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.
III. Recent Newsletters
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.
President- Tara Boyer, District 17
Vice President- Ben Barbour, District 25
Secretary- Samantha Vaughn, District 08N
Treasurer- John Buck, District 08C
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.
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
- 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
- Complete and return MPPOA Scholarship Application Form by the 2nd week of May.
- 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.
Childrens Scholarship Application
- 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
- 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):
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) . . .