The Missouri Probation and Parole Officers Association (MPPOA) is a Professional Organization Working in the Interest and Welfare of Probation and Parole Officers and the Criminal Justice System. The Missouri Probation and Parole Officers Association is a non-profit, benevolent, professional, and fraternal organization established to preserve or improve the overall well being of its members.

In order to achieve our mission members of this Association will make every effort to

  • promote and protect the welfare and safety of our members and our families, through legislation, education, and financial assistance.
  • improve working conditions of employment.
  • promote the interest and welfare of the Criminal Justice System and its employees by exchange of information, appropriate legislation and professional assistance.
  • make every effort to adhere to our promise to protect the community by supervision and treatment of offenders.
  • maintain allegiance to Professional standards and the laws of this State and the United States.

 

I. Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Events
  • Link to Google Calendar here

II. Membership Information

There shall be two classes of membership Active and Associate

  • Active membership shall be any regularly appointed member of Missouri Division of Probation and Parole defined in Section 1. Supervisory staff shall have no special privilege. No member shall be discriminated against on account of race, creed, or sex.
  • Associate memberships shall consist of all other employees of the Missouri Department of Corrections, members of the criminal justice system, attorneys, treatment providers, and other persons or organizations whose goals are consistent with that of the Missouri Probation and Parole Officers Association.

 

Download Membership Application (.pdf)

 

III. Recent Newsletters

  • 1st Quarter newsletter
  • 2nd Quarter newsletter
  • 3rd Quarter newsletter
  • 4th Quarter newsletter
  • Archived newsletters

IV. Merchandise

The Missouri Probation and Parole Officers Association (MPPOA) is a Professional Organization Working in the Interest and Welfare of Probation and Parole Officers and the Criminal Justice System.

MPPOA is a grass roots organization that is run and governed by the membership. It depends on the active participation of the members for its success. MPPOA was incorporated under the laws of the State of Missouri on January 14, 1994.

Officers:

 

  • President William Sifford, District 08N

  • Vice President- Ben Barbour, District 25

  • Secretary- Samantha Vaughn, District 08E

  • Treasurer- John Buck, District 08C

 

Download a copy of MPPOA By-laws

 

 

Awards

In 2007 the Missouri Probation and Parole Officers Association established the Officer of the Year Award. The award is to be presented annually to an Officer or Supervisor that exhibits those traits and characteristics which we all strive for: Dedication, Hard Work, Integrity and Perseverance. Nominations can be submitted by any fellow staff member but do have to be signed in order for the Board to obtain follow up information.

 

Award Application

 

Nominee First Name:Last Name:

Address

Phone:

Job Title:

Time in Position:

 

Professional Organizations:

 

Describe in detail why this person should be considered for an award:

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities

 

In 2007 MPPOA decided to establish two scholarships to be awarded on an annual basis. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist officers and their families in their pursuit of a higher education. Scholarship details are included on the application forms.

 

Member Scholarship Application

 

Eligibility

  • Student must be a MPPOA member
  • Student must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two or four-year college or university or enroll in an accredited graduate program (Scholarships are $1000 per year and will be awarded in May
  • Enrolled students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Application Procedure

  • Complete and return MPPOA Scholarship Application Form post marked no later than April 15th.
  • Include official college/university transcript through fall term for those already enrolled.
  • Include two letters of recommendation.
  • Include essay question response (maximum 250 words, single page, typed, double-spaced) to the following question. Describe your career goals and how completion of your degree will help you achieve your career goals with the Department of Corrections.

First Name:

Last Name:

Address:

(cont.)

City: State:Zip:

Phone: E-mail:

 

Title or Position:

Name of Institution or District Office:

 

Extracurricular Activities and Professional Organizations:

 

Name of College you plan to attend:

Degree you are seeking:

 

Please ensure additional related documents are sent to PO Box 140198, St. Louis, MO. 63114 post marked by April 15th.

 

Childrens Scholarship Application

Eligibility

  • Student must be the son or daughter of a MPPOA member
  • Student must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two or four-year college or university or enrolled in an accredited graduate program
  • First-time freshmen must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5; enrolled students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Application Procedure

  • Complete and return MPPOA Scholarship Application Form
  • Include official high school transcript through fall term of senior year or an official college university transcript through fall term for those already enrolled Include copy of SAT or ACT score (first-time freshman only)
  • Include two letters of recommendation (at least one letter must be from a teacher)
  • Include essay question response (maximum 250 words; one-page, typed, doublespaced): Describe your career goals and what this scholarship means to the completion of your undergraduate or graduate education.
  • Please complete the following (Incomplete applications will not be considered):

First Name:

Last Name:

Address:

(cont.)

City: State:Zip:

Phone: E-mail:

 

Extracurricular Activities and Professional Organizations:

 

Name of College you plan to attend:

Parent Name and title or position:

 

Name of Institution or District Office:

 

Please ensure additional related documents are sent to PO Box 140198, St. Louis, MO. 63114 post marked by April 15th.

 

 

 

We would like to hear from you. Please feel free to contact MPPOA via U.S. Mail at P.O. Box 140198 St. Louis, Missouri 63114 or e-mail us directly using the form below (all fields are required) . . .

 

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