The Lee's Summit Police Officers Association Political Action Committee exists to engage in the electoral process as private citizens. The men and women of the LSPOA are in a unique position to observe the City and to provide input that would hopefully be meaningful to our members and to the citizens of Lee's Summit.
The LSPOA and it's PAC participate in the process as a private organization and is not affiliated in any official capacity with the City of Lee's Summit, MO or the Lee's Summit Police Department.
Our right to participate in political activity is protected by the U.S. Constitution and the Lee's Summit City Charter.
The City of Lee's Summit, Missouri City Charter states:
Section 14.3. Political Activity.
All employees may exercise their rights as private citizens to express opinions and, if a qualified voter of the city, to vote in any municipal election. Political affiliation, participation or contribution shall not be considered in making any city employment decision. No city officer, committee, authority, board or commission member, or employee shall use official authority or official influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election to a Lee's Summit city office or any ballot proposition. No city officer, committee, authority, board or commission member, or employee shall directly or indirectly coerce or command a city employee to pay, lend or contribute anything of value to a committee, organization, agency or person for the political or electoral purposes of any candidate for Lee's Summit city office or any ballot proposition.
Download a full copy of the Lee' Summit, MO City Charter HERE