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Tips On Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Tips On Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak

We know our community is facing a whole new set of challenges each and every day while we’re all doing our fair share to remain indoors and protect each other from the recent Coronavirus outbreak.

While working remotely seems simple enough here are some recommendations that can help you better adjust to these changes while you settle into a new work routine.

Share to help our community continue to #FlattenTheCurve and be sure to comment with your own tips!

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How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus



How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus



Here are some preventative methods and information via the World Health Organization that can help keep our community informed and safe while we all face new challenges during the current Coronavirus outbreak.



Help Share these tips with our community so that we can all help #FlattenTheCurve! 



Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public


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Preventative Coronavirus Guidelines For Our Law Enforcement Family

Preventative Coronavirus Guidelines For Our Law Enforcement Family

Our priority will always be protecting our communities and amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, we’re still out there ensuring that everyone is safe while our nation experiences new challenges every day.

Here are some useful tips for our fellow officers to remember via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that can help keep all of us protected as well.

Be sure to share and together we can all help #FlattenTheCurve!

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-law-enforcement.html

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We asked and you generously delivered. Thank you.

We asked and you generously delivered. Thank you.

As an appreciation of your generosity and thoughtfulness, we want to take a moment to thank you!

Your charitable donation to Tracy Police Officers' Association means that we can continue to positively impact our community and support its local causes. This is what paying it forward is all about. By giving back in 2019 you’ve now shown others that you care about the future of our neighborhood.

Your generosity shows that you care about our local youth and police officers. That you strive to work together alongside us in caring for the well being of this community and each other. We can’t thank you enough for your signal of support.

Donors like you help us contribute to after school youth programs, events where we gather together to discuss important issues that affect all of us, and local charities that help those less fortunate than ourselves.

Your simple act of kindness raises the spirits of our officers. Knowing they have support from friends like you, brings a bit of peace and determination to their hearts as they patrol our streets at night.

You are now more than just someone that lives in our community: you helped invest in a brighter future, where we can make a more personal connection with our residents, help educate our youth, and create a safer environment not just now, but for tomorrow!

Thank you again for being a caring member of our community.

The Tracy Police Officers' Association

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Our Community Needs Your Help!

Our Community Needs Your Help!
Are you committed to making a difference in our community? Your charitable contribution will help us keep your loved ones safe, give back, and reach our annual goal!

Your Donation is the fuel for all of it. From caring for the families of fallen officers to local youth programs, your support helps us build trust between our officers and residents; strengthening our community.

Our local law enforcement association continually gives its financial resources to help the growing number of people in our community who desperately need our assistance. Our officers personally volunteer hundreds of hours towards local programs and causes aimed to help our most precious commodity: Our children.

Here’s how YOU can help: Donate Today

When you Donate Today , you WILL help a variety of local causes

  • Youth programs

  • Community safety events

  • Families of fallen or injured officers


  • As first responders, we are sworn to place your safety above all else, and it is our honor to do so. But, we also know our commitment can’t stop when our shift ends. When you Donate Today , you are standing with us as partners; helping us to shape a brighter future.

    We know the stronger our community is, the better we can protect you and our youth.

    Thanks to generous donors like you, we can continue to serve our at risk youth and be leaders in our community.

    Your support will help our officers build a brighter and safer future for us all.

    Please give what you can, even $10 per month will make an impact! Together we can continue to help our community thrive!
     
    With our heartfelt gratitude in advance, thank you.
     
     
    The Tracy Police Officers' Association   
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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Here at the Tracy Police Officers' Association we feel it is our duty and privilege to help spread the word. The simple truth is this: 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This year alone over 250,000 women in our country will be diagnosed with the disease. It is the most common cancer among women worldwide.
     
    These facts are not meant to terrify. They are the truth and why we must take it so seriously. But the news is not solely negative.
     
    Leaps are being made with research using shared data across the world, and keeping a hard focus on awareness is helping U.S. women with early diagnosis and treatment. More cancer centers are being erected. Support groups and Internet education have an enormous reach now. One fantastic organization, Susan G. Komen has established a 24-hour Helpline to help patients and those who simply need support and information.
     
    There is a ray of hope in all of this: there are over 3.3 million breast cancer survivors alive in the U.S. today.
     
    We refuse to rest on that statistic, however, with many needs still unmet. More research is needed. Continuous improvement is needed for existing treatment options. Institutes of Training and Higher Education need funding to carry on finding better and more effective forms of treatment. And women diagnosed or surviving need greater support.
     
    Please take a few moments this month to learn more about breast cancer. Share this article with others. Send a link to a loved one. This is a battle for the women and families in our lives that are facing or may face this dreaded disease.

    It has been said that sunshine is the best disinfectant. As long as we keep shining a light on breast cancer, the harder it will be able to hide in the shadows.
     
