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ABC 15 Writes – AZCPOA union bosses accused of stealing money

“There were several other AZCPOA members occupying the leadership positions that were doing nothing other than utilizing our union funds for their own pleasure, to the point of depleting our union funds,” Garcia wrote to members. The state’s main union for correctional officers is accusing former top administrators of stealing and misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds. S...
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Mismanagement of AZCPOA Funds

Well our comments on the mismanagement of AZCPOA funds has generated many comments and recollections of former AZCPOA members.  One former member commented and reminded us, at ACA, that he had requested from Mr. Sikes, who was the treasurer at the time, to review “the books”.  In fact, he had requested “numerous times to view the financial records”.  Finally, Mr. Sikes allowed him one hour to view...
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Director Ryan Retirement – Message from the Executive President

The Arizona Corrections Association wishes Director Ryan the best on his upcoming retirement.  The Arizona Corrections Association worked with the director in obtaining pay increases for all correctional employees as well as the implementation of programs to improve staff retention to provide a safer working condition at ADC.  The ACA looks forward to working with the next Director in continuing t...
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Letter From The President, Welcome Membership

Hello to the Membership and potential membership of the Arizona Corrections Association, My name is Clinton Roberts and I am the current Executive President of the Arizona Corrections Association. I am a Correctional Officer II at the Lewis prison. I have been with Arizona DOC for over twelve years and have worked every custody level. I have been involved with ACA since its inception and contin...
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Dept. of Corrections workers want a pay raise, too

  PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Teachers aren't the only state employees demanding a raise. Correctional Officers say they have been giving in since the recession, and they say the pay is now driving people away. "Not everybody can do the job," said Correctional Officer Clinton Roberts. "You have to be able to respond and react in minutes." He has been working for the Arizona Department...
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