Badge & Gun: March 2015
THE HPOU NEGOTIATED ANOTHER BENEFICIAL CONTRACT for Houston police officers through the use of a time-tested method that inspired determination from both sides to get the job done without emotional conflicts and petty events.
HPOU honored Officer C. Weiche of Midwest Patrol as Patrol Officer of the Month at the February general membership meeting.
Officer Horacio Pineda of the Robbery Division was named Investigator of the Month in the HPOU’s February general membership meeting.
As the latest edition of the iconic Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo comes to fore, a dedicated group of bidders whose auction victories help further the education of agriculture-inspired teenagers all over the Texas Gulf Coast is loaded for bear – er – pig!
If you were to ask, each of the Leatherwood twins would admit that their lengthy HPD careers as the Department’s first set of twin officers doesn’t quite have the necessary drama to make it to Hollywood.
An HPD officer who founded 713 Ministries has returned to his childhood stomping ground to partner with community crusaders to sponsor a computer lab and organized sports, fine arts and field trips aimed at better educating low-income adults and children.
We should applaud our brother and sister officers of the Missouri City Police Department for taking the time and money to put Quanell X through shoot-don’t-shoot training.
George Dewey Edwards was born near the small East Texas town of Rusk on April 25, 1899. His actual home place was around the community of Sardis, where his parents and other extended families all lived and farmed. George attended school there and when World War I broke out, he served his country honorably in the United States Army. He came home safely after serving eighteen months in France.
Dr. Stephen Tate took the reins at Psychological Services following the retirement of Dr. Verdi Lethermon. Our new police administrator is a former minister, the recipient of a doctorate in psychology from Wheaton College Graduate School and a father of five.
Here are the latest HPD family obituaries.
Here are the latest Thank You Notes to the HPOU.