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Who Do Police Officers Really Support for Mayor? We Asked Our Members.

Here Are The Results*: Here's Some of What They Said: "Ron Nirenberg does not support first responders." "Nirenberg had his shot and has failed miserably. COSA citizens deserve a mayor who will put their needs and safety first." "Brockhouse is clearly the best choice...

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...

“City Council attacks Chick-fil-A for having religious Christian values”

By DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | APR 01, 2019 | 4:05 AM Sometimes, easy populist politics leads down the right road: Texas’ attorney general, Ken Paxton, is correct to investigate whether the San Antonio City Council broke state and...
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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SAPOA Press Release – Dec, 6, 2018

CITY LOWERS HIRING STANDARDS FOR POLICE APPLICANTS New Employment Rules Threaten Integrity of SAPD, May Conflict with State Law San Antonio, TX – Today, the San Antonio Police Officers Association sent a letter to Mayor Nirenberg asking that he direct the Fire...

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SAPOA Press Release – Nov 30, 2018

MCMANUS SUED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL  Investigation Finds Police Chief Violated Texas Law San Antonio, TX – Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the City of San Antonio, Police Chief William McManus, and City Manager Sheryl Sculley, for their...

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SAPOA Press Release – Nov 29, 2018:

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY! Sculley Retirement Signals Possibility of Better Relations with City. San Antonio, TX – After years spending millions of taxpayer dollars on a losing lawsuit against First Responders, and less than a month after voters said they were fed up with...

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