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TMPA News is a great way to stay up to date on events, announcements, legal and legislative updates, and more.

Remembering Det. James Wise, End of Watch May 23, 2015

We are saddened by the passing of Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Detective and long-time TMPA member James Wise.  Det. Wise was a brave man and a dedicated officer; he fought cancer for over six years but never let his illness impede his work. Det. Wise was the father of two boys. The older son just graduated […]

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TMPA launches free mobile app to help law enforcement do their jobs more safely

In an effort to keep up with the ever changing digital landscape, the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) has developed a free mobile app that provides the latest law enforcement news, legislative updates from across the state, easy and fast access to the association, and more. Most importantly, it makes the TMPA Critical Incidents team one tap away.

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TMPA stands firm in opposition to open carry amendment

TMPA stands firm in our opposition to the Huffines amendment on HB 910. At a press conference at the Capitol yesterday, TMPA, CLEAT, the Houston Police Officers’ Union, Dallas Police Association, the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas, the Texas Police Chiefs’ Association, and the Texas Major Cities Chiefs Association all stood together in opposition to the amendment.

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Meet TMPA’s new field representatives

After an extensive selection process with many qualified candidates, we are excited to announce two new additions to our excellent team of field representatives. Join us in welcoming John Wilkerson and Tony Rike.

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2015 Candlelight Vigil

The repairs to the Memorial are not yet complete. However, with some very strategic use of plywood and carpet, the construction crew was able to get it into passable condition for the candlelight vigil this coming Sunday night.

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