Sponsoring New Police Officers & Upcoming Legislation

Click to listen to the latest installment of the POAM Podcast! Accompanied by POAM Executive Board Member and Monroe County …


POAM Donates Trac-Fab chair to Grand Rapids Veteran

A Grand Rapids veteran can now enjoy the outdoors a bit more, and get back to what he loves- …

HB 4535 Will Exempt Active Police Officers From Obtaining Pistol Purchase Permits

HB 4535 will exempt active police officers from needing to obtain pistol purchase permits. This will allow an officer …

Train and Educate

Oakland Police Academy Fall Training Schedule

If you or someone you know is interested in additional training from the Oakland Police Academy on specific scenarios, …

POAM Asks Legislature To Add Language To Body Camera Bill [H.B. 4234] To Protect Officers

Within the last year, body-worn cameras have become standard-issue gear for many American police officers. The idea being that …


Legal Video Resources

POAM is committed to providing the resources necessary to support the continuous education of police officers. In doing so, …


Critical Incident Protocol

In this edition of the Police Officers Association of Michigan’s podcast, Douglas Gutscher explains critical incident protocol in order &hellip…

Legal Advice and Opinion for POAM Members

Garrity Right: Procedure to Follow to Properly Assert The Right

POAM General Counsel Frank Guido has detailed the step-by-step procedure for members to assert their garrity right, re-emphasizing that "compulsion" m…

POAM Position on Automated Traffic Enforcement Devices

Read the attached document to see POAM’s stance on several bills coming through the legislature:

Kent County Courthouse Employees: Click Here for the Latest Information

POAM News Kent County Courthouse Employees: Click Here for the Latest Information

Headings in red indicate the most recent and/or important documents. Recent Elect…

POAM Extended Legal Representation

A Fresh Look at 12-Hour Shifts and How It Affects Workers

By Ed Jacques, LEJ Editor In the late 1950's and early 1960's, an unusual employee-driven process took root in Ameri…

View Info

Latest on Detroit EMS
Oakland Police Academy