Minutes for the December 7 Membership Meeting

OPENING

Douglas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

DEDICATION

Meeting dedication for Officer Timothy Abernathy, EOW December 7th, 2008.

 

GUESTS

Gary Hicks – running for Precinct #7 Constable, endorsed by HPOU PAC

Mike Sullivan

Former HPOU President Gary Blankenship

Stephanie Abernathy – wife of Officer Timothy Abernathy, EOW 12/7/2008

 

PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Officer of the month – Officer Edward Datu with Southwest Division (announced next meeting).

Investigator of the month – Officer Valerie Munoz, Anthony Gutierrez, Dalton Webb with Robbery, Special Victims, and North CST Divisions, respectively.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ken Nealy, second by Art Mejia, motion carried. The report is available upon request from Tim Butler.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Two officers shot recently, Officers Gibson and Valle, both doing well at this time.

City elections are happening, get out to vote.

Holiday schedule issues, call Doug if you have any questions, you should be getting OT no matter what on holidays.

New body worn camera updates with recording after the fact coming.

Please give monthly to PAC if you are not already doing so.

Officers in crisis, how can we help? Tell people about the problem. City policy needs to change.  AA meetings have started at union hall.

Resources are there but do not need about everything and need to know about things.

Shut down rumors and get the truth out.

ATO has ongoing fundraisers.  Thank you to Tim Whitaker.

Remember to sign up for Online ID protection on 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.

 

REMINDERS

HPOU app for your phone updated in the google play and the app store, website too.

Minutes are at HPOU.ORG.

HPOU provides free online ID protection, please sign up, short presentation today.

All active members with HPOU are members of FOP Lodge 110. Medical benefits available. Questions with cards see Kawanski Nichols.

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.

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.

Next meeting is Thursday, January 4th.

  

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

 

NEW MEMBERS

None

 

DOOR PRIZES

Doug announced the door prizes.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ken Nealy made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Rhonda Williams, motion passed.

 

Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn

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