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ADAPT completes Train the Trainer Class for 5 new instructors

By Carole Wall, ADAPT Program Manager On December 10th, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Treatment (ADAPT) program completed a Train the Trainer class for five new adjunct instructors.   The mission of the ADAPT program is the prevention of substance abuse among students in Texas through the increased training of law enforcement officers. There are […]

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City of Harlingen 2014 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Harlingen, Texas – On December 12, 2014, the Harlingen Police Officers and Law Enforcement Association (HPOLEA) and the City of Harlingen signed a labor agreement for fiscal years 2015-2016 following several months of collective-bargaining sessions. Under the terms of the two–year collective bargaining agreement, Harlingen police officers will receive a 6 percent pay increase. The […]

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Successful 2nd Annual TLEC Summit brings law enforcement labor leaders together

Over 100 representatives from different law enforcement agencies across the state gathered in Dallas, Texas on November 12-13 for the 2nd Annual Texas Law Enforcement Council (TLEC) Summit. The Summit focused on law enforcement labor education presented by distinguished speakers from across the country. The professional development sessions were structured to better prepare individuals and […]

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TMPA member Shawn Newsom delivers baby in truck

HOLLAND — Wednesday morning wasn’t just a normal day in the life of Holland Police Chief Shawn Newsom — he delivered a baby in the back of a pickup. Newsom started his day with a call about a dog and then discovered he had a low tire with a nail in it, all before receiving […]

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TMPA opens new office in Houston

TMPA’s new regional office opened Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Houston Police Officers’ Union building located at 1600 State Street to expand services to members in the southeast Texas region.

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