Jacky Parks, president of the Fresno Police Officers Association, leaves the dais after presenting the Fresno City Council with concerns about the Police Department budget during 2013 budget hearings. Parks, who has been Fresno’s police union president for almost 12 years – twice as long as anyone else who has ever held the job – will not seek reelecton to a seventh term this fall.
Jacky Parks, president of the Fresno Police Officers Association, leaves the dais after presenting the Fresno City Council with concerns about the Police Department budget during 2013 budget hearings. Parks, who has been Fresno’s police union president for almost 12 years – twice as long as anyone else who has ever held the job – will not seek reelecton to a seventh term this fall. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
Jacky Parks, president of the Fresno Police Officers Association, leaves the dais after presenting the Fresno City Council with concerns about the Police Department budget during 2013 budget hearings. Parks, who has been Fresno’s police union president for almost 12 years – twice as long as anyone else who has ever held the job – will not seek reelecton to a seventh term this fall. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file
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Fresno police union head Parks stepping down after 12 years

August 08, 2016 4:26 PM

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