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Benjamin C. Williams
HPD Sergeant
9/17/20 1:51 PM
Sergeant Benjamin C Williams, assigned to the Crime Analysis and Command Center, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the age of 46. [More]
Luis M. Reyna
Senior Police Officer
9/11/20 3:45 PM
Luis M Reyna, Retired Senior Police Officer, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020.

Donnie Bird
Brother of Ronnie Bird
9/02/20 1:46 PM
Donnie Bird, former Houston Police Officer and twin brother of HPROA Member and Retired Lieutenant Ronnie Bird, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 following a year and a half battle with pancreatic cancer.

Business Meeting Minutes
September 10, 2020
9/10/20 8:29 PM
The HPROA Business Meeting was cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The HPROA Board Meeting was held at 9:00 A.M.

FAC Monthly Report
Family Assistance Committee

August 2020 Report

Bennie Green (8-29-20 blc) I visited by phone today with Bennie Green. He stated that he is currently on dialysis and waiting on a kidney transplant. Bennie is still quite active as he walks several times a week and rides his stationary bicycle to stay fit. We had a great visit about old days with the department. Bennie is very uplifting, has a great attitude and outlook on life.  Due to COVID, he would rather not have visitors but would enjoy hearing from friends and co-workers. [More]

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.  They have families and mortgages.  Bills will begin to pile up while they wait for their appeal to be heard. [More]
Fredericksburg Reunion
October 17, 2020
9/10/20 8:31 PM
Still a GO for October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am Pioneer Pavilion, Lady Bird Park.
Please Bring any silent auction items the day of Reunion.

COVID-19 mandates masks and social distancing.

From Matt and Rosalie Potell
Entertainment Committee / Host

Family Assistance Update
September 2020
9/16/20 1:13 PM
Monty Montgomery (9-22-20 blc) Monty called me today and said that he is doing pretty good. He said he misses everyone and will be glad when we are able to have meetings again.

Employment Opportunity
City of Oak Ridge
9/22/20 5:22 PM


An HPROA member sent this employment opportunity for posting.  If any retired Officers are interested see the below description.  Multiple officers will be hired. [More]

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.
  • Reservations will be scheduled by the Retiree Certification Unit (RCU), only.
HPROA Election Results
August 2019
8/14/19 9:16 AM

 President  Bob Barnard  906
 2nd Vice President  M.D.

HPOPS Board of Trustees
Message - June 20, 2020
6/20/20 5:51 PM
HPOPS Rumor Mill

Apparently, there is a post on social media that the HPOPS investment rate of return for the year ended June 30, 2020 is a negative 11%.




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