PBA provides full-time and retained attorneys to handle your discipline cases, as well as your decertification cases before the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
PBA provides an attorney to represent you at the scene of an on-duty shooting or serious injury.
Legal Defense: Shootings/Serious Accidents
If you are involved in a duty-related shooting incident, an on-duty vehicle crash or other accident which results in a serious injury to another person, Florida PBA will provide an attorney “on-scene” to assist in any internal, criminal investigation or questioning about the incident.
Civil Suits/Criminal Actions:
PBA provides an attorney if you are named as a defendant in any civil or criminal action arising out of your duties as a law enforcement officer.
PBA DEATH AND DISABILITY PLAN:
Effective June 1, 2015
This is a program free to members, which provides death or catastrophic disability benefits to the member, spouse or dependent children when the member is killed or suffers a catastrophic injury in the line of duty.
On June 1, 2022, death benefit payment increased to a maximum of $75,000 and catastrophic injury benefit payment increased to a maximum of $30,000.
Please contact the PBA at 1-800-733-3722 for more information.
PBA maintains a professional staff of lobbyists to aid in obtaining legislation beneficial to law enforcement and corrections officers and support personnel.
Newsletters are published on a regular basis to keep you up-to-date on the latest issues concerning departmental rule changes, contract negotiations, legislation and your legislators, not to mention member feedback and editorials.
Members can reach PBA representatives by calling our toll-free number 24 hours a day, seven days a week 1-800-733-FPBA (3722).