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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...

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...

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...
SAPOA Endorses Senator Ted Cruz For Re-Election

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) today endorsed U.S. Senator Ted Cruz for re-election. SAPOA represents police officers and their families, advocating for legislation, benefits, and working conditions for San Antonio’s police officers....

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Chief McManus’s Double Standard

He’s under investigation and still working – Any other Officer would be on leave or reassigned. (San Antonio, TX, June 4, 2018) – SAPD General Manual, Procedure 908 – Mandatory Reassignment establishes a process for the “temporary leave or reassignment” of an officer...

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Texas AG Letter to SAPOA President Mike Helle

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has sent SAPOA the attached letter regarding their investigation into Police Chief William McManus’ decision on 12/23/17 to release 12 undocumented immigrants in a case of human trafficking or human smuggling without proper...

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Where’s the investigation, Attorney General Paxton?

Message from the President To SAPD Retirees and Supporters of Law Enforcement: In January, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to “review the human smuggling and/or human trafficking arrest in San Antonio for potential violations of Sanctuary Cities...

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Appeals Court Upholds SB 4, Ban on “Sanctuary Cities”

Last month, a federal appeals court upheld key provisions of Senate Bill 4, the law that creates civil penalties for government officials who limit local police enforcement of immigration laws and imposes criminal penalties for officials who don’t honor immigration...

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A New Benefit to Support your Vision Needs

Beginning June 1, 2018, Ameritas will be the new administrator of the San Antonio Police and Fire Departments' vision plan, providing you with access to the VSP network. There is no enrollment action necessary; this change will be automatic on the first of June. Some...

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New Billboards Regarding Public Safety Now Up

Check out our new billboards! This is an important public safety issue! Let us know what you think. Visit publicsafetyfacts.com to follow the investigation of San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.    ...

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