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Pension board discusses education, training requirements for trustees

April 15, 2014 • Around the State

pension picCLEAT Public Affairs attended the State Pension Review Board meeting Tuesday where educational training requirements for pension trustees were discussed.

Several options were mentioned not only on the core requirements for training, but also the time allowed for the more than 800 trustees to finish the required curriculum. Core educational requirements will be ethics, governance and investments.

More details on this topic will be available later this year.

7 attend leadership class in Georgetown

April 15, 2014 • Around the State

jones picThe CLEAT-sponsored “Finding the Leader in You” class by Calibre Press in Georgetown this week was attended by seven members of affiliated locals.

Pictured from right to left are David Brock of the Tarrant County Law Enforcement Association; Loren Frost, president of the Midland Police Association; Bobby Hardin of the Tarrant County Law Enforcement Association; CLEAT Training Coordinator Chris Jones;  Calibre Press instructor Jim Glennon; Glen Breder and Craig Gripentrog, both of Williamson County; and Becki Brandenburg,  president of the Arlington Police Associaton.

CLEAT monitors House public safety committee meeting

April 14, 2014 • Capitol Report

House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety

House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety

CLEAT Public Affairs was the only statewide law enforcement group present during a Capitol hearing Monday on the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety.

The deadly explosion at the fertilizer plant West, Texas, along with the driver responsibility program were the main topics at the hearing chaired by state Rep. Joe Pickett of El Paso..