CLEAT’s Dwight Tiller recently presented the Grassroots Political Action Award to the Longview Police Officers Association for lobbying city management and elected officials, testifying at the state capitol, all in support of an officer injured in the line of duty.
From left: Longview POA board members; Debra Stiles, Jacky Hiles, CLEAT’s Dwight Tiller, LPOA President Jimmie Redmon, James Mathis and Chris Clayton.
The Cleburne Police Officers Association was recently presented with a challenge from their police chief, Robert Severance. He claimed that if they raised a certain amount of money for the Texas Special Olympics, that he would repel down a 15 foot story building. They raised the $2,000 for Texas Special Olympics and he kept his end of the challenge by repelling down the building.
These fine officers are the 11 newest CLEAT members from the Amarillo Police Officers Association. This academy will graduate in December 2013. CLEAT welcomes them.
Tarrant County officers are working hard for their colleagues, even in the early morning hours. Bobby Hardin, Mike Hargis and Kari James hand out breakfast tacos at the jail as officers arrive to work.
The 9th annual Lamar County Fuzz Festival was another success with many area law enforcement officers attending the golf tournament and dinner. Cooking steaks in the evening are CLEAT member and event organizers Jimmy Hodges, Eric Gibbs along with law enforcement supporter and annual volunteer Colman Morris.
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas awarded Arlington Detective Garth Savage the Multidisciplinary Team Member Award at the Partners In Courage Luncheon in Austin, Texas Detective Savage has worked on the Child Sexual Predator Task Force for the past two years. He is pictured with the APA President Becki Brandenburg and colleagues of the Arlington Police Department.
Officers in North Texas attended the new and improved Street Survival seminar in Amarillo, Texas at no cost thanks to CLEAT. Officers were taught by Calibre Press Instructor Keith Wenzel. The Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar is presented with all new material, focusing on “Keeping Officers Safe”. Under the direction of Jim Glennon and the Lifeline team, Street Survival instructors present a highly energetic and impactful experience meant to develop smarter, safer, and more successful law enforcement professionals.
All the ballots have been counted and there ‘s a brand new Arlington Police Association Board. Jesse Minton Vice President, Brendan Banks Vice President, and Becki Brandenburg President.
The collective bargaining negotiations team from the El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association meet with CLEAT’s lead negotiator Craig Deats to discuss bargaining details for a contract.
CLEAT’s David Kilcrease presents the Wichita Falls Police Officers Association Vice President Buddy Alexander and Treasurer Danette Sheehan a check from CLEAT Regional Directors Aaron Smith and Bobby Hardin to promote their membership fish fry.