Redefo "Rudy" Madrid
October 29, 2020
Senior Police Officer Redefo Madrid assigned to the Airport Division - IAH passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at the age of 52. [More]
Richard V. Coleman
October 27, 2020
Retired Senior Police Officer Richard V Coleman passed away at the age of 60.

Matt Raney
Son of Bonnie Montero (deceased)
Matt Raney, son of Retired Officer Bonnie Montero (deceased) and Retired Officer and HPROA member Jim Montero passed away October 21, 2020 from stage 4 Cancer. [More]
Sergeant Harold Preston
October 20, 2020
Sergeant Harold L Preston, assigned to the Southwest Division, died in the Line of Duty on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at the age of 65.

Business Meeting Minutes
October 8, 2020
10/13/20 5:49 PM
The HPROA Business Meeting was cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The HPROA Board Meeting was held at 9:00 A.M.

Fredericksburg Reunion 2020
October 17, 2020
10/19/20 9:09 PM
Hello Retires and Friends,

This past weekend was our Fredericksburg Reunion on October 17,2020.

FAC Monthly Report
Family Assistance Committee
10/01/20 11:23 PM
September 2020

RALPH BLOUNT (9-2-20 blc) Information was received that he had been hospitalized due to a possible stroke. His wife, Donna, advised he had not had a stroke but that he had an unknown infection which caused him to be dehydrated plus other symptoms. Donna said he is about 80% better now.

DOUG BOSTOCK (9-5-20 blc) On 9-16-20 Doug had successful but extensive surgery on his legs.



For Members - Ongoing
5/14/20 3:52 PM
The HPROA has received information that some retired officers do not have access to purchasing surgical masks, nor do other retirees have the resources to hand-make them.  Due to COVID concerns, the City of Houston implemented a surgical mask program that specifically targets senior citizens and other at-risk vulnerable people.  Many members of the HPROA are in this high-risk category and accordingly, more subject to the COVID virus.
HPROA members George Buenik and Jim Hudson were instrumental in getting the HPROA’s mask request submitted to the City, and ultimately approved.

Support 4 Brother Officers
Fired in Justified Shooting
9/13/20 9:40 AM
On Thursday, September 10, 2020, four Houston Police Officers were unjustly fired for a justified shooting. [More]
HPD Honorably Retired ID's
10/29/20 5:50 PM
FYI:  It was brought to our attention that when applying for an HPD Honorably Retired ID card, there is a second page to the application form that can be easily overlooked but, very important to get completed.

HPROA Endorsements for HPOPS Trustees
Election November 25, 2020
10/21/20 3:27 PM
The HPROA Board of Directors confidently endorses and recommends Terry Bratton and Dwayne Ready in the upcoming HPOPS Trustee election.

As an incumbent, Terry has first-hand experience in the operation of HPOPS, and currently serves as its respected Chairman of the Board. [More]

FAC Presentations
Forrest Turbeville and Ron Headley
10/09/20 4:12 PM
On 10-08-2020 at the October Board meeting, Forrest Turbeville and Ron Headley were honored for their FAC service. [More]
Family Assistance Update
October 2020
10/01/20 1:13 PM
Ron and Patti Cunningham (10-29-20 blc) I spoke with Ron Cunningham today and he is scheduled to have an Ablation for AFib on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. His wife, Patti, had surgery a few months ago on her foot and is still recovering. [More]
Weekly Front Page Recap
Information Update, October 2020
You may have noticed that the weekly Front Page Recaps have stopped coming to your email every Sunday.

January 30, 2021
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For information contact:
Anthony Gonzales
Texas License To Carry (LTC)
9/03/20 8:34 PM
If you are an honorably retired Peace Officer and want to apply for an LTC with the state of Texas, you may do so at no charge provided you get a letter from the Chief of Police.

Retiree Qualifications
May 27, 2020
5/27/20 9:25 AM
  • Retirees MUST have a reservation in order to qualify.
  • Retirees are required to have their own eye and ear protection.
  • Retirees are reminded to wear a mask at all times, (optional while actually qualifying), and to practice social distancing.
  • Reservations will be scheduled by the Retiree Certification Unit (RCU), only.
Job Opportunity - Katy & S.E. Houston
Oak Ridge Police Department
10/19/20 1:32 PM
The Oak Ridge Police Department has multiple full-time school resource officer positions available in the S.E. Houston and Katy areas.

Any retiree interested in one of these positions should review



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