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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

Latest News


Create a “Safe Harbor” in Support of our Police

September 25, 2015 / by sapoa

Blue Lives Matter. All Lives Matter. In the past few months, you have probably seen and heard these phrases a number of times. Recent events confirm that violence against police and other first responders is on the rise, with their public image becoming tarnished. Sharing these viral terms on Social Media and Emails to friends […]

Think Twice Before You Drink and Drive This Labor Day

September 4, 2015 / by sapoa

According to public record and media reports, ten people have been killed by alleged drunk drivers in Bexar County since the beginning of 2015. Seven suspects have been charged with intoxication manslaughter in relation to those accidents according to the Bexar County District Attorney’s office. The San Antonio Police Department urges you to stay safe […]

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.

    - Pension and Health Care Fund -
  • 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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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>