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    HPD Golden Knights Patches!
    11/18/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    Henderson PD Honor Guard is proud to announce our own Vegas Golden Knight patches!  The grey are limited edition so get yours now. General pricing is $10 each
    Henderson Police Supervisors partner with HPOA
    11/14/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The Henderson Police Supervisors Association have partnered with the HPOA in this years Shop with a Cop.  They have donated $1000 to assist in making this 10 year anniversary the most successful!  Thank you HPSA!
    UMass Boston Police Organize Effort to Bring Gifts to 9-Year-Old El Paso Shooting Survivor
    11/14/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    On August 3, a gunman shot and killed 22 people and injured 24 others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. When 9-year-old Eduardo’s mother Ana Vitela Najero became paralyzed with fear, he took action, grabbing his mother’s arm and explaining that they needed to get away. Lt.
    Thank you to Elixir Lounge!
    11/12/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The owners of the Elixir Lounge sponsored their second annual golf tournament in October.  Their first annual tournament  last year benefited Bob Miller Middle School and raised over $2000.  This year they wanted to benefit the HPOA Charitable Foundation!  It was a great time and a good day of golf. They raised a total of $1807 and the owners, Cody and Stephanie Kaleikini graciously matched the donation for a total of $3614!  This will go a long way to help with this years Shop with a Cop, thank you Elixir Lounge!  https://elixirlounge.net/
    "No Shave November" Fundraiser
    11/08/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    "No Shave November" is a month-long event, where men do not shave their facial hair and donate the money spent on barber and shaving tools and gear for charity and to raise cancer awareness and awareness for other men's health issues. El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen has given his approval for a No Shave November Event (to include uniformed personnel).  The criteria are listed below: 1.
    First Responders Appreciation Dinner
    11/07/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    El Paso Elks Lodge #187 is inviting all El Paso area First Responders to an Appreciation Dinner from 5:00 to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Fire Fighters Hall, 3112 Forney Lane.
    2019 Devil Pups Sponsor
    11/06/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The Henderson Police Officers’ Association has a long history of supporting the Southern Nevada Devil Pups Youth Leadership Program. This year, our 14th, we are sponsoring one southern Nevada youth to attend the encampment at Camp Pendleton, California. Youth Leadership Authority Chair, Marie Tomao was presented with the Sponsorship Check.
    Fundraising Luncheon to Benefit Ofc. Desi Wesenberg & Family
    11/06/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The Central Regional Command Center Metro Section is hosting a fundraising cookout to benefit Officer Desi Wesenberg #3086 and his family.  This event is to raise money to assist with medical and other unplanned expenses from the recent death of their four month baby daughter Harper.
    Flag Ceremony in Honor of (Ret.) Officer Ramiro Gonzalez Jr.
    11/06/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Officer Ramiro Gonzalez Jr., #657, who passed away on November 4, 2019 at the age of 66.  (Ret.) Officer Gonzalez served with the El Paso Police Department for 27+ years, from April 1978 until his retirement in December 2005.  Retired Officer Ramiro “Rami” Gonzalez Jr.
    November 5 Uniform Election - VOTE TODAY
    11/02/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Today is Election Day for the November 2019 Uniform Election. If you did not vote during the early voting period held October 21 through November 1, 2019, please make sure that you vote today! Remember, you must vote at your designated precinct. Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. We have attached a copy of the Election Day Polling Places list for download.
    128th Police Academy Class Recruitment
    10/22/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The City of El Paso is accepting applications for Police Trainee.  The job description is on-line at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elpaso.  Click on http://www.joineppd.com/ to apply on-line. This application is for the El Paso Police Department academy currently scheduled to begin in the summer of 2020.
    Traffic Fatalities and Safety Tips
    10/22/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The number of recent traffic fatalities has brought a heightened awareness of the potential dangers on the roadway.  Every death on a roadway is a preventable tragedy.  There is no single answer, but working together, we can all do our part to reduce crashes.  Traffic safety is everyone’s responsibility.
    El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association urges voters to approve Public Safety Bond
    10/19/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Imagine for a moment going to a professional domain that has leaky pipes dripping down on your personal workspace, or security systems that are failing and unreliable. Many of our local police officers operate out of aging retail centers that were repurposed for regional police command centers.
    El Paso officer found 'not guilty' of manslaughter in deadly shooting of Lower Valley man
    10/18/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    An El Paso police officer was found not guilty of manslaughter Thursday afternoon in the deadly shooting of a Lower Valley man in the back in 2015. It was the second trial for Officer Mando Gomez; his first trial earlier this year ended in a mistrial after a prosecutor collapsed in court.
    Bellingham Police Guild Endorses Seth Fleetwood for Bellingham Mayor
    10/17/19 - Bellingham Police Guild
    The Bellingham Police Guild is pleased to offer our endorsement of Seth Fleetwood for Bellingham Mayor.
