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41st Annual CLEAT Convention & Leadership Academy

Featured Guest Speakers: Heather MacDonald  Author, The War on Cops September 7-9, 2017 Fort Worth, Texas Hosted By: Meeting Locations Omni Fort Worth Hotel Meeting locations: Texas Ballroom     Hotel Information Omni Fort Worth Hotel 1300 Houston St. Fort Worth, Texas 76102 (817) 535-6664 There is a flat room rate of $149. Cut-Off date…
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Tee Up to Back the Blue Golf Tournament

If you've been looking for an excuse to get on the green, here's your chance! This June, join CLEAT and New York Life for the "Tee Up to Back the Blue" golf tournament! Proceeds will be benefitting The Texas Peace Officers' Monument. Grey Rock Golf Club 7401 TX-45, Austin, TX 78739 Register Here! Our Sponsors:
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BREAKING UPDATE: CLEAT Opposes SB13

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE ON SB 13: The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval to SB 13 on March 29, 2017, after adopting one amendment that addressing one of several concerns raised by CLEAT. Specifically that the bill failed to exempt officers employed by school districts. However, the Senate voted 20-11, against an amendment by Senator Eddie…
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CLEAT Benefits Comparison: Us vs Them

As a law enforcement professional your job is difficult, dangerous and often violent. You need someone in your corner standing up for you and fighting to protect you, your job and your family’s income. CLEAT is the best, largest, and most respected organization fighting for Texas’ finest. It's our mission to ensure that you, as a…
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Termination Battle of Harris County Detention Officer Ends in an Immediate Reinstatement

On February 16, 2017, CLEAT Staff Attorney Bob Thomas represented Harris County Detention Officer Lonnie Franklin at the Harris County Sheriff's Civil Service Commission hearing. Lonnie was terminated on September 6, 2016. After a contested evidentiary hearing, the Commission voted unanimously to reverse the termination and immediately reinstate Officer Franklin. He was assigned to 1200…
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