“Welcome …”

The LAPD Wives Association is for women married to LAPD officers — active, retired or who have reached the “end of watch.” As Police Wives we experience emotions that other wives don’t; we have fears that other wives don’t; we deal with shift changes and periods of single parenting and lonely holidays. Our husbands are often stressed

“About Us …”

The LAPD Wives Association is about ALL of us — every member and her loved ones. The Association’s Creed is simple: We are committed to the success and prosperity of LAPD wives in their roles as “hidden” partners. We will speak honestly and use good business ethics. We are compassionate, strong, courageous, and resourceful. We will share what we

“Frequently Asked Questions”

Frequently Asked Questions: When was the LAPD Wives Association started? The idea for the Association was conceived in the Spring of 2005. We held our first meeting on August 18th, 2005. Who is invited to attend monthly Association meetings? Anyone who has interest in the Association and its goals is welcome to attend our monthly meetings —

“Our Mentors”

Our Mentors will be profiled in this section on a rotating basis. They have “wife” experience they are willing to share. Feel free to email them and get to know them. They are here for all of us! Hi, I’m Alice — My husband and I were married in 1974, and he joined the Department in 1977.

“Our Directors”

Our Executive Directors: Name Contact Lynn C. Email Alice S. Email Andrea J. Email Our Geographical Area Directors: Name Area Directors Contact Shannan C. Antelope Valley Members Email Shannan Sandy K. Kern County Members Email Sandy Debra M. Los Angeles Area Members Email Debra Lydia M./Daveda B. Santa Clarita Valley Members Email Lydia or Email Daveda

“Daily Devotional”

Police wives have faith that our husbands will return to us at the end of the day. It may be faith in God’s protection, faith that our husbands will make the right decision, faith in the Department and the training it provides … or all of the above. Below is a daily devotion from “Faith

“Membership”

Consider joining the Association. As a Member … You’ll receive e-mail notifications of upcoming activities. You’ll have access to our online forum. You’ll have early registration options for limited space activities. We won’t solicit you, phone you or give out your information to any source without your permission. The membership fee is a $30.00 one time fee. Attendance at three events is

“Upcoming Activities”

Please check the events section on Facebook Upcoming Activities: Ongoing — Wives & Kids Pizza Nights – check the forum Date TBA — Cooking Class Date TBA — Overnight Retreat

“Articles & Links”

Police Suicide Foundation — Be prepared as this site can upset your day. As a group, we will be addressing the issue of police suicide on an ongoing basis. We plan to provide as much training as possible so we can all learn to recognize the symptoms and practice prevention. West Coast Post Trauma Retreat

“How Can We Help You?”

According to the Police Stress Unit: “Despite all the attention paid to the stress of a police officer’s job, the fact is, that the most intense and potentially destructive stress an officer faces, involves his or her own family conflicts. The disruptive effects of stress which arise in encounters on the streets are occasional and