Welcome to the Shades of Blue Police Association

Committed to Excellence

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Happy 1st Anniversary

Shades of Blue!

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About

Our mission is to bridge the gap between policing ideology, and our community's reality.

 

SHADE OF BLUE SPOTLIGHT

The children of Inspiring Minds

The children of Inspiring minds along with the members of the Shades of Blue took the time out of there weekend to participate in scenarios involving police stops and procedures.  This is the first part in educating the youth on how the legal system works.

Shades of blue and Inspiring Minds
 
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SBPA Police Academy Scholarship

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Develop enough courage to stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.

Maya Angelou

 
 

Shades in Action

SHADES OF BLUE IN THE COMMUNITY
SHADES OF BLUE IN THE COMMUNITY
Welcoming New Members
WELCOME DOUGIE!
Shades getting ready for Trunk or Treat!
Trunk or Treat!
New Shades of Blue join the fun!
WE ARE THE SHADES OF BLUE!
IT'S SUPER MAYOR AND THE GHOST BUSTERS
THAT'S A LOT OF CANDY!
THE SHADES OF BLUE AND SUPER MAYOR!
CAN YOU SAY 1ST PLACE!
THAT'S HOW IT'S DONE!
SHADES SELFIE TIME!
Raffle day
Winner
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Raffle winners!!
Shades visit Inspiring Minds
Founders celebrating Malik's 50th birthday
DINGERS FOR DIVITO
Mj and Dar at the 1yr celebration
We did it ! First year down
 
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Donate to The SBPA

  • Donations to the Shades of Blue Police Association will be used for.

  • Scholarship Funding for the Ohio Basic Police Academy.

  • Community events.

 
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Contact Us!

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Shades News

 
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Scholarships Diversify YSU- Jambar

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WINNERS OF THE 500$ GROCERY GIVE A WAY RAFFLE !

Shades of Blue President Ronnnie Casey and Secretary officer MJ Greene stand with Pastor Simon and  congratulate the winners of our food give a way raffle T. Page and T. Cochrane of New Bethel Baptist Church located in Youngstown,Ohio

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Inspiring Minds visit

V.P K.G Thornton (SBPA) visits Inspiring minds program in Youngstown Ohio and does some art work with the kids.

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DINGERS FOR DIVITO

SHADES OF BLUE BASEBALL TEAM PLAYING TO HELP OUR BROTHER TONY DIVITO IN HIS CANCER BATTLE.

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Shades of Blue Historical Fact

William B Lindsay

William B Lindsay was the first black State Trooper in Indiana in 1941.

 

            SBPA VIDEO 

 
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Shades of Blue founding members

 

Ronnie Casey Jr.

President

Ronnie Casey Jr. is the President and  a founding member of the Shades of Blue. Preceded in the department  by his grandfather and uncle he became a 3rd generation Deputy Sheriff at the Mahoning Co. Sheriff Department starting in 1997.  Ronnie is a part time Youngstown State University Police officer and a certified weapons instructor.  In the community Ronnie is a Football coach on the youth and high school levels for over 20 years.  

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K.G Thornton

Vice President

Kent is the Vice President and  a founding member of The Shades of Blue.  Having started in 1990 Kent is a 30 year veteran of the Mahoning Co. Sheriff Dept  Kent is also a part time officer with the Youngstown State University Police Dept.  In the community Kent is an 18 year veteran of The U.S Marines and the U.S Air Force reservesKent has also been a high school football coach for the past 29 years.  He also teaches youth swimming.

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M.J Greene

Recording Secretary Officer

Mary Jane is a founding member of the Shades of Blue and a 20 year veteran of the Mahoning Co. Sheriff Dept having joined in 2000.  Mary Jane was motivated by her father Clarence "Juice" Greene  and his service with the Youngstown Police Department to become a 2nd generation BLEO. In the community Mary Jane is a member of the Cardinal Mooney Minority Alumni Council.

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J. Johnson

Treasurer Officer

MAHONING CO SHERIFF

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Malik Mostella

Parlimentarian Officer

Malik Mostella is the Parlimentarian officer and one of the founding members of the Shades of Blue. Malik is a 20 veteran of the Youngstown Police Dept.  He is a negotiator for the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team.  He is currently  the community liaison officer for the Chief of Police through planning and training. In the community Malik is a Track coach for the Youngstown Striders starting in 1997. Currently he coaches track for Ursuline High School  and also coaches High School football locally for the past 23 years.

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Kenneth Bledsoe

Information Officer

Kenneth Bledsoe is a founding member of the Shades of Blue and the Information Officer. Kenny is a 26 year veteran of the Mahoning Co. Sheriff Dept. Kenny is a part time officer with The Youngstown State University Police Dept.

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Will Harris

Public Relations officer

Since joining Shades of Blue Police Association, Max Johnson has played a crucial role in the continued success of the business. Their exceptional skill set, true passion and creativity has inspired massive growth.

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MAHONING CO SHERIFF DEPT

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Gear up with the Shades of Blue!

Shades of Blue fundraiser

A portion of all sales goes to the Shades of Blue Scholarship fund.  Gear up with The Shades of Blue!

 
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Make the world a safer place.  Cover your face!