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SAPOA Memorial Wall | A Tribute To Our Fallen Officers

These officers have paid the ultimate to protect you the San Antonio Community, their families and the fellow officers of this department. We hope this tribute will not diminish the love we have for each of these brave officers.

  • Deckard

    Robert Deckard

  • Mukhtar

    Edrees Mukhtar

  • Brown

    Stephanie Brown

  • Antillon

    Sergio Antillon

  • Davis

    Robert Davis

  • Moreno

    Mario Moreno

  • Lopez

    Valentine “Val” Lopez

  • Wheeler

    John Wheeler

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: VALERO

June 23, 2016 / by sapoa

Valero shows its commitment to the community through a variety of philanthropic efforts, volunteer activities, and educational support programs. The company has twice made The Civic 50’s list of America’s 50 most community-minded major companies. Valero is the only energy company in the top 50 that is recognized for its commitment to provide life improvement […]
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Drivers Refused to Put Down Their Cellphones

June 15, 2016 / by sapoa

Texting while driving makes a crash up to 23 times more likely. In 2015, the “Hands Free Ordinance” went into effect in San Antonio. This ordinance fines any driver using a hand-held device, like a cellphone. “It’s a pretty significant amount of people caught using their hand-held devices while driving,” said Sgt. Jesse Salame with […]

Public Safety Facts

The citizens of San Antonio deserve to know the truth about Public Safety. Please view these very important facts.
  • Public Safety Costs are in line with current city revenue and the general fund is not out of control when compared to the top 25 largest cities in the country.

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  • Out of the top 100 cities in the nation, San Antonio ranks 82nd and spends approximately 80% LESS per capita on it's Police Services.

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  • The Pension and Health Care Funds are fiscally sound and well managed. This helps contribute to the city's AAA bond rating.

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  • The San Antonio Police Department is average or BELOW average in wages earned according to the 2013 City of Austin, Texas Police Compensation Analysis.

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About SAPOA

Established in 1946, the San Antonio Police Officers Association has a singular focus to represent, preserve, and protect the benefits earned through dedicated service to our community.

The Association leadership are uniformed officers elected by the membership and entrusted with carrying forward the message of service and integrity to the City of San Antonio.

Message by President Mike Helle

Mike Helle - SAPOA President

Hello everyone and welcome to our new website. The San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) has been in existence for over 60 years. Since my election as president in February 2008 I have tried to continue our organization’s long-standing traditions and presence among our membership and the community we serve.

Our organization’s primary responsibility is to protect and promote a brotherhood among our membership. It has been my pleasure to serve with our current Executive Board who works tirelessly in completing our mission goals. Together, as a team, we are moving into a new age of information sharing and this website is just the first step…Read More>

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