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SAPOA Press Release – June 6, 2019

EXPRESS-NEWS "REPORT" FILLED WITH ERRORS, MOST LIKELY OBTAINED ILLEGALLY Report’s inaccuracies and delivery and possession raise legal and ethical questions for those involved.   San Antonio, TX – Earlier this year, the Express-News published a story about a police...

SAPOA Press Release – June 3, 2019

NIRENBERG SUED, REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH INVESTIGATION INTO “RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY” Attorney General: City hiding discriminatory motives for “extreme” Chick-fil-A decision. San Antonio, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing Ron Nirenberg and the City of San...

SAPOA Press Release – April 24, 2019

D.A. GIVES A PASS TO CRIMINAL TRESPASSERS Joe Gonzales Says Criminal Trespassing By Homeless Will No Longer Be Prosecuted. San Antonio, TX – In apparent disregard for the safety and rights of San Antonio business owners and property owners, Bexar County District...
SAPOA Press Release – June 3, 2019

NIRENBERG SUED, REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH INVESTIGATION INTO “RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY” Attorney General: City hiding discriminatory motives for “extreme” Chick-fil-A decision. San Antonio, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing Ron Nirenberg and the City of San...

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SAPOA Press Release – April 24, 2019

D.A. GIVES A PASS TO CRIMINAL TRESPASSERS Joe Gonzales Says Criminal Trespassing By Homeless Will No Longer Be Prosecuted. San Antonio, TX – In apparent disregard for the safety and rights of San Antonio business owners and property owners, Bexar County District...

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SAPOA Press Release – Apr 09, 2019

 STATEMENT FROM MIKE HELLE, PRESIDENT OF THE SAN ANTONIO POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION   Michael Helle, President of the San Antonio Police Officers Association, issued the following statement after reported remarks by Mayor Ron Nirenberg at a mayoral debate on April...

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SAPOA Press Release – Jan 15, 2019

SCULLEY & WALSH SPEND TAXPAYER MONEY TO COUNTERSUE SAPOA City Asks Court to Deny Legally Binding Arbitration Ruling  San Antonio, TX – On Monday, City Manager Sheryl Sculley and Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh, who oversees SAPD, countersued the San Antonio Police...

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SAPOA Press Release – Jan 14, 2019

CASTRO CALLS POLICING “STATE VIOLENCE” Words of Praise for Black Lives Matter, None for Work and Sacrifice of Police Officers.  San Antonio, TX – In a speech of more than 2,100 words, Julian Castro chose not to include even one word about the importance of public...

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SAPOA Press Release – Dec 20, 2018

DA PROSECUTORS LETTING POLICE OFFICERS DOWN SAPOA Hopes New DA Joe Gonzales Will Take Officer Assault Seriously San Antonio, TX – In a disturbing trend, on incident after incident, prosecutors in the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office have failed to bring charges...

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SAPOA Press Release – Dec 11, 2018

SAPOA SUES OVER CITY’S REFUSAL TO OBEY HUGE ARBITRATION DECISION City Refuses to Abide by Ruling Denying City Manager’s Decision to Civilianize Key Department San Antonio, TX – The San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) filed a lawsuit in District Court...

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