Minutes for the April 7 Membership Meeting

OPENING

Doulas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance. Bishop Cory Wilson lead the prayer.

 

DEDICATION

Greg Green read the meeting dedication for Officer James Irving. His killer will be sentenced to death after 32 years on April 21 at 6pm.

 

GUESTS

Steve Benavidez with VFW

Northland Chr

Gregg Travis

Introduction of Michael Martinez by Tim Whitaker

Kristin Uhlin presented K9 casualty care plaque to Memorial Hermann Life Flight

Lynn Clooney Award presented by the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association to Sgt. Jordan Campise and Lt. Julie Pleasant

Dr. Lashondra Jones, Veterans Affair Coordinator with the City

Sergeant LeBlanc and Northeast Officers

 

PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Investigator of the Month: Detective N. Alvarado with S.I.U.

Patrol Officers of the Month: Sgt. G. Tabor with Southeast Patrol

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ricky Brausell, second by Jose Pelayo, motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Contract was unanimously passed by City Council. All pay raise increases will take place first full pay period after July 1.

ATO Gayla was a huge success, if you did not attend you missed out. Thank you to Gabriella Gregory, Lisa Marino, and Tim Whitaker for putting on a great event.

City plans to address crime and overtime concerns with overloading patrol with overtime program.

Scholarship breakfast is April 23, thank you to Rhonda Williams.

HPOU is continuing to provide COVID testing, no one is being disciplined for not testing.

May 6 will be the Houston Police Memorial event unless it is raining and then it will be held at First Baptist.

Social media helps spread the word, continue to share HPOU posts.

BARC campaign is still available, contact Dan Levine if you want to take pictures with the animals.

BBQ Benefit for Officer Pavlov is tomorrow, April 8th, please come out and support this family.

 

REMINDERS

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.

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 law firm.

If you need a will, contact Fulton Broemer, they will do it for free.

HOPA, if you see someone struggling reach out to someone on the board, 832-200-3499.

See Public Safety Financial if you are thinking about retiring.

Next meeting is Thursday, May 5th.

  

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

 

NEW MEMBERS

Shedrick Harper

DOOR PRIZES

Doug announced the door prizes.

ADJOURNMENT

Doug Griffith requests to adjourn the meeting. Tim Whitaker made the motion, second by Bobby Kessler, motion carried.

 

Minutes prepared by Shannon Barker