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Riverside POA

The Riverside Police Officers’ Association is dedicated to promoting and protecting members’ rights through strong representation and to improve their safety and quality of life. The RPOA is committed to improving and sustaining its local community and reaches out to their community with both volunteer support and financial assistance.

Welcome to Riverside Police Officers' Association

Welcome to our website! The members of the Riverside Police Officers' Association are proud to serve and protect the citizens of our city. The Association was founded back in 1935 with the objective of maintaining a relief fund for the protection, care, and relief of its members. Since its founding 83 years ago, the objectives of the Association have expanded.

Recognizing the importance of maintaining a close relationship with the community we serve, members of our Association reach out to improve and sustain our community with both volunteer support and financial assistance.

Join us as we make our city a better place to live. The RPOA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Latest News

  • Support Officer Vella & His Family
    On the evening of Saturday, February 19, 2022, the Huntington Beach Police Department helicopter, HB-1, was responding to a priority call when it crashed into the waters off Newport Beach with two officers on board. Both officers were pulled from...
  • Huntington Beach Line of Duty Death
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Huntington Beach Police Department and the family of fallen Officer Nicholas Vella who was lost in a tragic helicopter crash.  Another officer was injured in the crash and we wish him a swift recovery.
  • RPOA and Pink Ribbon Place join forces to battle cancer!
    All, Let me start by offering a warm hello and I hope this message finds you in good health and spirits! The RPOA has partnered with Pink Ribbon Place for this year’s cancer walk. The walk will be held on October 16th throughout the day from...

Mission Statement


The Riverside Police Officers’ Association is dedicated to promoting and protecting members’ rights through strong representation and improving their safety and quality of life. The RPOA is committed to improving and sustaining its local community and reaches out to their community with both volunteer support and financial assistance.

The Riverside Police Officers’ Association is built upon a foundation of unity, integrity and leadership. Our purpose is to provide the highest quality and most effective representation for our members and to ensure that their interests and safety are protected. We will be a leader and active participant in labor issues on the local, state and national levels and shall provide a credible and effective voice in the legislative and political arenas. The Riverside Police Officers’ Association will perform in a manner that brings credit to and reflects favorably upon professional law enforcement and the community that our members serve.

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