Minutes for the February 1 Membership Meeting

OPENING

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

 

DEDICATION

Meeting dedication for Officer William Moss, EOW September 12th, 1983.

 

GUESTS

Chris Hollins – City of Houston Controller

Jay from Senator John Cornyn’s office

Jennifer from Senator Joan Huffman’s office

Keith Lawyer

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

HPD Lion Dance Team performed for the meeting.

 

HPOPS CANDIDATES

Candidates for the HPOPS election presented.

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Check presentation from the Travis Manion Foundation to ATO, HFD 341, and Operation Lonestar.

 

PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Officers of the month – Officer Colby Carlson with North Division.

Investigator of the month – Officer Curtis King with Special Victims Division.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

The motion to accept the treasury report was made by Ken Nealy, second by Dan Levine, motion carried. The report is on the table and available upon request from Tim Butler.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Transfer freeze for 90 days, trying to help patrol.  All spots and lists will be honored.

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

Chase policy updates, continue to stay safe and call off the chase if needed.

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. Gala is March 23rd. Thank you to Tim Whitaker for all you do.

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, March 7th.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

None

 

NEW MEMBERS

 All of Class 261

Dan Levine made a motion to accept the new members, second by Rhonda Williams, motion passed.

 

DOOR PRIZES

Doug announced the door prizes.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ray Hunt made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by John Daily, motion passed.

 

Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn

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