Police Officers Association, I.U.P.A. Local 6045, would like to welcome you to our website. The site is designed to provide a communications link between the Union and its members. It also provides information for the citizens we serve. Anything done to one, affects all of us. Call a member of the Board and let us know or send an email from your personal, not your work computer.
I.U.P.A./SPD Local 6045 is comprised of sworn law enforcement professionals dedicated to protect and serve the City of Sarasota residents and its visitors year round. Our commitment and loyalty to our community is unwavering. We are dedicated to continually providing the highest level of service with integrity and partnering with our community to maintain and enhance our quality of life. I.U.P.A. Local 6045 is proud to be a part of an agency that continually focuses on community policing and is fully accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation.
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- Ladies, as you claim your seat at the leadership table, wear your Ruby Woo with prideby Jonni Redick on March 21, 2023 at 10:21 pm
Where does it say we have to be just like men in this profession? We should have the freedom to be women
- Video released after 7 Va. deputies charged with second-degree murder over in-custody deathon March 21, 2023 at 6:43 pm
The footage, which has no audio, shows various members of the group struggling with a handcuffed and shackled man
- Man reunited with Fla. deputy who saved his life by applying tourniquet to his legon March 21, 2023 at 4:30 pm
Rafael Villalba had seen Deputy Josh Snow in a newspaper article and wanted to personally thank him
- Wash. LEOs, families benefit from new health and wellness appon March 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm
A grant allowed the Cordico wellness app to be available to officers, deputies, corrections officers and dispatchers
- 'I hate pigs': Bodycam video shows man charging at Calif. LEOs with metal pole during traffic stopon March 21, 2023 at 3:02 pm
The fatal OIS was captured on video, showing a man threatening police with a 5-foot metal pole while officers were speaking to an unrelated person during a DUI stop
- Wash. deputy critically wounded in shooting while serving eviction noticeon March 21, 2023 at 2:43 pm
The King County deputy was hit by a bullet that missed his vest and hit him in the upper torso
- How digital field notes can help officers de-escalate situationson March 21, 2023 at 2:27 pm
Record management systems can support de-escalation tactics and provide agencies with analytics to maximize the use of technology in their investigations