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TMPA endorses Cole Ballweg for Texas House

Texas Municipal Police Association, (TMPA), the state’s largest law enforcement association, today announced their endorsement of Cole Ballweg in his race for the Texas House of Representatives. Lon Craft, Director of Legislative Affairs for TMPA, says that after interviewing Mr. Ballweg and polling law enforcement officers from the area, they are convinced that he is […]

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Notice To All TRS Members

Greetings, It has come to our attention that misinformation is being spread about TRS pensions and what can reasonably be expected during the 2015 legislative session. One example is the statement about how many officers in this state have Schedule C. The talking points given make it sound like police officers in TRS are the […]

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Funeral services set for Deputy Jessica Hollis

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Funeral arrangements have been made for a Travis County sheriff’s deputy whose body was recovered from Lake Austin Friday afternoon. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis was killed after she was swept away while checking a low water crossing Thursday morning in the 3400 block of Fritz Hughes Park Road.

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Free Child Abuse Investigation Training Offered in Texas

Next week, local law enforcement officers along with case workers and investigators from Child Protective Services (CPS) will come together to attend a three-day training designed to improve law enforcement’s response to incidents of child abuse, neglect and exploitation. Recent allegations made public through the media of child abuse and homicide, such as the incidents […]

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Anthony PD Wins Election

On September 15, 2014 the Anthony Police Department was awarded collective bargaining rights after winning a city election 77 to 68. This win comes after a battle with the City of Anthony to allow the citizens the right to vote about the issue. Months ago the Anthony PD officers filed all the proper paperwork to […]

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Welcome DFW Airport POA

TMPA is pleased to welcome the DFW Airport Police Officers’ Association to our member family. We’re proud to be the organization they have chosen to help them move into the future. Alex Kappes, President of the DFW Airport POA was kind enough to share his thoughts about the new affiliation. “October 1, 2014 will mark […]

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Brownwood Municipal Police Association Presents Awards

Guest Speaker Kevin Lawrence, Executive Director of the Texas Municipal Police Association, encouraged officers to continue to protect and to serve the citizens while believing in the job they are doing; keeping the peace in an otherwise chaotic world. He also challenged the officers to do more activities like this gala that allow time to get to know the “good citizens” that the officers don’t get to meet other than in bad situations.

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Officer Involved Film Trailer

See TMPA Member Javier Bustos in this second teaser trailer for Officer Involved, a documentary about officers who have used lethal force in the line of duty. The documentary will build a portrait of America’s finest and showing what its like to live in the aftermath of a shooting.

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New Group in Town: Fairfeld Police Association

Officers with the Fairfield Police Department have collectively come together to create the “Fairfield Police Association” (FPA). The FPA was formed on July 23, 2014 with the help of Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA).

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