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SAPOA Press Release – June 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org   KSAT 12, OTHER NEWS MEDIA USING FALSE STAT ON FIRED OFFICER REINSTATEMENT SAN ANTONIO, TX, JUNE 22, 2020 - KSAT 12 News1 and other news media are misleading their viewers and...

SAPOA Press Release – June 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org STATEMENT FROM SAPOA PRESIDENT ON EXECUTIVE ORDER San Antonio, TX, June 16, 2020 - Michael Helle, President of the San Antonio Police Officer’s Association (SAPOA) issued the...

SAPOA Press Release – March 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Helle Tel: (210) 822-4428 Email: pres@sapoa.org 9-1-1 TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY: FIRST RESPONDERS NEED YOUR HELP SAPOA calls on San Antonio Retailers to partner with them after First Responders given insufficient protective gear and...
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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SAPOA Press Release – Dec 11, 2018
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
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
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...

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SAPOA Press Release – Nov 29, 2018:
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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