Welcome to KLEA


Kern Law Enforcement Association (KLEA) would like to welcome you to our website. KLEA was established in 1974 to protect the interests of all Kern County Deputy Sheriffs and District Attorney Investigators.

KLEA is the recognized bargaining unit for over 500 Deputy Sheriffs and District Attorney Investigators. We promote, foster and encourage the welfare and social relations between our members and the community.

About KLEA

Kern Law Enforcement Association (KLEA) was established in 1974 to protect the interests of Kern.

From The President

On behalf of KLEA, I would like to welcome you to the official website for Kern Law Enforcement Association.

Charities We Support

Every year KLEA donates time and money to numerous charities, groups and organizations locally and globally.

Latest News & Events


9/11 Letter
So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments[...]
Why Politics Matters
Officers Need Help (from you)!!! For most of us, including those in law enforcement, politics is a dirty word and[...]
National Police Week honored 135 fallen
In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This[...]
55th National Police Week
May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our[...]
Kern County Businesses we need your help
Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we[...]
Business Networking Mixer
Join us for a Business Networking Mixer. Thursday April 20th 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Appetizers and Drinks KLEA Business[...]

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