Minutes for the December 1 Membership Meeting
Doulas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Meeting dedication for officers that died because of the Camp Logan/Houston Riot: Officer Rufus Daniels, Officer Edward Meinecke, Officer Horace Moody, Officer Daniel Patton, Officer Ira Raney, EOW August 23 – September 8, 1917.
Senator John Whitmire – running for Mayor
Steve Benavidez with VFW
Father Victor Perez
PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH
No patrol officers of the month due to no submissions, put your officers up for this.
Detective Garcia with Robbery Division on his work above and beyond on taco truck robberies.
The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ricky Brasuell, second by Dan Levine, motion carried. Report is on the table and available upon request.
Thank you to Tom Kennedy for being a great part of this organization for over 20 years writing and editing for the Badge & Gun and other stories for this department. You will be missed.
Elections are over and sadly we lost many races locally, but state level did very well.
Prop B is at the Texas Supreme Court, unknown how outcome will go and what will happen after. Combined arguments from city and union running into issues.
ATO has on going fundraiser by using Amazon Smile for ATO.
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.
Family Picnic was an extreme success, great job by all involved.
Sunday, January 15th, National University will be sponsoring a movie night for all officers.
Remember to sign up for Online ID protection at the 3rd floor.
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.
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. Holiday season approaching.
See Public Safety Financial Group (PSFG) if you are thinking about retiring.
Next meeting is Thursday, January 5th.
No new members.
Doug announced the door prizes.
Ken Neely made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Ray Hunt, motion passed.
Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn