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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.

Latest News

Officer Stephanie Brown

Honoring Officer Stephanie Brown

March 23, 2015 / by sapoa

Four years ago this week, Officer Stephanie Brown was taken from us suddenly when she was struck head on by a suspected DWI driver driving in the wrong direction.  It was March 15, 2011, when Officer Brown was responding to a call for an officer in trouble.  Officer Brown was only 27 years old and […]
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Volunteering as a Family

March 23, 2015 / by sapoa

We all want to instill great values in our children. Compassion, Tolerance, Character. But in our busy society it can be difficult to teach such ideals to our kids when we don’t have time to even eat regular dinners with our family. But when you really think about it, taking time to volunteer as a […]

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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