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Professional Organization State Sheriff Empl.

Phone: (808) 375-1655 View Additional Phone Numbers PO Box 2951, Honolulu, HI 96802 ! There is an alert on Professional Organization State Sheriff Empl. !

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Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of No Rating. The reason is as follows:

  • This business has no rating because it is out of business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Additional Complaint Information

The Bureau requested information from the company regarding its solicitation, however the company did not respond. The questions asked were: 1 Are donations to your organization tax deductible? 2 Of the moneys donated to your organization, what percentages will go toward the cost of publishing the magazine; what percentage will go toward administration costs of your organization; and what percentage will go toward the stated goals of your organization? 3 The first issue of the Hawaii's Most Wanted Magazine distributed 10,000 free copies statewide. A free copy was made available to all advertisers, how many went to schools and how many were distributed on each island? 4 Based on your solicitations, the stated goal of your organization is to represent your organization in labor and other related matters. Where would you be representing your organization? Does this representation take the form of labor negotiations, and/or legislative lobbying or some other representation? 5 Is your organization the publisher and owner of the Hawaii's Most Wanted Magazine? 6 This is the second issue of the Hawaii's Most Wanted Magazine, material received by callers have indicated that you are either the sponsor of the second issue, and or both the first and second issues. Are either accurate? 7 What is available date of the second edition? 8 Does your organization have any members that are presently active State of Hawaii law enforcement officers? If yes, how many? 9 Of the moneys collected from advertisers in the magazine, what percentages will go toward the cost of publishing the magazine; what percentage will go toward administration costs of your organization; and what percentage will go toward administration costs of your organization; and what percentage will go toward the stated goals of your organization?

Comment from the State of Hawaii's, sheriff Division: The State of Hawaii Sheriff Division of the Department of Public Safety in a February 24, 1999 letter to the Bureau stated that it "has never been affiliated with this organization known as the Sheriff's Posse. Neither has our agency ever requested or received monies through donations and or solicitations."

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Professional Organization State Sheriff Empl.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 08, 1998 Business started: 12/07/1998 Business started locally: 12/07/1998
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

State of Hawaii Department of Taxation
PO Box 1425, Honolulu HI 96806
Phone Number: (808) 587-4242
The number is 10610980.

Business Management
Mr. Richard S. Andrade, President Ms. Helen L. Castillon, Secretary Mr. John M. Kamana Jr., Vice President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Richard S. Andrade, President
Business Category

Non Profit Organizations - General Membership

Alternate Business Names
Out of Business

Consumers, who prepaid with credit cards for the services that have not been provided by this company, should contact their credit card companies to dispute the charges if they have not already received their refunds. If refunds cannot be obtained through credit card companies, consumers may also want to contact the State of Hawaii's Consumer Resource Center at 808-586-2653 or at, or Small Claims Court at 808-538-5151.


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
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Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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