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EPPD to Honor (Ret.) Officer Jose O. Ybarra #51 with Retired Police Honors
09/22/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Jose O. Ybarra #51, who passed away on July 29, 2020, at the age of 94.   (Ret.) Detective Ybarra served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 25+ years.
EPPD to Honor (Ret.) Detective Albert M. Jones #107 with Retired Police Honors
09/22/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Albert M. Jones #107, who passed away on July 26, 2020, at the age of 92.   (Ret.) Detective Jones served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 24+ years. He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department on March 27, 1961 and retired on April 2, 1985.
Lodge 35 Endorses Mike McCreary For State Representative
09/20/20 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
On behalf of the 700 members of Fraternal Of Police Le-Hampton Lodge 35, I proudly announce that Mike McCreary has unanimously won our endorsement and support for State Representative of the 132nd Legislative District.
Lodge 35 Endorses Ann Flood For State Representative
09/20/20 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
On behalf of the 700 members of Fraternal Of Police Le-Hampton Lodge 35, I proudly announce that Ann Flood has unanimously won our endorsement and support for State Representative.
Man With Hatchet Attacks Texas Police Officer After Liquor Store Theft
09/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
An El Paso man was arrested after allegedly attacking a police officer with a hatchet following a liquor store theft Wednesday evening in the Five Points neighborhood. Rodney Raymond Zavala, 29, is accused of throwing a hatchet at a police officer who found him drinking a bottle of stolen liquor. The officer was not hit by the hatchet. Officer.
August 2020 Gendarme
09/16/20 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Thank You!!!!
09/16/20 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
A huge shout out and thank you to A-1 Granite Man business owners!  When the LRPD memorial monument was defaced by criminals, they dropped everything they were doing to respond to help our members clean the granite monument.
9/11 -- Never Forget
09/11/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
On Patriot Day, the 19th anniversary of 9/11, the EPMPOA asks that you forever remember the sacrifices of the first responders and others who gave their all for our country. God Bless America.
Watch LIVE at 9AM: El Paso Fire Department’s 9/11 Ceremony
09/11/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Fire Department was set to hold a ceremony Friday at 9 a.m. honoring and remembering the victims of the September 11 tragedy, which occurred 19 years ago. That's when the nation suffered the single deadliest terrorist attack in history when four planes were hijacked.
Blood Drive at the Westside Regional Command Center
09/09/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at the Westside Regional Command Center on Monday, September 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile. Many blood drives have been canceled, so your individual donations now matter more than ever.
Lisa Scheller Wins FOP Lodge 35 Endorsement
09/05/20 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
On behalf of the 700 members of Fraternal Of Police Le-Hampton Lodge 35, I proudly announce that Lisa Scheller has unanimously won our endorsement and support for Congress.
PRESIDENTIAL ENDORSEMENT
09/04/20 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
FROM THE NATIONAL FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE On behalf of the 355,000 members of the Fraternal Order of Police, we are proud to unanimously endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States.
Kevin O'Connor for United States Senate
09/01/20 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
Massachuestts Municipal Police Coalition Endorses Kevin O'Connor for United States Senate The Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition (MMPC) is a coalition of municipal police unions.
Endorsement of Charlie Halford
08/21/20 - Manteca Police Officers Association
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El Paso police officer applications down nearly 50 percent from average
08/11/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
On average, the El Paso Police Department receives around 5,000 applications per class, but the numbers for their current class show that number of applications has been cut in half. "The number of applications is down. Why they’re down, police is just not a profession people are seeking.
El Paso police lieutenant was on duty for both El Paso's Aug. 3rd and New York's 9/11
08/03/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Everyone who lived through the darkest day in El Paso's history will for ever have a story to tell about August 3rd. It's likely everyone who witnessed it whether at the scene or at home watching the news will remember where they were when they heard about the tragedy. One man has a story to tell about Aug.
Blood Drive at EPPD Headquarters
07/29/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at Police Headquarters on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile (parked at 910 N. Raynor St.). Many blood drives have been canceled, so your individual donations now matter more than ever.
NEW City Wellness Clinics to Open August 3, 2020
07/28/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The City of El Paso has partnered with BHS Physicians Network for the operation of wellness clinics for City employees and retirees who have the City's health insurance coverage, effective Monday, August 3, 2020. Employees and covered family members over age 18 and retirees with coverage will now have access to the current on-site clinic at City Hall and nine off-site clinics.
