Peace Officers Association of Ventura County

An association of all the law enforcement officers in Ventura County.

The goals of the POAVC are:

Interdepartmental Cooperation

Maintain cooperation, coordination and harmony in all interdepartmental activities.


Keep the Public Informed

Keep the public informed of the needs, methods and achievements of effective law enforcement.

Personal and Professional Relationships

Enjoy a close personal and professional relationship among and promote the general welfare of all peace officers.

Crime Detection and Efficiency

Ensure the speedy detection of crime.

Crime Prevention Programs

Sponsor county wide crime prevention programs.

Share Knowledge and Experience

Share knowledge, experience and skill in all phases of police work.


And, to inspire each other to greater effort and realization of our common goal – the highest possible protection of the lives, liberty and property of all the people.

Join us for the 2017 Medal of Valor Awards

Join us as we honor acts of bravery, heroism and service by department personnel and community citizens.  Join us in recognizing these exemplary individuals and organizations at the POAVC’s Medal of Valor Awards Ceremony.

Event Details


Randy Watkins President |  805-794-1570

Jeremy Paris Vice-President | 805-797-7105

The POAVC is a non-profit organization.  All board members serve as volunteers.  No taxpayer dollars are used to fund the activities of the POAVC.