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SAPOA Press Release – February 17, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 17, 2021   ‘FIX SAPD’ Admits Goal is to Defund Police At virtual launch party, co-host says goal is to “continue to defund” police. San Antonio, TX - After months of misleading voters about the true purpose of their campaign,...

SAPOA Press Release – February 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 4, 2021   The following is a statement from Danny Diaz, President of the San Antonio Police Officers Association on news that the City Clerk has certified the petition from Defund Police group, ‘FIX SAPD’  “We remain concerned by the lack...

SAPOA Press Release – February 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2021 NEW SAPOA EXECUTIVE BOARD TAKES OFFICE New Leadership at the San Antonio Police Officers Association SAN ANTONIO, TX - A new Executive Board of the San Antonio Police Officers Association was sworn into office on February 1,...
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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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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