Welcome to the Shades of Blue Police Association
Committed to Excellence
Happy 1st Anniversary
Shades of Blue!
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.
Develop enough courage to stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.
Shades in Action
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
Inspiring Minds visit
V.P K.G Thornton (SBPA) visits Inspiring minds program in Youngstown Ohio and does some art work with the kids.
DINGERS FOR DIVITO
SHADES OF BLUE BASEBALL TEAM PLAYING TO HELP OUR BROTHER TONY DIVITO IN HIS CANCER BATTLE.
Shades of Blue Historical Fact
William B Lindsay
William B Lindsay was the first black State Trooper in Indiana in 1941.
Shades of Blue founding members
Ronnie Casey Jr.
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.
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 reserves. Kent has also been a high school football coach for the past 29 years. He also teaches youth swimming.
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.
MAHONING CO SHERIFF
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.
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.
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.