Newsletter - Important Message Messageen-us2021-02-24T22:32:24.2849995-06:00New Challenge Coin Message&newsletterid=9472/10/2021 12:45:03 PM<img alt="EastsideChallengeCoin.png" src="" style="border:0px solid black;" height="161" width="322"><br>Good morning,<br><br>I wanted to reach out to you to let you know that the Eastside Division is currently taking pre-orders for any officer that wants to order a challenge coin. My Commander wanted me to extend the invitation to retirees as well in case anyone wanted one.Retiree Classes Cancelled Message&newsletterid=87412/21/2020 11:49:18 AM<img alt="TrainingLogo.jpeg" src="" style="border:0px solid black;" height="154" width="161"><br>Due to COVID-19, retirees will not be allowed to attend in-service classes, according to an announcement from HPD.<br><br>Although most retirees typically don&#8217;t register for these courses, there are a very few courses that retirees were previously allowed to attend (Balancing the Badge was one).<br><br>It is important to note that this also applies to retirees on Phase-Down Options A and B.&nbsp; Specifically, HPD related:<br><br><div><i>&#8220;Yes it does (sic: apply to Phase-Down A and B retirees).HPD Honorably Retired ID's Message&newsletterid=84210/29/2020 5:50:14 PMIt 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.&nbsp; &nbsp;The bottom of this second page needs to be filled-out and signed by a notary.<div><br></div><div>This however, is not to be confused with the State &amp; Federal Handgun Certifications.HPROA Endorsements for HPOPS Trustees Message&newsletterid=83810/21/2020 3:27:45 PMThe HPROA Board of Directors confidently endorses and recommends Terry Bratton and Dwayne Ready in the upcoming HPOPS Trustee election.<p class="p2">As an incumbent, Terry has first-hand experience in the operation of HPOPS, and currently serves as its respected Chairman of the Board.&nbsp; His documented record of leadership is well known and on the table.Family Benefit/Fundraiser Message&newsletterid=8148/14/2020 8:02:44 AM<div style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: medium;">-Taking bids now through August 28, 2020-</span></div>On May 2, 2020 Officers Knox and Cormier were involved in a helicopter crash while assisting on a call for service.&nbsp; The crash resulted in the death of Flight Tactical Officer Jason Knox, and severe injuries to Senior Police Officer Chase Cormier.Important Message Message&newsletterid=66611/17/2019 6:31:33 AM<div>The PAC has selected the candidates to endorse in the Run-Off election in December. Let's ask all of our members that cannot vote to contact their friends, that live within Houston City Limits, to vote for our recommendations, as it is critical for our pensions and insurance.