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SAPOA Press Release – February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 17, 2021   ‘FIX SAPD’ Admits Goal is to Defund Police At virtual launch party, co-host says goal is to “continue to defund” police. San Antonio, TX – After months of misleading voters about the true purpose of their campaign, “FIX SAPD” unwittingly let the cat out of the bag, broadcasting […]

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SAPOA Press Release – February 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2021   The following is a statement from Danny Diaz, President of the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association on news that the City Clerk has certified the petition from Defund Police group, ‘FIX SAPD’  “We remain concerned by the lack of transparency on the funding of defund police group ‘FIX SAPD’ […]

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SAPOA Press Release – February 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2021   NEW SAPOA EXECUTIVE BOARD TAKES OFFICE New Leadership at the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association SAN ANTONIO, TX – A new Executive Board of the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association was sworn into office on February 1, 2021. The Executive Board Members are as follows: President: John “Danny” […]

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SAPOA Press Release – January 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2021   Statement from John “Danny” Diaz, President-elect of the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association in response to “San Antonio Coalition for Police Accountability (SACPA)” Press Statement “While I won’t address every one of the baseless attacks made by Mario Salas today, I will say this: SAPOA maintains our position […]

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SAPOA Press Release – January 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2021 Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org   The following is a statement from Michael Helle, President of the San Antonio Police Officers’ Association, on news that “FIX SAPD” has delivered 20,000 signatures for certification to the City Clerk for an anti-police petition to force a referendum onto […]

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Jugging is on the Rise this Holiday Season

While many people have never heard of the crime “jugging,” (a slang term for stealing)  it is rapidly gaining popularity in San Antonio, especially with the holiday season around the corner. According to SAPD, jugging involves thieves watching and closely following victims, then waiting for the right moment to steal their money. Most cases are […]

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K-9 Unit Spotlight: Barrientes & Falco

All About Officer Barrientes and his K-9 Partner Falco: It’s certainly not an ordinary dog’s life for Falco. He has spent the past 2 years protecting and working alongside Officer Barrientes. When the pair finds themselves in harm’s way or on a difficult mission, Falco is the first to put his life on the line […]

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K-9 Unit Spotlight: Davila & Arrow

Say Hello to Arrow and Officer Davila: Arrow, a member of the SAPD K-9 unit for 2 years is a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois. His handler, Officer Davila, has been a part of the K-9 unit for 8 years and hasn’t turned back. He’s been working with his K-9 Arrow for a little over 2 years […]

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Officer Spotlight: Amanda Viera

Even as a child, Amanda Viera knew she wanted to be a police officer. Some of her earliest memories include seeing her mom in uniform and knowing how proud she was to wear it. Growing up in a law enforcement home meant that she got a first-hand look at what it means to serve, both […]

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