TPOA General News
Tony Blauer's philosophy and mission has remained constant since 1979. He has always searched for a better way. He has not tried to perpetuate a style; instead he has tried to educate an international community on the importance of psychology, fear management and behaviorally sound tactics.
In the month of August, anyone can find a course to make themselves and their loved ones safer.
CrossFit Defense Athlete Course - Pensacola, FL - August 15, 2015
CrossFitters train for the unknown and unknowable, but elite fitness does not guarantee personal safety. If CrossFit is the study of humanRead more ...
The Torrance Police Officers' Association has launched it's annual 2015 Fundraising Campaign! Please support our officers, assist the families of fallen officers, and our community by supporting the TPOA. Please click the “Donate” tab above to show your support!
This Direct Mail program will be mailed to most residences throughout our jurisdiction. This is an official and authorized program being conducted exclusively by the Torrance Police Officers….
Ian Maier felt the heat against his uniform. Fire and black smoke surrounded him as he reached into the burning car for the trapped woman. He could smell the scent of his singed arm hair.
The Torrance police officer had been on the job just two months.
“I could feel her in my hands that I had her,” Maier recalled. “At that point there is no turning away.”
Maier, assisted by five fellow Torrance officers, managed to extract the driver from her car just before flames engulfed it. Although badly burned, the woman survived.
Maier was honored with a South Bay Medal of Valor for his role in theRead more ...