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Salvador Anthony Gambino Sr.
January 15, 2020
1/16/20 7:40 PM
Salvador Anthony Gambino Sr. a member of thhe HPROA, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. [More]
Edgar Lee Willis, a retired Police Officer
Edgar Lee Willis, a retired Police Officer
1/16/20 2:59 PM
Edgar Lee Willis, a retired Police Officer, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife, Joann Willis. He is a Veteran of the United States Army. [More]
Geneva Ruth Morris
Wife of member Marvin Morris
1/16/20 9:25 AM
Geneva Ruth Morris:(1-15-2020) Wife of HPROA member Marvin "Pete" Morris passed away January 14, 2020. She is also the mother of retired Senior Police Officer Mark A. Morris and Marvin Bruce Morris, retired Houston Firefighter.

Visitation with family will be from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Sam Houston Funeral Home, 10129 FM 1097 W, Willis Tx

Funeral Services will be at 11:00AM on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Sam Houston Funeral Home,10129 FM 1097 W. [More]
David N. Martinez
Retired Senior Police Officer
1/13/20 7:09 PM
David N. Martinez, Retired Senior Police Officer passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at the age of 58. He is survived by his wife, retired Lieutenant Leslie A. [More]
Business Meeting Minutes
December 12, 2019
12/20/19 2:48 PM
Call to Order: President Bob Barnard called meeting to order at 9:50 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Welcomed New and First Time Members

Minutes of Previous Meeting:
•Motion by Bill Elkin, 2nd by Carlos Elliott to accept the minutes as printed.  Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

David Daniel – Mindgame Tactical
•Owner/operator of a laser, 3D custom tailored engraving company located in Montgomery, Texas.
•Laser engraving on Custom Holsters, AR Builds, Stippling, Slide Work as well as tumblers, glass, etc.  Very reasonable prices.  $20 to engrave a magazine, $10 to engrave a tumbler or $15 to purchase the tumbler and engraving. 
•Email address [More]
Board Meeting Minutes
December 12, 2019
Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Present:   Aldridge, Ashby, Barnard, Beale, Gaines, Kivela, McDonald, Potell, Rayne, Scheibe, Toth, Walschburger, Zoch
Absent: St. John

Parliamentarian – Bill Elkin 

Sergeant at Arms: Robert Crane 

Determination of Quorum: A quorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting: 
Motion by Fred Walschburger, 2nd by Steve Toth to approve the Minutes and Treasurer’s Report as printed. Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

President - Bob Barnard
•2020 prayer and pledge list provided to board members.
•Polls predict Mayor Turner has a 57-58% lead.  They also predict the candidates HPROA endorsed are leading.
•Board is working on a Mission Statement.  We are requesting suggestions and ideas from members as to the purpose and focus of the HPROA.
•The Planning Committee, Chaired by Shelly Scheibe, is working on stating the future goals, aims and future of the HPROA. [More]
TSA January K-9
Volunteers Needed
1/06/20 6:22 PM
HPROA Members;

Thanks for your continuing support. In order for TSA K9 to conduct training, they must use role players. [More]
Family Assistance Update
January 2020
Betty Pierpont Mason: (1-7-20 rh) M.D. Beall advised that Betty (HPROA member), widow of Deceased member L.R.P. Pierpont, has been fighting liver cancer for a while now.  He just received an update from her.  She’s had the first part of the Y-90 procedure yesterday.  She didn’t have to stay in the hospital but they mapped the route to her liver tumor.  It grew 3cm since September.  She will have part 2 after the artery heals which takes about 4 weeks. [More]
Retiree Roundup
December 2019
Nelson Foehner:(12-2-19) Foehner reports that a recent PET scan revealed that except for an area of the upper right arm and shoulder, all other earlier areas of involved and affected tissue have substantially or totally been resolved by chemo therapy. We will continue with three more treatments after which another PET scan will be scheduled. He invites all Prayer Warriors to remain steadfast in prayers for him and others fighting this dreaded disease.

Joe Scerbo: (12-8-19 rh) We were notified today by Wayne Black that his friend and HPROA member Joe Scerbo is extremely ill.  We contacted Joe's wife Mary and she stated he has been suffering with COPD  for a number of years, but it has now become severe. [More]

Holster Restrictions
December 2020
12/16/19 3:08 PM



Effective January 1, 2020, NO holster requiring the trigger (index) finger to be used to defeat a

retention mechanism is authorized for use by Houston Police Department personnel or for ANY

other agency Law Enforcement officers (including Retirees) shooting at Houston Police

Department Firearms Ranges. [More]

Park Place Rangers / Southeast Lunch Bunch
10/09/19 9:28 PM
Park Place Rangers / Southeast Lunch Bunch

The next gathering of the Park Place Rangers / Southeast Lunch Bunch
will be on Friday January 31, 2020, at 11am.  Please bring a friend and join us at:

 Kelley's Country Cooking
 1502 West Main Street  (FM 518)
 League City, TX

Northeast & Northwest Station Breakfasts
Every FIRST SATURDAY of each month at 7:30 am, 
at the GOLDEN CORRAL, 9663 FM 1960 W. bypass 
       (just west on FM 1960 @ the Eastex Fwy.) 
           Humble. Former Northeast officers  

Every THIRD TUESDAY of each month AT 9:00 AM.
Located at 14243 FM 2920, just West of Hwy 249.
For a monthly reminder e-mail, send your info to Dave Roberts
at  or Steve Rayne at  

12/20/19 6:35 PM


Earlier this week, the Houston Chronicle published a story detailing that Cigna may terminate its relationship with Houston Based Memorial Hermann Hospital in March 2020.  Some City of Houston insurance providers (not Kelsey), use Memorial Hermann for some of its active and pre-Medicare insurance plans. [More]



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