    Proposed public safety bond meeting today
    10/17/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    On Thursday, the City of El Paso will educate voters about the contents of a proposed public safety bond costing hundreds of millions of dollars. The city will make its case to El Pasoans today for a more than $400 million upgrade to the police and fire departments. The 2019 Public Safety Bond includes more than $220 million for police and $190 million for fire.
    Ex-EPPD police officer sentenced in deadly hit-and-run crash
    10/16/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A former El Paso police officer who killed a man with his vehicle on New Year's Day was sentenced. Roberto Garcia struck Eduardo Vasquez, 37, who was walking on the shoulder of Interstate 10 in Vinton, with his personal vehicle and then drove off.
    2019 EPMPOA Installation & Service Awards Banquet and Dance
    10/15/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association will hold its annual Installation and Service Awards Party and Dance on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Memorial Hall, 3601 Rutherglen St.  The evening will start at 6:00 PM with a social gathering featuring cocktails and finger foods.
    Rookie El Paso police officer placed on leave after shooting teen robbery suspect
    10/14/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A rookie El Paso police officer is on administrative leave after shooting and wounding a teenage robbery suspect over the weekend. The wounded 17-year-old male is hospitalized in stable condition at University Medical Center of El Paso, Sgt. Robert Gomez, a police spokesman, said Monday.
    ADDRESS CHANGE
    10/10/19 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
    Our address has changed. The new address is as follows: Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP P.O. Box 3593 Allentown, PA 18106 Our Fund Drive address will remain the same.
    TxDOT El Paso urges pedestrians, drivers to be vigilant with one another
    10/10/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    As the number of fatalities involving pedestrians continue to rise across the city, TxDOT El Paso is making sure those behind the wheel and those crossing the road are aware of their surroundings at all costs. “A lot of times we get caught up in the fact that we expect the driver to see us or for us to have the right of way no matter what and that is simply not the case.
    Second trial for El Paso police officer accused of shooting, killing man in 2015 underway
    10/10/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
     The second trial for an El Paso police officer is underway in the 120th District Court. Mando Kenneth Gomez is facing one manslaughter charge for shooting and killing Erik Salas-Sanchez in 2015. Gomez was tried in February, but after a prosecutor collapsed in the courtroom, the judge declared a mistrial.
    Thousands Remember Slain Texas Deputy As ‘Ambassador Of All That Is Good'
    10/04/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    When he joined the Harris County Sheriff’s Office — and fought for the right to wear his turban and beard — Sandeep Dhaliwal became a trailblazer for Sikhs across North America. NYPD Sgt. Gurvinder Singh, president of the Sikh Officers’ Association, first got to know Dhaliwal in 2016, after hearing about his mission to wear his articles of faith on duty.
    El Paso Police are making frothy drinks and a few jokes as part of Coffee with a Cop
    10/03/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    After washing their hands, two El Paso Police officers seemed to take to their temporary jobs behind the counter at Starbucks, pouring on the charm while pouring coffee. Officer Jared Lamb, who joked that his nickname used to be Cold Brew, had fun calling out names loudly, even though customers were close by. "Ruben! Thanks a latte," Lamb quipped as a customer picked up his order.
    Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition posts candidate interview dates
    10/02/19 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    The Nevada Law Enforcement Coaltion (NLEC), of which NAPSO is a founding member and leader, has established the following tentative interview dates for judicial and non-judicial candidates in 2020: Southern Nevada Judicial filing dates:  Mon., Jan. 6 - Fri., Jan. 17, 2020 Judicial interviews:  Mon., Jan. 27 -  Fri., Jan.
    23rd Annual EPMPOA Golf Tournament
    10/01/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association will hold its 23rd Annual Golf Tournament at 8:00 AM on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Horizon Golf Club and Conference Center, 16000 Ashford St. in Horizon City, Texas. The golf tournament is the police association's fund raiser to benefit the Ben Ayala Scholarship Fund.
    2019 Down Syndrome Coalition "Buddy Walk" & 5K "Fun Run"
    09/30/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officer's Association encourages its members to help support the Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso by participating in the 2019 DSCEP Buddy Walk & 5K Fun Run.   The events will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus.
    Funeral Services for Detention Officer Joseph Gomez
    09/27/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the family, loved ones, colleagues and friends of El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officer Joseph E. Gomez #8100.  Detention Officer Gomez died on Sunday, September 22, 2019, as a result of injuries he sustained after his vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver.
    Tentative Agreement
    09/26/19 - Police Officer's Association of CCSD
    EPCSOA Fundraising Cookout for Fallen Detention Officer Joe Gomez
    09/24/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso County Sheriff's Officers Association will be hosting a cookout fundraiser to benefit the family of Fallen Detention Officer Joseph Gomez. The cookout will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM, at the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Headquarters, 3850 Justice.