Dozens protest 'war on police' at EPPD Officer David Ortiz Park
07/27/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Herlinda Ortiz reminded pro-police demonstrators of the sacrifice of her son and El Paso police officer David Ortiz who was murdered in 2016 by a reputed gang member. The crowd had gathered last week in the parking lot of Officer David Ortiz Park, which was renamed in 2017 in honor of the fallen officer.
MMPC STATEMENT ON S2800
07/17/20 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
MASSACHUETTS MUNICIPAL POLICE COALITION STATEMENT REGARDING “POLICE REFROM” BILL S2800 The Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition (MMPC), representing 25 police unions and 2500 police officer members, writes in strong opposition to so-called “police reform” measures presently pending before the House of Representatives.
Preliminary Data Shows Decrease in L.E. Line-of-Duty Deaths for First Half of 2020
07/15/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum on Tuesday issued its 2020 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report with preliminary data through June 30, 2020. The report reveals that 65 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty so far in 2020 -- a 14 percent decrease over the same period last year, which saw 76 deaths. Officer.
Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition is Alive and Well !!
07/15/20 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
Many of you have been advised that the newly organized Public Safety Alliance of Nevada is replacing the Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition which NAPSO helped to create and which has lobbied successfully for all statewide law enforcement interests for the past two legislative sessions.  This is not correct.
5 recruits, 6 instructors at El Paso Police Academy test positive for coronavirus
07/10/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Covid-19 has changed the way life and work operate on a daily basis. The El Paso Police Department is no different, nor immune to the challenges brought on by the coronavirus. On Thursday, officials told ABC-7 that five of their recruits in the police academy, as well as six training officers there have tested positive for Covid-19. EPPD became aware the outbreak at the academy in early July.
Funeral Services for Retired Detective George B. Cumber
07/07/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Detective George B. Cumber #165. He passed away on June 28, 2020, at the age of 79. (Ret.) Det. Cumber served with the El Paso Police Department for 20+ years, from December 1966 until his retirement on March 31, 1987.  Funeral Services for (Ret.
COVID-19 cases among El Paso first responders
06/30/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The city of El Paso has provided data on COVID-19 cases within the El Paso Police Department and El Paso Fire Department. According to the city, 128 members of EPPD have been quarantined and 100 have been tested for COVID-19. Of those tested, 14 tests came back positive. City officials said 25 of those quarantined remain out of work and 97 have returned to work.
El Paso Police Department welcomes idea of lapel cameras; funding equipment in question
06/24/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The need for police body cameras has been more prevalent now than ever before, following recent deaths in police custody. The El Paso Police Department currently has 34 body cameras; 17 of those are issued to the Driving While Intoxicated unit and the other 17 are issued to the Crisis Intervention Team.
New details: Fort Bliss soldier accused of shooting El Paso police officer during 911 call
06/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A Fort Bliss soldier allegedly opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle through a door when El Paso police rang his home's doorbell, according to court documents. Documents obtained by the El Paso Times revealed new details in Monday's violence resulting in an officer shot and wounded and two others barely escaping injury.
Social media post of El Paso Police sergeant changing tire goes viral
06/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Pasoan Darlene Henderson wanted to do something nice - thank El Paso police Sgt. Ron Martin publicly for changing her car's flat tire. Henderson was surprised to see her Facebook post  was shared by more than 850 people and gained 65,000 views in three days.
Explanation of Unions and Police
06/11/20 - Duluth Police Local #807
George Floyd's tragic death has sparked a national debate on police reform lately. Much of the discussion has centered around police unions roles in reform and discipline.
King County Police Officer’s Guild Position on the office of Elected Sheriff
06/11/20 - KCPOG
In 1996 the King County Police Officer’s Guild backed a measure to make the King County Sheriff elected.  From 1967-1996, the Sheriff was appointed.  What we saw was a public official who could not speak out on your behalf.  An appointed Sheriff works for the Council, not you…the voter.
King County Police Officer’s Guild position on the office of Elected Sheriff
06/11/20 - KCPOG
King County Police Officer’s Guild Position on the office of Elected Sheriff In 1996 the King County Police Officer’s Guild backed a measure to make the King County Sheriff elected.  From 1967-1996, the Sheriff was appointed.  What we saw was a public official who could not speak out on your behalf.
El Paso named 5th safest large city
06/10/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The Sun City landed near the top of a new study that ranks the safest cities in the United States. According to Advisor-Smith, the study titled “Safest Cities in America” ranked El Paso fifth in the largest safest city category — cities with populations larger than 300,000. KTSM.
Ceremony Tuesday to honor fallen El Paso County sheriff's Deputy Peter Herrera
06/09/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Peter Herrera, who was killed in the line of duty, will be honored Tuesday as part of the national E.O.W. Ride to Remember event. The E.O.W. Ride to Remember is a nonprofit organization whose members travel across the country to cities in which a law enforcement officer died in the line of duty the previous year.
