MAP members are being asked to contact their legislators today to oppose legislation introduced Tuesday, Nov. 27 to increase the cost to public employees for their healthcare. HB 6531 from State Rep. Lower and SB 1209 from Sen. Pavlov were introduced to amend the Publicly Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act by dropping the hard cap down to $12,500.

MAP encourages its members to call the following offices immediately to express their opposition to this lame duck legislation.

Rep. Lower: (517) 373-0834
Speaker Leonard: (517) 373-1778
Sen. Pavlov: (517) 373-7708
Sen. Majority Leader Meekhof: (517) 373-6920

Michigan Association of Police Organizations (MAPO) has issued their 2018 candidate and proposal endorsements for the General Election Tuesday, Nov. 6.

As of Thursday, Nov. 1, the latest polls have:

  • Debbie Stabenow with a 14 point lead over John James for U.S. Senate.
  • Gretchen Whitmer with an 11 point lead over Bill Schuette for Governor.
  • Dana Nessel with a 9 point lead over Tom Leonard for Attorney General.
  • Jocelyn Benson with a 7 point lead over Mary Treder Lang for Secretary of State.
  • Proposal 1 - Legalizing Recreational Marijuana - YES 55 percent, NO 40 percent.
  • Proposal 2 - Eliminating Gerrymandering - YES 57 percent, NO 39 percent.
  • Proposal 3 - Election Reform - YES 57 percent, NO 38 percent.

MAP members are encouraged to get out and vote! Click here for the MAPO 2018 General Election Endorsements.

All Local Executive Board Members and Local Stewards are encouraged to register now to attend a series of free Grievance Seminars being held on Fridays at the MAP Office.

The Seminars, being conducted by MAP Executive Director Fred Timpner, will provide valuable information on key grievance issues.Seminars on Aug. 24 and Oct. 19, 2018 will focus on Discipline. Contract Interpretation will be discussed at the Seminar on Sept. 21, 2018. All Seminars begin at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served. Details can be found on the website Calendar.

Grievance Seminars are limited to 12 persons on a first-come basis. Please contact Julie Palmquist at (248) 509-7158, ext. 231 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible to make reservations.

The Detroit Tigers and Major League Baseball have teamed up with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to show our appreciation for the men and women of Michigan who serve as law enforcement officers, corrections officers, public safety and first responders.cut

Your Detroit Tigers and the Memorial Fund invite you, your friends, family and the general public to join us on Sunday August 12, 2018 as a second Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Comerica Park was added due to popular demand.

Discounted Ticket Packages start at just $31.00 and each ticket includes a limited edition Detroit Tigers Law Enforcement Challenge Coin and a $10.00 donation to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund:

Click here to buy discounted tickets.

For groups of 15 or more please contact Betsy Bouillon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Note*: This is a discounted ticket package only, no pregame ceremony or recognition will be taking place at this event.

Enjoy a day of golfing with refreshments and lunch on the course, followed by a steak dinner, all while benefitting local scholars during the 28th Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Links of Novi.

This year, at least $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded on behalf of the fund for continued education. Since the fund's establishment, over $115,000 in GOLF3123scholarships have been awarded.

Reservations are accepted on first-come first-serve basis for the 18-hole outing with golf carts provided. The cost is $110 for individuals or $440 for a foursome. Thank you to our continued sponsors, who help make this event a success every year. Those wishing to sponsor a hole may do so for $250 by completing the sponsorship form.

Gifts and prizes worth over $4,000 will be given out. Prize donations are welcomed and all donations are tax deductible.

Click here for more information and to print registration and sponsorship form, which are due by May 21, 2018.

Proceeds from the golf outing are used for the direct funding of the Michigan Association of Police (MAP), Michigan Association of Public Employees (MAPE), and Michigan Association of Fire Fighters (MAFF) Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund was established in honor of Carl Parsell, a pioneer of the law enforcement union movement, who passed away in October 1990.

For more information, contact the MAP office at (248) 509-7158.