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Instead of issuing a ban on particular items, Lawrence said, the focus should be on training for school officers. “There’s a training issue to be discussed,” Lawrence said. “Let’s get everyone together to work out some of these issues and come up with a plan of action.”Read more »
TMPA’s Law Enforcement Liaison program was recognized in the April 2014, inaugural issue of ‘The LEL’, a new communications tool to keep the LEL network informed on highway safety issues. The LEL will be published quarterly during the months of January, April, July, and October. The magazine will offer an opportunity to share best practices, events, programs, etc. with peers and the highway safety community.Read more »
Thousands of people will be visiting Washington, D.C. May 11-17 to observe National Police Week. Among these visitors will be a very special group of people, America’s law enforcement survivors. Survivors are the family members, friends, and co-workers who are left behind when a law enforcement officer dies in the line of duty. This year, […]Read more »
The Texarkana Gazette reports the jury sentenced Justin Miles Sanders after five hours of deliberation Wednesday in Rockwall. Sanders was convicted of murder on Monday in Texarkana, Texas, police Officer Jason Sprague’s death.Read more »
TxDOT isn’t alone in trying to spread the word about the dangers of distracted driving. They’re also working with the Texas Municipal Police Association to try to get this message out to younger drivers. Robert Hanson, a law enforcement liaison with TMPA is one of five people at TMPA crisscrossing Texas talking to young drivers—20,000 of them in the last six months.Read more »
The Texas Rangers Baseball Club has partnered with GovX to honor and thank our first responders and their families with privileged pricing on game tickets and more. First responders are invited to purchase discounted tickets to all of our 2014 home Texas Rangers games.Read more »
The brother of a fallen Boston Police Officer that was killed searching for the Marathon bombers has started a petition to designate a national holiday for fallen Police Officers, Fire Fighters and Paramedics. After his brother’s death he realized that we had a National Police Memorial Day, which is a day of recognition, but not a national holiday. He is working with several congressmen to pass a bill (HR 4109) and is asking for people to sign the national petition. Please show your support by signing the petition electronically.Read more »