Meetings for the May 4 Membership Meeting
Douglas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Meeting dedication for Officer Frank Manuel Cantu, Jr. EOW March 25, 2004. #104
Nick Hellyar – running for City Council at large #2, endorsed by HPOU PAC
Melanie Miles – running for City Council at large #1, endorsed by HPOU PAC
Gary Hicks – running for Precinct #7 Constable
Randy Seals – Seals Hot Rods, dirt track racing event
PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Officer of the month Edgar Pabon with South Central Division.
Investigator of the month Valerie Ramos with Robbery Division.
The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ken Nealy, second by Art Mejia, motion carried. The report is on the table and available upon request to Tim Butler.
Please give to PAC if you are not doing so.
Scholarship breakfast was huge success, thank you Rhonda Williams.
Vidal Lopez benefit tomorrow, May 5th.
Austin bill for DROP. Low chance of passing but in support. HPOPS there for all pension questions.
Cops vs. Street racers presentation with Randy Seals from Christian Dorton.
Police Memorial Service tomorrow evening, May 5th.
Officers in crisis, how can we help? Tell people about the problem. City policy needs to change. Resources are there but do not need about everything and need to know about things.
Shut down rumors and get the truth out.
Holiday schedules and CST shift adjustments coming, but policy not out yet.
New updated to the PAT, row machine available.
New policy by DA office for drug charges. It is to help keep charges with testing, judges not DA.
ATO has on going fundraiser by using Amazon Smile for ATO. Golf tournament in October.
Family leave is now active but there are still a lot of questions and HPOU is trying to get answers from the city. Many people off currently, 300+. City will be updating policy shortly.
Remember to sign up for Online ID protection at the 3rd floor.
If you want to submit an article to the Badge & Gun please email it to Info@HPOU.org and if it chosen you will receive a gift card.
If you want to take pictures with BARC for the PR campaign, then contact Dan Levine.
HPOU app for your phone will be updated shortly in the google play and the app store, website has been updated.
Minutes are at HPOU.ORG
HPOU provides free online ID protection, please sign up.
All active members with HPOU are members of the FOP Lodge 110. Medical benefits available. Questions with cards see Kawanski Nichols.
Reminder city email and city phones are open records request eligible.
Personal injury attorney for family and friends if they need to sure contact Kherkher Garcia.
If you need a will, contact Fulton Broemer, they will do it for free.
Combined insurance provided by HPOU, check plans and rates if interested.
Peer Support is live, contact HOPA, 832-200-3499.
See Public Safety Financial Group (PSFG) if you are thinking about retiring.
Gunshot Rider policy has now been updated to include stabbings as well.
Next meeting is Thursday, June 1st.
Doug announced the door prizes.
Ken Nealy made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Tim Whitaker, motion passed.
Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn