CLEAT Blog

CLEAT President Calls for the removal of Dallas Co. District Attorney

For Immediate Release April, 17, 2019  Contact: George Aranda, President, Dallas NLLEO-CLEAT; Todd Harrison, President, Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, CLEAT DALLAS -The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, CLEAT is calling for the removal of Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot from his newly elected position after he announced he will not prosecute…
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CLEAT Stands Up for University/School District Officers

CLEAT Stands Up for University/School District Officers --- Makes another push for legislation to address pension disparity / inequity By: Chris Jones, Membership Services Coordinator March 8th, was the 60th day of the current Legislative Session in Austin and the last day to file bills without special permission.  CLEAT’s legislative program for 2019 has taken…
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CLEAT and AFLAC: New Member Benefit

CLEAT announced our new AFLAC member benefit in the last Texas Police Star. A lot of hard work has been done to bring you the best policies your money can buy. We are offering Critical Illness, Accident and Disability policies. The current enrollment period will end on March 15, 2019. Contact: AFLAC Representative Charles Smith…
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CLEAT Questions Legality of “No Chase Policies,” seeks AG Ruling

By Chris Jones CLEAT Public Affairs More and more, Texas law enforcement agencies are implementing “no chase” or “limited chase” policies.  We have heard from numerous members who have expressed their fear and frustration regarding these policies.  Many officers believe that these policies fly in the face of their mission to thwart crime and arrest…
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CLEAT Stops Sheriff from Privatizing El Paso Jails

In a stunning victory for CLEAT and the El Paso County Sheriff's Officer's Association, CLEAT has stopped the Sheriff from privatizing jobs in the El Paso County Jails. In September of 2015, El Paso County Sheriff, Richard Wiles, gave 16 Detention Officer jobs to non-law enforcement employees.  He had plans to take away 8 more…
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Political Endorsements

CLEAT was the first statewide law enforcement union in Texas to endorse candidates, first to lobby the state legislature, first to encourage our local affiliates to become politically active and the first to form a Political Action Committee. The CLEAT political endorsement is free, independent and free from political influence. Since we are the only…
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