SCOPO Legal Issues

22-Feb-2018

California Court Issues Mixed Ruling on County 37 Act Retirement Guarantees for Legacy Members

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel Ruling on a challenge by employees and unions to the constitutionality of the Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA), the First District Court of Appeal issued a lengthy decision earlier this month that may pave the way for ..

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12-Jan-2018

Probation Officers Face New Requirements to Implement Proposition 63 Ban on Firearms Possession

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel Buried in the sweeping gun control provisions of 2016's Proposition 63 were several requirements that added new duties for California probation officers beginning this year. The measure, which voters enacted overwhelmingly in July 2016, ..

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02-Oct-2017

UPDATE: One Light, Two Lights, Red Light, Blue Light

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel On Monday, September 25, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senator Toni Atkins’ SB 587, the “Blue Light Bill” sponsored by the State Coalition of Probation Organizations to allow probation peace officers to display a blue warn..

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President's Message

March 4, 2016
Welcome to the SCOPO website, Founded in 1983 to create a voice in Sacramento for the issues and concerns of probation peace officers, SCOPO has grown into the number one resource for labor issues for the probation profession in the State of ..

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