    Driver who died in two-vehicle crash in east El Paso Sunday was EPCSO detention officer
    09/23/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Officials with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed to CBS4 that the driver who died in a east El Paso crash on Sunday was a detention officer with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
    EPMPOA Sponsored "Wing Drive" to Benefit Summers Family
    09/16/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a "Wing Drive" lunch to benefit the family of Retired Lieutenant Kyle L. Summers #1296, who passed away on September 9, 2019.  This event is to raise money to assist the family with medical expenses related to Kyle's illness and other unplanned expenses.
    "Celebration of Life" Service for Retired Lt. Kyle Summers
    09/11/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Lieutenant Kyle L. Summers, who passed away on September 9, 2019 at the age of 54.  (Ret.) Lieutenant Summers served with the El Paso Police Department for 26+ years, from April 1989 until his retirement in October of 2015.
    125th El Paso Police Academy Class Graduation Ceremony
    09/04/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association invites members and their families to attend the graduation ceremony for the El Paso Police Department’s 125th Police Academy Class.  The event will take place on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Bowie High School Auditorium, 801 S. San Marcial St.
    EPPD Chief: ‘We need to harden targets' rather than creating new laws
    08/29/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    El Paso Chief of Police Greg Allen spoke to members of the El Paso Central Business Association about his department, his officers and the mass shooting that left 22 dead and more than two dozen injured on August 3. Allen said shooters look for "soft targets," those areas where people are not expected to or won't fight back.
    Retired Lieutenant Kyle Summers
    08/27/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    UPDATE: September 9, 2019 -- It is with much sadness that we report that our brother in blue (Ret. ) Lieutenant Kyle L. Summers #1296, passed away this afternoon. Please continue to keep the entire Summers Family in your thoughts and prayers. Information regarding funeral services is pending. The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is requesting your assistance for a retired "Brother in Blue" and his family. 
    EPMPOA Elections Results (Odd-Year Election Cycle)
    08/26/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association held elections earlier this month (August 4-10, 2019) for the office of President (Executive Board - Class I Director) and for Region III/Pebble Hills Regional Command Center Representatives (Executive Board - Class II Directors).   The elections, conducted via online electronic voting at www.epmpoa.
    Time for Accountability
    08/24/19 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
    It's time for the Sheriff to stop making excuses for his failed leadership by whining to the press. He needs to hold himself accountable and be the leader we expected him to be when we endorsed him in 2016.
    EPMPOA Sponsored "Wing Drive" Benefit for Officer S. Cataldi #1877
    08/21/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a "Wing Drive" lunch to benefit Region VI (Headquarters) Motor Officer Stephen Cataldi #1877 and his family.  This event is to raise money to assist with medical expenses and other unplanned expenses.
    First Responders Bike Through Texas in Support of El Paso Victims
    08/19/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A group of first responders made a stop in San Antonio Sunday morning to gather support for El Paso victims and fellow first responders who responded to the deadly shooting that killed more than 20 people. "We get forgotten, what we go through. We’re not just one event though. We’re many events.
    Off-duty police back at El Paso Walmart stores
    08/12/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    When 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, wearing ear protection and armed with an AK-47 style rifle, approached the packed Cielo Vista Walmart last Saturday, there wasn’t an armed police officer working security there to stop him.
    Police chief, fire chief give updates to City Council about El Paso shooting
    08/09/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso City Council held a meeting Thursday to provide updates on the El Paso shooting. Patrick Crucius allegedly opened fire Saturday morning at the Walmart near Cielo Vista. Twenty-two people died, and 27 others were injured. Officers responded within six minutes.
    What we know about the victims of the El Paso shooting
    08/05/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen were injured when a gunman opened fire Saturday afternoon at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Authorities have yet to release a list identifying those killed or injured in the shooting.
    El Paso's DA vows: 'We will seek the death penalty' against mass shooting suspect
    08/05/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The man suspected of killing 20 people and injuring 26 others in El Paso on Saturday is being charged with capital murder by the state of Texas and El Paso's district attorney Jaime Esparza vowed Sunday morning: "We will seek the death penalty.
    Fundraiser helps El Paso officer facing surgery after being struck during funeral procession
    07/29/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The law enforcement and El Paso communities came together Friday to help an injured brother in blue.  A long line of people gathered at the Pebble Hills Regional Command Center for a fundraiser benefiting Officer Patrick Martinez. "I'm out of work right now, I'm not getting a full paycheck," Martinez said.
    El Paso law enforcement escorts Deputy Carlos Ramirez's wife on graduation day
    07/29/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    It’s been almost a month since the death of Deputy Carlos Ramirez. The El Paso native was serving in Kendall County when he was struck and killed by a passing car during a routine traffic stop on July 2. Ramirez leaves behind a wife and two children, but today the family had a reason to honor him once again.
    TxDOT El Paso Partners with EPPD and Whataburger
    07/24/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The TxDOT Traffic Safety Division in El Paso is partnering with Whataburger and the El Paso Police Department to offer car seat checks at five locations. This is the first time TxDOT locally is partnering with Whataburger.
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