The New England Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce that the Aquinnah Police Officers Association (APOA) has signed an affiliation agreement with the organization. After a Union talking with the NEPBA leadership team, the APOA decided to have an internal election to determine if the membership would like to affiliate with fastest growing law enforcement labor organization in New England. The election by the membership happen at the beginning of the month and APOA elected to affiliate with New England PBA effective July 1, 2021. All of us at NEBPA welcome the men and women from Aquinnah Police Officers Association
The Aquinnah Police Officers Association is the first local the New England Police Benevolent Association will be representing on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard but hopes to continue to expand on the Island.
New England PBA Massachusetts State Director Sean R. McArdle stated; “All the Police Officers at Aquinnah Police Department are the utmost professionals and the decision of the Officers to affiliate with a professional all law enforcement organization like New England PBA is obviously the right choice. I am extremely proud to be representing the men and women of the Aquinnah Police Department and our organization is looking forward to providing them with the services and representation they so deserve.”
New England PBA Executive Director Jerry Flynn called the election, “a great day for the hard working and dedicated members of the Aquinnah Police Officers Association, who clearly want to be represented by a law enforcement union who respects and understands the needs of police officers.”