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East Texas associations host events for members, families

April 20, 2015 • Around the State

From left at the La Porte Police Association Annual Crawfish boil and member appreciation event :  Brain Larky, Marcus Upchurch, Tom Barbee, Matt Novosad and Chris Paige.

From left at the La Porte Police Association Annual Crawfish boil and member appreciation event: Brian Larky, Marcus Upchurch, Tom Barbee, Matt Novosad and Chris Paige.

The Jefferson County Association of Deputy Sheriffs and Correction Officers and the La Porte Police Association hosted events for members and families on Saturday

Jefferson County’s event was its annual family picnic. Several hundred officers and family members attended to enjoy 1,800 pounds of crawfish, barbecue and other foods.

CLEAT Field Services Coordinator Tom Barbee said the kids enjoyed the bounce castles, water slides, basketball and other events. Continue Reading »

Lots of fun at TCLEA’s golf tournament on Saturday

April 20, 2015 • Around the State

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There was a good turnout for the Tarrant County Law Enforcement Association golf tournament on Saturday.

TCLEA would like to thank everyone who came out to support the event at Mansfield National Golf Course.

“Whether you were a player, sponsor or volunteer we could not have done it without you,” TCLEA said. “You all made it a successful day! On behalf of the kids and officers we help, we thank you for helping us help them!”

CLEAT organizer Tracy Chance was part of the action and he sent in the photos shown here. Continue Reading »

Deadline to apply for POMF scholarship is May1

April 20, 2015 • Around the State

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The deadline to apply for a scholarship from the Peace Officers Memorial Foundation is May 1.

The POMF Scholarship Program was developed from a strong sense of commitment to peace officers’ and their families. The scholarship program was instituted for funding higher education for peace officers’ dependents. Scholarship awards are $500, and the number of awards is subject to program funding. Continue Reading »