Archive | Organizations

Information produced by the various organizations active in dealing with LEOFF 1 issues.

RFFOW President’s Message | October 2018

We have scheduled a special RFFOW Directors meeting on October 11, 2018 with Jerry Taylor, President of the Retired Seattle Police Officers Association and Ken Crowder, Washington State Association of Retired Police Officers. The meeting is to continue the discussion on the future representation for the retired fire and law enforcement officers of Washington, LEOFF […]

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RFFOW President’s Report | September 2018

By Richard C. Warbrouck Our Directors had a meeting on September 4, 2018 with representatives from the Seattle Retired Po lice Officers and the retired Snohomish County Deputy Sheriff’s Associations.       We discussed: The development of a State Law Enforcement Officers Political Association and will schedule a meeting with the Washington State Retired […]

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RFFOW President’s Message | June 2018

The Seattle Firefighters Union, Local 27 is making the final plans and arrangements as host of the 2018 International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Convention. The convention will be here in Seattle from Au gust 6th to August 10th 2018. This convention is special as this is also the 100th year anniversary of the IAFF. In […]

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WACOPS I-940 Press Release

December 7, 2017 WACOPS is fighting to strengthen the rights and quality of life for those who have dedicated their careers to protecting and serving our communities. We do not believe today, or at any time during this debate, that changing the current use of force law (RCW 9A.16.040) will reduce violent interactions between law […]

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New WACOPS Executive Director

After a nationwide search, the WACOPS Board of Directors has hired its newest Executive Director: Teresa Taylor. Most recently, Taylor has served for nearly seven years as Executive Vice President of Kitsap Building Association (KBA) in Bremerton, Wash. She had been with KBA since February 2006 where she also served as Government Affairs Director prior […]

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RFFOW President’s Message | November 2017

We are having a problem with filling our firefighter and law enforcement officer positions on LEOFF I Disability Boards and Prior Act Pension Boards. Some of the existing members under the jurisdiction of these boards live out of the area, in other cities, towns and states, or due to age or health, are not able […]

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RFFOW President’s Message | September 2017

As far as I am concerned the Coalition’s refusal to share in the cost of retaining a contract lobbyist to assist us during the special session and in the formation of the state budget was the last straw. As the final special legislative session was coming to a close no retirement system merger bills had […]

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PLEASE – NO MONEY FOR THE COALITION

Evidently the LEOFF I Coalition has just sent out another fund raising notice.  I received several emails with questions about the Coalition yesterday.  I urge everyone NOT to donate to the Coalition. Here’s why… The Coalition does not represent anyone except their Board of Directors. Regardless of their claims, the Coalition has no members.  In […]

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