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Former POAM Leader Passes Away

Former POAM Leader Passes Away

, POAM News

Previous President and Board Member William Powell passed away on February 19th at his home in Florida. “Bill” served our organization for many years as an active police officer and ...

Oakland Sideshow Crowds are Getting Out of Hand

Oakland Sideshow Crowds are Getting Out of Hand

, The Police Beat

On the streets of Oakland, it is not uncommon to encounter sideshow scenes that are filled with illegal activity.  Recently referred to as the ‘Wild Wild West,’ Oaktown, is the ...

Make your Amway Hotel Reservation Today

Make your Amway Hotel Reservation Today

, POAM News

Click the link below to make your hotel reservation today for the 2014 POAM Annual Convention!


Make your reservation here.


For more information regarding this year’s convention, please visit our ...

  • Bay City Fire Station 5 Re-opening

    , POAM News

    The Department of Public Safety has announced the re-opening of Bay City Fire Station 5.  The station has been closed for nearly five years, after permanently closing its doors in ...

  • Bay City Public Safety Department

    , POAM News

    Congratulations to the Graduates of the Bay County Fire Academy!


    POAM would like to congratulate the fall 2013 Graduates of the Bay County Fire Academy on their impressive accomplishment. The ...

  • Halloween Safety

    , The Police Beat

    It’s Halloween, and for law enforcement this holiday presents it’s own unique set of problems.  In addition to the added crowds, alcohol-fueled stupidity, and constant risk of tainted candy, officers ...

  • POAM Donates Action Trackchair to Vietnam Veteran

    , POAM News

    If you sat down and put pen to paper you could not have come up with a better plan. It was a 'perfect storm' of events that led POAM and the Action Trackchair to Vietnam Veteran Nels "Skeeter" Larsen this past Friday - August 23rd - in Auburn, Michigan (near Bay City). To understand how it all came to be, let's take a step back to see how it began.