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Fraternal Order Of Police – Roger Mayberry, President

Fraternal Order Of Police – Roger Mayberry, President

Roger Mayberry, President  From The Desk of Larry James Larry H. James, Esq. RE: FOP – Columbus Metropolitan Club Forum on Police   Total number of law enforcement officers. According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) there are about...
A Message from National President Patrick Yoes

A Message from National President Patrick Yoes

There have been 128 officers shot during the first five months of 2021, 26 of whom were killed by gunfire. There have been 27 ambush-style attacks on law enforcement officers this year, which is a 50% increase compared to this time in 2020. These ambush-style attacks...
Contract news and offers

Contract news and offers

On November 11, KCDOA received a “Last, Best, Final” offer from the County. The terms of the County LBF offer to KCDOA are: TERM: 4 years [2009-13]. SALARY: No increase in salary. MEDICAL: Employees not currently paying for medical would pay 20% of the...
Community outreach / camp owen

Community outreach / camp owen

On Saturday December 11th, KCDOA members spent the day with the wards at Camp Owen in Kernville. In addition to supplying and barbequing the lunch meal, KCDOA donated funds so that the facility could purchase some new sporting equipment. During the lunch meal, KCDOA...
January membership meeting reminder

January membership meeting reminder

The next Kern County Detention Officers Association membership meeting will be held this Wednesday at the association office. Items set for discussion include updates related to contract negotiations and the COPS reorganization. All KCDOA members are encouraged to...
New cops web site and phone number

New cops web site and phone number

In the event that KCDOA members need to contact COPS Legal for representation or other issues, please take note of their new web site address www.copslegal.com and their new toll free phone number: (800) 925-8868
County negotiators declare impasse

County negotiators declare impasse

County negotiators have rejected the most recent KCDOA contract counter offer and have declared an impasse in the contract talks. For the last several months, the County has continued to reiterate their terms as they have refused to move from their last best final...
Board of supervisors to consider impasse declaration with kcdoa

Board of supervisors to consider impasse declaration with kcdoa

The agenda for the Board of Supervisors PM session next Tuesday, February 15th (1400 hours) includes a County proposed declaration of impasse in the negotiation proceedings with KCDOA. Impasse declarations are also set to be declared with KLEA and KCFFU (Fire). KCDOA...
Supervisors declare impasse with KCDOA, KLEA, & KCFFU (fire)

Supervisors declare impasse with KCDOA, KLEA, & KCFFU (fire)

MEDIA: Board of Supervisors Video Feed KGOV – Tuesday, February 15, 2011 – PM Session [ use the drop down box to jump to items 15, 16, and 17 ] County declares impasse with more unions The Bakersfield Californian – Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Excerpt:...
Up next:  fact finding…

Up next: fact finding…

Now that the County has declared an impasse with KCDOA in contract negotiations, KCDOA has requested “fact finding” to resolve disputed facts. Fact finding, much like mediation, is facilitated by an independent arbitrator (usually) provided by the California State...