El Paso Police, protestors recap series of events during protest over death of George Floyd
06/02/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department said two officers were injured during the protest on Sunday. As we reported, thousands of El Pasoans marched from Memorial Park to El Paso Police Headquarters and while some said the protest was peaceful, tensions did rise. “I do believe that El Paso did represent ourselves in a good way yesterday.
Video shows El Paso officers taking a knee with protesters
06/01/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Paso police officers just defused the situation by taking a knee with protesters. NBC News.
Plans for new El Paso Police command center move forward
05/26/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The City of El Paso is moving forward with its plans to build the El Paso Police Department's Eastside Regional Command Center. City council is expected to discuss and vote on offering the design contract to MNK Architects, Inc. for $2,379,046.48 Tuesday morning. In total, the project will cost $38,600,000 and be paid for through the 2019 Public Safety Bonds.
EPPD officers involved in 3 crashes in just 11 hours
05/24/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Paso Police were involved in three crashes in 11 hours Friday night into Saturday morning. The first crash happened when a wrong-way driver got on I-10 heading east in the westbound lanes of traffic near Artcraft just before 11 p.m. Friday night. The driver hit a marked EPPD unit, causing a complete closure of all westbound lanes of traffic on I-10 at Redd Road. KTSM.
HPOA Charitable Foundation
05/21/20 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
The HPOA works diligently together to enhance the quality of life in the Henderson community through community service and charitable giving. Each year, we participate in civic service events through their HPOA Charitable Foundation; an IRS recognized 501(c) 3 non-profit, public charity; which we formed in 2006.
EPMPOA Special Election Results for Second Vice President
05/21/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association held a special election May 10-16, 2020 for the office of Second Vice President (Executive Board - Class I Director).   The election for Second Vice President was conducted via online electronic voting at www.epmpoa.org.
EPMPOA General Membership Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice
05/21/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association held a virtual (online) Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.   As per the City's "Work Safe, Stay Home" directive, now extended through May 17, 2020, the EPMPOA has no choice but to cancel the General Membership meeting scheduled for 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 16, 2020.
Senate Passes Bill to Pay Benefits of First Responders Who Die of the Coronavirus
05/15/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Legislation to automatically pay federal death benefits to first responders who die of the coronavirus unanimously passed the U.S. Senate Thursday.
El Paso police officer crashes during traffic stop along Loop 375
05/13/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
An El Paso Police Department police officer was involved in a crash in El Paso's Lower Valley Tuesday An alert sent out by the police department indicated that the officer was trying to pull over a vehicle who was speeding along Loop 375. As he followed the vehicle, the officer's vehicle struck debris on the roadway and crashed near the Padres Exit.
El Paso extends emergency ordinances to June 10, 8 new COVID-19 cases recorded Monday
05/12/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The City of El Paso reported eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of positive cases in El Paso to 1,348. There were no additional deaths reported Monday, keeping the number of fatalities at 33. There are currently 80 patients hospitalized, 34 of whom are in ICU and 19 of those are on ventilators.
Seventh Annual Fallen Officers' Memorial (Virtual) Run/Walk
05/11/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The 7th Annual EPMPOA Fallen Officers Memorial Run will be "virtual" this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Sponsored in part by Texas 635 and 1-800-BoardUp, it will "take place" virtually anytime now and before Midnight on Saturday, May 16, 2020. You can chose to participate in the 1 Mile walk, a 5K Run and an 8K Run.
Fallen LEOs To Be Honored During Virtual Vigil
05/11/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The annual National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Candlelight Vigil will take place virtually this year due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health crisis. For over thirty years, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has held a Candlelight Vigil to honor those who have died in the line of duty. This year, the names of fallen U.S.
Please Vote - EPMPOA 2nd Vice President "Special Election"
05/10/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
In accordance with Article IV, Section 8, of the Bylaws of the El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association and with consent of the Board of Directors, a "Special Election" for Second Vice President (Executive Board - Class I Director) will be held the week of May 10 - 16, 2020.
Texas Deputy Dies After Weeks-Long Battle With COVID-19
05/08/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Harris County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Raymond Scholwinski died Wednesday after a weeks-long battle with COVID-19, becoming one of the first known coronavirus-related fatalities among Houston-area law enforcement agencies. Scholwinski, 70, was among thousands of first responders nationwide in mid-March to be sickened by the virus. His symptoms had worsened when he was hospitalized March 29.
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