Minutes for the June 1, 2023 Membership Meeting


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



Meeting dedication for Officer Keith Alan Dees, EOW March 7, 2002.



Nick Hellyar – running for City Council at large #2, endorsed by HPOU PAC

Gary Hicks – running for Precinct #7 Constable

Mike Sullivan

National University representatives

Pappas Restaurants, Inc. representatives



Officer of the month Francisco Rodriguez with Southwest Division.

Investigator of the month Dawn Scheer with Special Victims Division.



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



Thank you to Pappas Restaurants, Inc. for helping give food to our fallen officers’ families during the HPD Police Memorial service and all else you do for the city.

Please give to PAC if you are not doing so.

Austin bill for DROP did not pass.  HPOPS there for all pension questions.

Officers in crisis, how can we help? Tell people about the problem. City policy needs to change.  AA meetings coming soon 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.

Holiday schedules and CST shift adjustments, policy changes.

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 fundraisers.  Golf tournament in October.  Sign up.

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.

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 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.

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, August 3rd.  No July meeting as usual.






All of Class 258.



Doug announced the door prizes.



Ken Nealy made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Joey Dunn, motion passed.

Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn

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