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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...

“If it draws on your heart to serve, it’s what you must do.”

Meet Officer Alonzio Hardin: Officer Alonzio Hardin knows that his job requires him to wear a lot of hats, but that’s one of the things he loves about it. Hardin, who grew up on San Antonio’s East Side is a father, a grandfather, a U.S. Army veteran, and he’s been...

SAPOA Press Release – September 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org EXPRESS-NEWS RUNS MISLEADING STORY WITH BOGUS ‘TRAVEL ADVISORY’ Newspaper runs story about made-up travel warning by “Defund Police” group. SAN ANTONIO, TX, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 - In a...
SAPOA Press Release – June 6, 2019
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...

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SAPOA Press Release – June 3, 2019
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
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
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...

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SAPOA Press Release – Jan 15, 2019
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
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
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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