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Police Benevolent Association of Georgetown prepares for meet and confer

The Police Benevolent Association of Georgetown is gearing up for its first negotiating session under meet and confer. Leaders of the PBA met and discussed details of their upcoming negotiations which will take place later this year. Last month, the Georgetown City Council confirmed the association as the meet and confer agent for the city's…
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CLEAT welcomes new members in Laredo and Bexar County

All officers in the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and the Laredo Police Department's cadet classes have joined CLEAT. As members of CLEAT, these officers will have access to 24/7 legal coverage, expert negotiators for association contracts, free training, political representation in the Capitol and more. (more…)
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CLEAT continues the fight with CPS over Special Investigators

Once again, CPS is misusing its Special Investigators and CLEAT is fighting back. Earlier this year, members of CLEAT who are law enforcement officers working for CPS notified CLEAT that the agency was requiring special investigators to take on social work-type caseloads rather than handle critical cases that they are trained and statutorily assigned to do. Shortly after CLEAT…
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Kirk Massey appointed to CLEAT Executive Board, Region 2 Director

Kirk Massey, veteran Police Officer and former President of the Brownsville Police Officers Association is now the Director of Region 2 as a member of the CLEAT Executive Board. Following the laws of the CLEAT Constitution, CLEAT President, Sergeant Todd Harrison appointed Massey to fill the recently vacated seat. The CLEAT Executive Board then voted…
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Law enforcement leaders meet in Rio Grande Valley

click on picture to enlarge Law enforcement leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley met with CLEAT President Todd Harrison and Executive Director Charley Wilkison. The group discussed a variety of topics such as leadership, the upcoming 40th Anniversary Convention in South Padre Island, training, and supporting members. The associations in attendance were the Deputy…
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CLEAT meets with Nacogdoches Police Officers Association

CLEAT Field Services Representative Tom Barbee and Attorney Craig Driskell recently attended a meeting of the Nacogdoches Police Officers Association. While there, they provided will packets and information about the different benefits that CLEAT offers. They also answered questions about legal services. In the photo from left to right: Nick Stewart, Heath Williams, John Berry, Tom Barbee,…
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CLEAT endorsed candidates win election in primary runoff election

Congratulations to the CLEAT endorsed candidates who won the May 24th primary runoff election. TEXAS COURT OF APPEALS Judge Mary Lou Keel for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2 TEXAS SENATE Representative Bryan Hughes for Senate District 1 TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Cole Hefner of House District 5 Barbara Gervin Hawkins of House District…
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Law enforcement warming to notion of body cameras

By Matthew Adams Published 12:16 am, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 AUSTIN — Despite initial misgivings and outright opposition, two legislative committees studying a new statewide policy on police body cameras were told Tuesday that officers are warming to the technology because it can protect them in disputed arrest episodes. At a meeting of two House…
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Hundreds turn out for 2nd Annual Back the Blue in Fort Worth

Hundreds of citizens recently converged on Main Street in downtown Fort Worth to show their support for law enforcement in a march called Main Street Backs the Blue. All proceeds from the event went to Cops for Kids. The event was created when two strangers separately sent private messages via Facebook to the Fort Worth POA.…
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Charity Golf Tournament for Rodeo Austin Youth Scholarships

***** Early Bird Registration ends SOON****** Charity Golf Tournament for Rodeo Austin Youth Scholarships SAVE THE DATE Monday, June 13 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Golfers, save the date for a charity golf tournament on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9 am at the Shadow Glen Golf Club, 12801 Lexington Street, Manor, Texas – rain or shine!…
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