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Do you use body cameras on the job? Please take this survey and tell us about your experience

January 22, 2015 • Around the State

Heriberto Rodriguez, a peace officer attending the University of Texas, is conducting an anonymous survey of law enforcement officers in the state of Texas.

The purpose of the survey is to collect information regarding the use and views of body worn video cameras.

If you are a sworn law enforcement officer with arrest authority, please take a few moments to complete this simple survey. Your input is valuable and appreciated, and you will be furthering the cause of police education.

The survey consists of 28 questions and your responses will remain anonymous. No personally identifiable information will be collected, and you will never be contacted by the authors of this survey. The survey is located at:

The survey is open for only a limited time. Thank you for your participation.

CLEAT attorney Garcia helps deputy clear his record

January 20, 2015 • Around the State, Law Review

Bobby Garcia and Albert Cardenas

Bobby Garcia and Albert Cardenas

Cameron County Sheriff’s Deputy Albert Cardenas was wrongly fired last year and slapped with a dishonorable discharge that could have forever derailed his career.

But CLEAT Staff Attorney Bobby Garcia stepped in and launched the process that would clear the deputy and set the record straight. Continue Reading »

New CCPOA Executive Board members sworn in

January 13, 2015 • Around the State

2015 Eboard Swear In

The Corpus Christi Police Officers Association seated its new Executive Board just after the first of the year. President Scott Leeton sent us a photo of the swearing-in ceremony.

Taking the oath from left are: Albert Leal, director; Joe Hendrix, first vice president; J.R. Rodriguez, director; Ron Zirbes, secord vice president; and Chris Lynch, director.

Conducting the ceremony is 319th District Court Judge David Stith.