The Houston Police Officers’ Union has endorsed St. Rep. Sylvester Turner for mayor of the City of Houston. After considering other candidates in the mayor’s race, HPOU President Ray Hunt said choosing to endorse Turner was easy for the police officers because of his long track record on public safety issues.
"For over 25 years, Rep. Turner has been a leader in our community, taking on the tough issues," said Hunt. "Rep. Turner puts public safety first. We know he will work with the men and women of the Houston Police Department and every Houstonian to keep our city safe."
"Thank you, Houston Police Officers, for placing your confidence in me," said Rep. Turner. "We will work in partnership to keep crime, drugs and gangs out of our neighborhoods and inspire a new spirit of trust between the community and those who put their lives on the line to protect us."
During his time in the Texas Legislature, Rep. Turner has been a respected leader in Houston and has always been a staunch supporter of public safety. For more information on Turner, please visit www.sylvesterturner.comRead More
Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) and the City of Humble will host an inaugural Police Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:00am on Monday, May 11, 2015 in special recognition of those Texas law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
May 11 – 15, 2015 marks National Police Week, and communities across the nation will hold similar memorial ceremonies honor local, state and federal law enforcement officers for their tireless dedication and to remember those we have lost in fulfillment of their duties. Every day, these brave men and women put on their uniform, pin on their badge and put themselves in harm's way. With their service, comes risk and sacrifice. When the outlaws--the drug dealers, child molesters, wife beaters, robbers, bandits, murderers and street terrorists--threaten our communities, peace officers are the first ones to track them down. We are grateful year-round for their service, and we take one week each year to thank them for all that they do to keep our communities, families and property safe.
Peace officers have protected Americans for over 200 years, but our nation has formally recognized their service and remembered their sacrifices since 1962 when President John F. Kennedy first proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
The public is invited to attend. Law enforcement agencies from across Harris County will be represented.
What: Police Memorial Day Ceremony
When: Monday, May 11, 2015 11:00am - Noon
Where: City of Humble Courthouse
315 N. Bender Avenue
Humble, TX 77338
Ray Hunt called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, and began the meeting in prayer by Mike Mitchell.
The meeting was dedicated to Officer Winston Rawlings who died in the line of duty on March 29, 1982. Officer Joe Gamaldi read the dedication.
GUESTS: Dr. Steven Tate, Dave Martin, Council member Brenda Stardig, US Army Captain Gerardo Rodriguez. Assistant DA Bill Exley will be honored and Joe Gamaldi will present the plaque. Charlene Floyd, Keith Lawyer and Chris Daniel.
Dr. Steven Tate then spoke to the membership and advised he is the new director of Psychological Services for HPD.Read More
The 5th Annual Stars and Stripes Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Assist the Officer and Operation Lone Star, will take place on April 30th, 2015 at The Clubs of Kingwood. It is a Shotgun start at 10am, a 4 person scramble is $500 per team. There are registration forms and sponsorship packets available at the HPOU. For further information, questions, etc please contact Captain Fremin at 713-291-7589 or email@example.com.
Hope to see everyone there!Read More
Ray Hunt called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, and begins the meeting in prayer by Chaplin M. Montgomery.
The meeting was dedicated to Officer Henry William who died in the line of duty on February 8, 1886. Officer Tim Whitaker read the dedication.
INVESTIGATOR OF THE MONTH
Lt. Ernest Garcia presented the investigator award of the month to Officer Horacio Pineda from Robbery. Patrol Officer of the month is Chris Weiche and was presented by Luis Menendez-Sierra.Read More
All Houston Police Officers,
The new contract has been approved by the membership by over 86% and was passed by City Council unanimously. If you would like to download the new contract click here.Read More
The HPOPS office experienced water damage over the weekend, as a result their phones and internet will be down for the next day or so (01/20/15- 01/21/15).Read More
Ray Hunt called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, and begins the meeting in prayer by Bishop Lewis.
SWEARING IN THE BOARD BY TAX ASSESSOR COLLECTOR MIKE SULLIVAN
The meeting was dedicated to Officer Rodney Johnson who died in the line of duty on September 21st 2006. Officer Dough Griffith read the dedication.
INVESTIGATOR OF THE MONTH
Sgt. Meeler presented the awards to Sgt. Dillingham from Homicide, Officer Villareal from Homicide and Officer Medel from robbery.Read More
Please be advised the monthly HPOU general membership meeting for January will take place on Thursday the 8th at 11am due to the holiday on January 1.Read More
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