    Thank You,
     Tracy Police Officers' Association
     

    Some good BCA information links:
    ·       https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-facts
    ·       https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month
    ·       https://www.wearitpink.org/about/breast-cancer-awareness-month
    ·       https://www.healthline.com/health/breast-cancer/best-blogs-of-the-year#3
    ·       https://ww5.komen.org/
    ·       https://pinkpatchproject.com/

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    Thank you for Supporting the Badge

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    The Tracy Police Officers Association would like to thank YOU for your donation, time and committed support during our “Support The Badge” fundraising campaign. Your generous donations will help us support our critically injured officers and their families.

    Thank you for your generosity and for standing side-by-side with our law enforcement family.

    Thank YOU for joining our police family and being part of a community team that connects us all together! Your donation has helped us reach our annual goal and we are honored to serve people like you and the community we share.


    Sincerely,

    Tracy Police Officers Association

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    Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community, Donate Today!

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    Our annual fundraiser is back! We would like to thank you for your support of the men and women of our Police Association who protect us each and every day. A police officer’s job can be stressful and demanding, but we take great pride in helping our fellow citizens whenever we get the chance. It’s not just our job, it’s our honor to serve.

    Please join in our mission, and support the men and women of law enforcement, Donate Here!


    Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our community and defend our freedoms. When an officer is critically injured and their family needs support, WE are there. Our law enforcement Association provides the necessary support for medical bills, funeral expenses, and other critical needs. We stand by our officers and their families in times of need, and we are hoping you will stand side-by-side with us as partners.

    YOUR generous donation will also help us support our community through programs like community outreach, little leagues, families in need, and other worthy causes. Click here to learn more about our efforts to improve our community.

    That’s why we are asking for your Help, Please Donate Today!

    YOU can join our police family and be part of a community team that connects us all!

    Thank YOU for your time, your donation, and your committed support!

    Highest Regards,

    Tracy Police Officers Association

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    Are you participating in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb?

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    9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are a way for the law enforcement family, and the community to honor and remember the firefighters who selflessly gave their lives so that others might live.

    Learn more about 9/11 Stair Climbs

    https://www.firehero.org/events/9-11-stair-climbs/

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    Honoring a fallen officer, by escorting his son to first day of school

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    ​​Indianapolis police officers escorted fallen Southport Lt. Aaron Allan's 6-year-old son to his first day of school August 8th, 2018.  


    "We wanted to make sure this year we were here for little Aaron to make sure he got to school safe, just like his dad did about a year ago," said Southport Police Chief Tom Vaughn. "All those police cars down the street, I didn't imagine that many officers coming. We talk about the blue family and today really showed we are a true family."

    Read Full Story - Click Below

    https://www.wthr.com/article/police-officers-escort-lt-allans-son-first-day-school
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    NATIONAL POLICE WEEK HONORED 135 FALLEN

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    In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.

    This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors of these tragic losses, gathered in Washington, D.C. for National Police Week. This event began on May 11th and concluded May 17th. One of the more moving experiences is the candlelight memorial, which takes place at the National Mall, wherein the names of the 135 officers being forever etched into the memorial wall are read aloud, while their loved ones are present, and a wreath is laid in their honor.

    For many within the law enforcement community, it is their way of honoring the fallen, saying goodbye to old friends, or simply paying tribute to a brother or sister in blue, whom they may have never known; all the while, remembering those who have gone before them and who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

    Therefore, as we go about our week and life begins to pass us by, perhaps we too can take a moment, whether in the quiet of our own hearts, or in a local ceremony; and honor those who chose to be the thin blue line between good and evil, going into the places we often fear, as to allow us to live the life we’d always dreamed. As “it is not how these officers died that made them heroes, but how they lived”. 

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    INTERNET AND WEBSITE SAFETY TIPS

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    Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others.

    Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:

    Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and passwords.
    Do not use usernames or passwords that include your name, birthdate, important numbers, or where you live.
    Keep your location safe. Never share where you live or where you are with anyone. It is important to keep the locations of others safe as well.
    Do not share photos of you or your family members.
    Do not use numbers that are personally identifiable such as your driver’s license number, wedding date, VIN numbers, locker combination, social security number, or any other type of number that can help predators identify you.

    These preventions can be applied to all aspects of web use for communicating online, socializing, sharing images, gaming, purchasing products, identity theft, fraud, and others.

    For Kids:
    Never give out personal information such as where you live, your name, and your phone number when in a chat room.
    Never send a picture of yourself without a parent’s permission.
    Do not continue speaking with a person that has made you feel scared or uncomfortable. Tell a parent if this happens.
    Without your parent's permission, don’t meet someone or have them visit you.
    Do not trust anyone, they could be lying to you.
    To be safe, keep the computer in a room used often by family members.
    Speak out when you are being bullied. Telling an adult is not a sign of weakness. Tell a trusted adult if you are being bullied.

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