2018

Enjoy a day of golfing with refreshments and lunch on the course, followed by a steak dinner, all while benefitting local scholars during the 28th Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Links of Novi.

This year, at least $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded on behalf of the fund for continued education. Since the fund's establishment, over $115,000 in GOLF3123scholarships have been awarded.

Reservations are accepted on first-come first-serve basis for the 18-hole outing with golf carts provided. The cost is $110 for individuals or $440 for a foursome. Thank you to our continued sponsors, who help make this event a success every year. Those wishing to sponsor a hole may do so for $250 by completing the sponsorship form.

Gifts and prizes worth over $4,000 will be given out. Prize donations are welcomed and all donations are tax deductible.

Click here for more information and to print registration and sponsorship form, which are due by May 21, 2018.

Proceeds from the golf outing are used for the direct funding of the Michigan Association of Police (MAP), Michigan Association of Public Employees (MAPE), and Michigan Association of Fire Fighters (MAFF) Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund was established in honor of Carl Parsell, a pioneer of the law enforcement union movement, who passed away in October 1990.

For more information, contact the MAP office at (248) 509-7158.

 

All Local Executive Board Members and Local Stewards are encouraged to attend Grievance Seminars being held on Fridays at the MAP Office. The Seminars will provide valuable information on key grievance issues.

The Seminar on April 20, 2018 will focus on contract interpretation. Discipline will be discussed at the Seminar on May 18. Each Seminar begins at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served. Details can be found on the website Calendar.

These Seminars are limited to 12 persons on a first-come basis. Please contact Julie Palmquist at (248) 509-7158, ext. 231 as soon as possible to make reservations.

Thank you and good luck to all who applied for the 2018 Carl Parsell Scholarship. Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2018-19 school year.

In March and April, the Scholarship Selection Committee begins the selection process which is completed in May. Scholarship recipients will be notified of their status by the end of May 2018. Carl Parsell Scholarship winners will be formally recognized during the 28th Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Golf Outing on June 7, 2018.

Carl Parsell Scholarships may be used to cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees during the 2018-19 school year. Scholars may use the award to attend any United States accredited university, college, community college, junior college, two or four-year accredited degree-granting institution, or vocational training institution that grants a certification or license. Scholarship candidates must have completed a high school education or its equivalent, on or prior to June 30, 2018.

To date, $115,500 has been awarded in scholarship funds. Funds derived from The Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing determine the number of scholarships to be awarded annually. The maximum award available per student is $2,500. In July and August, The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund mails Scholarship checks to each Scholar’s college or university.

Mark your calendars! This year's Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing has been set for Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Links of Novi.

Please check back for registration and more information in April.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, National Police Week. National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. Listed below are the events planned at the national level in Washington D.C. as well as Michigan's Peace Officers' Candlelight Memorial Service. Many events will take place before the official dates of Police Week in 2018.

May 7 — Michigan

Monday, May 7: 25th Annual Michigan Peace Officers’ Candlelight Memorial Service — 7 p.m. east steps of Lansing State Capitol, 100 North Capitol Avenue. Contact Denise Scarbrough, Michigan Concerns of Police Survivors President at (877) 464-2677 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 39th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service — 11:30 a.m. in front of the Memorial Fountain, 300 Indiana Ave., NW. The FOP Auxiliary will host a luncheon at DC FOP Lodge after service. Those interested in volunteering or attending the service, email Patty Sucato at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

May 13-19 — Washington D.C.

Tuesday, May 1: 24th Annual Blue Mass — 12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, NW (10th & G Streets). Call (202) 347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org

Saturday, May 5: 27th Annual Corrections Officers’ Wreath Laying Ceremony & Honor Guard Competition — 10 a.m.-noon at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Honoring Corrections Personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. www.mwcog.org or contact Tim Schaible at (443) 467-2021 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday, May 7: 39th Annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service — 11:30 a.m. in front of the Memorial Fountain, 300 Indiana Ave., NW. The FOP Auxiliary will host a luncheon at DC FOP Lodge, 711 4th St. NW after service. Those interested in volunteering or attending the service, email Patty Sucato at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..