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Congratulations Anthony Texas POA!

With the three-year deal, Anthony PD officers will receive immediate pay raises in excess of 10%, future cost of living adjustments, additional leave time, and hazardous duty incentive pay.

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Welcome verdict

Former Rockdale policeman’s ordeal shows another hazard in enforcement The following is a transcription of an editorial that came out on Feb. 4, 2016 in The Rockdale Reporter When law enforcement officers pull over a car for speeding they never know if it’s going to be a Sunday school teacher late for class or Charles […]

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Officer found not guilty in murder trial

“This verdict of “Not Guilty” sends a strong and direct message that the Court recognizes that, although any death is tragic, officers are often forced to make split-second judgments in circumstances that are tense, uncertain, and rapidly evolving,” said TMPA Attorney Robert M. McCabe in a press release.

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SAFVIC receives TAASA Harold Cottle Justice Award

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) awarded TMPA’s SAFVIC Program the 2016 Harold Cottle Justice Award which recognizes extraordinary individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes in the fight to eliminate sexual violence in Texas. Among many nominations, SAFVIC’s outstanding dedication and contributions to the community stood out.

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Thank you Chick-fil-A

On behalf of the board of directors and staff of the largest police association in Texas with 24,000 members, we at TMPA would like to thank Chick-fil-A for their undeniable support to law enforcement across the nation.

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Crimewatch: Officer injuries

“Whatever the total is, you can easily double it as not all officers acknowledge their ailments,” said Slaymaker. “Several factors play into that. There’s the machismo culture. You don’t want to admit that you were an actual victim, they got the better of you, you got hurt. So you suck it up, you move on. It’s part of the culture of policing.”

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