Minutes for the October 5 Membership Meeting
Douglas Griffith called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Meeting dedication for Officer Tony Trinh, EOW April 6, 1997.
Senator John Whitmire – Mayoral candidate for Houston, endorsed by HPOU PAC
Dave Martin – City Controller candidate for Houston, endorsed by HPOU PAC
Gary Hicks – running for Precinct #7 Constable, endorsed by HPOU PAC
PATROL OFFICER OF THE MONTH / INVESTIGATOR OFFICER OF THE MONTH
No nominations received for either patrol officers or investigators.
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.
Board elections are starting next week.
Crime Lab update on their issues. Unacceptable delay for their testing and results and evidence procedures.
Vehicle chase policy is in effect.
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. The golf tournament is next week, on October 12th. Sign up.
HPOU Family Picnic is November 11th.
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.
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 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.
Next meeting is Thursday, November 2nd.
Doug announced the door prizes.
Gregg Green made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second by Ken Nealy, motion passed.
Minutes prepared by Joey Dunn