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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...

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Reich & Wylie

Meet Officer Reich and Wylie: Growing up with hunting dogs and being around dogs for most of his life, Officer Travis Reich looked at joining the K-9 unit as an opportunity to work with animals while continuing to serve his community. Officer Reich has been working in...

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Trigo & Duke

Meet Officer Trigo and Duke: A K-9 officer and his dog are a 24-hour a day package. Where you usually only see your coworkers 8 hours a day, this co-worker becomes family. Because of this, there is a deep level of trust between a handler and his canine partner. They...
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Reich & Wylie
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Reich & Wylie

Meet Officer Reich and Wylie: Growing up with hunting dogs and being around dogs for most of his life, Officer Travis Reich looked at joining the K-9 unit as an opportunity to work with animals while continuing to serve his community. Officer Reich has been working in...

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K-9 Unit Spotlight: Trigo & Duke
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Trigo & Duke

Meet Officer Trigo and Duke: A K-9 officer and his dog are a 24-hour a day package. Where you usually only see your coworkers 8 hours a day, this co-worker becomes family. Because of this, there is a deep level of trust between a handler and his canine partner. They...

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5 Scams Targeting Seniors
5 Scams Targeting Seniors

The elderly are targeted by scammers more than any other group. While most people know to ignore unsolicited or “too good to be true” offers, seniors tend to have more time and are more trusting than most. That’s music to a scammer’s ears! Here are 5 scams seniors, in...

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SAPOA Press Release – October 19, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2020 Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org   “FIX SAPD” LYING TO THE PUBLIC Activists mislead public with fake stats and lie about Chief’s support. SAN ANTONIO, TX, OCTOBER 19, 2020 - Anti-Police Activists...

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The COVID Effect: Domestic Violence Cases Rise
The COVID Effect: Domestic Violence Cases Rise

The government response to the Coronavirus pandemic - lockdowns, stay-at-home orders and business closures - has had an unintended consequence: a rise in domestic violence reports. According to city and county officials, since the onset of the pandemic, the number of...

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THE BIG LIE

Defund Police Activists and their allies in the media have been pushing out a BIG LIE, that '2/3rds' or even '78%' of fired officers get back on the force due to the arbitration process in the police contract. FACT IS out of 71 terminations over the past 10 years,...

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SAPOA Press Release – October 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2020 Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org   SAPOA ANNOUNCES 2020 ENDORSEMENTS SAN ANTONIO, TX, OCTOBER 7, 2020 - The San Antonio Police Officers Association Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced...

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SAPOA Press Release – September 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2020 Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org   STATEMENT FROM MICHAEL HELLE, PRESIDENT, SAN ANTONIO POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION “Everyone in our community who values safe neighborhoods is grateful that the...

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