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These officers have paid the ultimate price 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.
March 7, 2018 / by sapoaPolice officer recruitment efforts are a tedious task. Now more than ever, recruiting, selecting, and retaining police officers is incredibly difficult. To boost recruitment efforts, The San Antonio Police Officers’ Association recently visited Austin, Texas to spread awareness on the lack of law enforcement officers in San Antonio. The San Antonio Police Department needs at […]
February 16, 2018 / by sapoaThe last 5 of 20 SAPD General Manual policies violated by Police Chief William McManus on Dec. 23, 2017 when he released twelve undocumented immigrants into the City of San Antonio without properly and thoroughly identifying them. (Story here). The Chief and City Manager Sheryl Sculley say his actions were proper. ICE disagrees: “I would say it’s […]
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.- Public Safety Costs -
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.- Top 100 Cities -
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.- San Antonio Police Department -
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.
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