Denver PPA
Welcome to the Denver PPA

Member Benefits

THE DENVER POLICE PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION would encourage all officers to examine the actual costs and benefits of joining the DPPA. The Association is exclusive to Denver police officers, championing only the needs of its membership; working on issues exclusive to Denver police only, bringing skills and experience benefiting the organization.

Your membership in the PPA entitles you to, but is not necessarily limited to:

• Exclusive collective bargaining agent by Charter
• A vote on all collective bargaining contracts
• Representative in regular meetings with City Council regarding DPD issues
• Representative monthly meetings with the Chief of Police
• Experienced representation for Conduct Review Board cases
• Access to the DPPA Relief Fund for financial assistance due to unforeseen hardships (only available to PPA members)
• Representation/sitting Board members on the Denver Police Retiree Health Fund Board, DAG committee, Denver Police Officers Foundation, Police Activities League Board (PAL), Civil Service Commission liaison, COPS   Committee, and health insurance liaison with Human Resources and the City
• Retiree health fund supplemental income upon retirement
• Longevity funds for 25+ years of continued DPPA membership paid upon retirement from DPD
• In house legal counsel at the DPPA offices dedicated solely to DPPA members in all duty and non-duty related legal issues (and coverage can start as early as “a whisper in the hallway”) (only the PPA provides this          service at no charge)
• 24/7 legal coverage for all critical incidents (whether duty related or not)(only the PPA provides this service for non-duty related incidents at no charge)
• Legal representation for all IA investigations (whether duty related or not)(only the PPA provides this service for non-duty related incidents at no charge)
• Free legal consultation for all members for personal legal matters
• Legal representation in open records requests (only the PPA protects your interests in these requests and provides an attorney at no charge)
• Legal representation in all Subpoena Duces Tecum requests for personnel and Internal Affairs files (only the PPA protects your interests in these requests and provides an attorney at no charge)
• Onsite attorney at the PPA building
• Monitoring and/or active representation in all duty-related civil cases (no caps)(only the PPA provides representation in civil cases at no charge)
• Active representation in all duty-related administrative disciplinary appeals (no caps)(and at no charge)
• Active representation in all non-duty related administrative matters up to and through the Executive Director of Safety’s Order )(only the PPA provides this service for non-duty related incidents at no charge)
• Free preparation of estate planning documents, including, but not limited to wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and durable medical powers of attorney
• Full time DPPA lobbyist for City, State, and POST lobbying, and running of bills, i.e., PBOR
• Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) monitoring
• Safe Drive (provides free transportation home after a special evening of celebration(only the PPA provides this service)
• Scholarship Program (2015 $20,000.00 was available for qualifying members)(only available to sons, daughters, nieces or nephews of PPA members)
• Colonial Life Insurance
• Donation/assistance with district and bureau Christmas parties
• New gym equipment for stations/bureaus
• Merchandise store, with T-shirts, hats, cups, mugs, and the like
• 25 year anniversary dinner
• Annual PPA Christmas party (and free professional pictures with Santa)
• DPD Health Fair
• DPPA website (www.dppa.com) which provides up-to-date information on all the happenings of the DPPA, grievances, collective bargaining updates, fundraisers, athletic schedules, articles, programs, and important legal    issues affecting DPD.
• Up to 75 percent reduction for rental of the DPPA Event Center
• Special purchase deals on vehicles from Denver Suzuki (Sx4, Kizashi, and Grand Vitara) and Sill-Terhar Motors (Ford-Lincoln-Mercury, Volvo, Jaguar, Mazda, and Luxury Pre-Owned Aston-Martin)
• Partnership with Liberty Mutual for auto and homeowner’s insurance (percentage of policy premiums sold to DPPA members are donated to DPPA Relief Fund)
• Sponsored PPA athletics
• Free period wall calendars and pocket calendars and notebooks, pens, etc.
• Sympathy and congratulatory flowers and baskets for DPPA members and their families
• A vote on the officers serving on the DPPA Executive Board