Welcome to Kern LEA

The Kern Law Enforcement Association (KLEA) would like to welcome you to our website. The Kern Law Enforcement Association (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 Sheriff's and District Attorney Investigators. We promote, foster, and encourage the welfare and social relations between our members and the community.

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About Kern LEA

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

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From The President

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

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Charities We Support

Every year the Kern LEA donates time and money to numerous charities, groups and organizations locally and globally.

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally sh...