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Peer Support Training
From February 2, 2020 to February 5, 2020 multiple members of the BCCOA attended a 24-Hour Peer Support training. Both mental health and personal wellness are very important within the first responder community and the BCCOA recognizes it. The training went over various strategies to help support their peers within the BCCOA and within the wider first responder community. Those who attended the training were made more familiar with available resources that they can utilize within the area t...

Anniversary of the Oroville Dam Crisis
We are coming up on the three year anniversary of the Oroville Dam crisis. It is a time to think about and reflect upon the acts of heroics conducted by those members of the Butte County Correctional Officers Association. On February 7, 2017, the main spillway of the Oroville Dam was damaged. The California Department of Water Resources stopped the water release of the main spillway in an attempt to assess the damage and come up with a plan on how to address it. Continuing rain and water ru...

Internet And Website Safety Tips
Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others.Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and passwords.Do not us...