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    Acting ICE director speaks on human smuggling incident handled by San Antonio police

    by Yami Virgin, Fox San Antonio Wednesday, February 14th 2018 The acronym ICE, which stands for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, brings fear to some and a sense of protection for others in this country. It was the summer of 2003 when Thomas Homan had been reassigned to Washington D.C. after four years in San Antonio. Then, a trailer with 70 people inside was found on a desolate patch of highway near […]

  • SAPOA Letter To Mayor Ron Nirenberg & City Council

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  • 2016 SAPOA Primary Endorsements

    The San Antonio Police Officers Association is proud to announce their 2016 primary endorsements. We are thankful for every candidate who took the time to sit down and talk with our team. Our endorsement process encompasses a thorough interview geared towards identifying the candidates who best understand the role of law enforcement officials in our community. As a family, SAPOA endorsed those candidates who offered an open door policy and […]

  • Texas Open Carry Law: What You Should Know

    As of January 1, 2016, owners of a concealed handgun license were allowed the right to openly carry their firearms in a shoulder or hip holster. Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 910 on June 13, 2015 allowing Texans who are properly licensed to openly carry a handgun. No matter what your stance on the law is, it’s important to know the facts. The general rule of thumb is that […]

  • SAPD Offers Safe Exchange Zones for Craigslist Users

    Craigslist is a great tool for finding inexpensive stuff or getting awesome deals on otherwise expensive items. Over the years, however, it’s gotten a bad rap due to the increased amount of ‘sketchy’ people using the site as a platform to take advantage of others. There have been several reports of people being mugged, robbed, and even worse in some parts of the U.S. The old rule of “make your […]

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    See The Joe Krier Fact Sheet

    Joe Krier has been attacking First Responders at homeowner’s association meetings for months now. Unfortunately, he has been misleading our community with information that is unverifiable and quite frankly, wrong. At a recent District 9 neighborhood meeting, Joe Krier followed his same script for the last time and the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) simply had enough and could no longer stand by while he disrespected the men and […]

  • Can First Responders Find Your Emergency Contact?

    If you find yourself in an emergency situation where you are unable to give the first responder the right emergency information, how do you think they are going to find it? You might be surprised to find out that it is not by looking it up on your cell phone. Thanks to social media and other information outlets, most people believe that a police officer will find your emergency contact […]

  • Press Release: SAPOA To Speak Up on City Issues

    The San Antonio Police Officers Association issued a press release today highlighting their intention to engage on any issues, policies, or politicians that threaten Public Safety. SAPOA cannot stand by while the City Manager and her team attack police officers and firefighters. NO MORE. NOT ON OUR WATCH. Read the press release:

  • Do You Back the Blue?

    Ever think that today’s teenagers are usually up to no good or don’t care about current events or what happens in their own backyards? Think again. On the heels of the tragic story of Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth being shot to death while innocently pumping gas in the Houston area, a light begins to shine. Thursday, September 4 was a nasty rainy morning. Mckinley Zoellner, a Houston area teenager, […]

  • City Budget Training by SEIU

    This Thursday, July 30th, our friends at SEIU will be conducting a City Budget workshop from 6-8 pm at the First Universalist Unitarian Church located at 7150 IH10 West.  The City of San Antonio is entering the final phase of their budget cycle and this is a great opportunity to learn about the revenue, spending, and priorities of our City leadership. Consider attending!  You will learn a lot about how […]

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