The Western Arizona Law Enforcement Association (WALEA), is a consortium of various law enforcement agencies from Mohave, La Paz and Yuma counties.  Through WALEA, these agencies are able to pool their resources in an effort to provide in-service training, as well as basic recruit and public safety communicator training to the western region of the state.  The WALEA association governs the Western Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy (WALETA), which operates as a live-in stress basic training academy for law enforcement recruits, as well as a training center for public safety communicators.  The WALEA board consists of a president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.  The current board members are as follows:


President: Chief Rusty Cooper with the Kingman Police Department


Vice President: Chief Michael Bailey with the Parker Police Department


Treasurer: Captain Kirk Cesena with the Lake Havasu City Police Department