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OCDSA Summer Picnic CANCELLED!

Due to Governor Whitmer's order that does not allow groups of over 100 people to gather outside, we are being forced to CANCEL the 2020 OCDSA Summer Picnic at Groveland Oaks on August 29th. We were holding out hope that she may lift her order during her last press conference, but that did not happen. Your Executive Board is considering alternatives to the annual prize raffle that we all look forward to and will send details out as soon as
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Road Patrol Bump!

Attention Road Patrol: It’s that time again. Location bump will take place on September 26, 2020. I had hoped to have an electronic bump this time via Kronos, but there have been some technical difficulties. I promise I am continuing to work on this and it is our goal to make an electronic and open bump a reality. However, for this bump the bump slips are making their way to your substations. Please get them back to me by August
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Deputy Chris Cadotte Go-Fund Me

Deputy Christopher Cadotte is a great friend, partner, and officer who is facing the biggest challenge of his life. We need to band together to help him with expenses as he is facing, mounting bills and no income during this difficult time. Deputy Cadotte will be given the entire amount raised to use as he sees fit, whether it be legal fees or for living expenses. Let’s show Chris how much we support him by CLICKING HERE!!!
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OCDSA-PAC Fund Information

There is a saying in politics, “you're either at the table or on the menu.”Author unknown. The Oakland County Deputy Sheriff's Association Political Action Committee or OCDSA-PAC is an important component of the political representation OCDSA provides its members. The PAC fund is a separate fund created from the individual contributions from the membership. Your contributions to this fund help the campaigns of local politicians who have displayed an interest in our members' and their families. Two recent examples were
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Honor to the Badge by Justin Rose

Members, Justin wrote a song titled "Honor to the Badge" and he reached out to me asking how to get it to everyone, since he has fielded a large number of calls on how to download it.  So, since so many people were asking for it...Click here to download. After clicking the hyperlink, click the 3 dots next to sound bar and hit download. By the way, this is a great song. VERY well done Justin!
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Deputy Gary Garza’s Funeral Details

There have been three Memorial Visitation's planned for Gary. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Memorial Service is Thursday June 18, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM All of this is taking place at Mt. Zion Church 4900 Maybee Rd.Clarkston, MI 48348 GARY'S OBITUARY
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Passing of Deputy Gary Garza

Members – It is with a very heavy heart that we have to inform you of the passing of Deputy Gary Garza. As you know, Deputy Garza fought pancreatic cancer and ultimately won, although not in the way we wanted him to win. Our hearts are broken today. We’ve got your six, Gary. When arrangements are finalized we will notify the membership. Thanks- OCDSA Executive Board
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OCDSA Political Action Committee Fund

The Oakland County Deputy Sheriff’s Association Political Action Committee, or OCDSA-PAC, is an important component of the legislative representation OCDSA provides its members. The OCDSA-PAC will support the election of candidates that support the issues that are important to the members and their families. If you are interested in helping the PAC Committee , please fill out the following form, PAC Consent Form,  and return it to a OCDSA Board Member. Just like it says on the form, this is
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Hazard Pay Extension

Members, Some people have reached out and were wondering about the Hazard Pay we have been receiving, during this pandemic. Oakland County has advised The Executive Board that the Hazard Pay will continue to May 28, 2020, which is when the Governer has extended her Executive Order until. Any further extension of the Hazard Pay will be discussed, if the need arises. If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask, the Executive Board can be reached by Clicking
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OCDSA Union Meeting May 26, 2020

This meeting has been CANCELED in keeping with the Governors Executive Order. According to the By-Laws (Article XVI, Section 1) there are no General Membership meeting held during the summer months. If there was something you had requested to be put on the Agenda to be talked about at a General Membership meeting, or needed to get in touch with anyone from the Executive Board, please Click Here to get in contact with them and figure out the status of
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