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

A Conundrum in Comanche

It has come to our attention that a certain state trooper in Comanche is making a habit of writing tickets to uniformed police officers escorting over-sized loads through the small town.  The county attorney is dismissing the tickets, but only after these officers are forced to jump through a lot of hoops. Even then, the […]

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TMPA disappointed by decision to terminate Arlington officer

“We are appalled and disappointed at Chief Johnson’s decision to dismiss Officer Brad Miller. The chief’s actions are short-sighted, ill-considered, and dangerous,” said TMPA Executive Director Kevin Lawrence. “We believe he is doing what is politically expedient rather than what his duties should be to the citizens of Arlington.”

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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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