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POSTED 07-11-2016: 2016 Lieutenant Exam Eligibility List UPDATED (Read the email explanation below under "UPCOMING EVENTS / DEDICATIONS)
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APA BOARD MEETING
TUESDAY
August 16, 2016
at the APA Headquarters
5817 Wilcab Road
11 am


GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Thursday,
August 4
, 2016
at the APA Headquarters
5817 Wilcab Road
11:00 am LUNCH
11:45 am MEETING

 

 

Due to the importance of tracking and understanding regular decisions being made by the Police Retirement Pension Board the current APA Board voted today to change the 2015 monthly board meeting dates to the 3rd Thursday of every month at 11 am and held at the APA Headquarters.

July 31, 2016 Navigating Family Resiliency Seminar
August 4, 2016 General Membership Meeting
August 16, 2016 APA Board of Directors Meeting
September 1, 2016 General Membership Meeting
September 20, 2016 APA Board of Directors Meeting
October 6, 2016 General Membership Meeting
October 18, 2016 APA Board of Directors Meeting
November 3, 2016 General Membership Meeting
November 15, 2016 APA Board of Directors Meeting
December 3, 2016 General Membership Meeting
December 1, 2016 APA Board of Directors Meeting
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Navigating Family Resiliency Seminar: July 31st at the APA UNION HALL: 1pm to 4pm

 
 
This engaging workshop focus on the family working together to learn, discuss and challenge themselves to grow. Guided discussions and activities coach families to address emotions, unexpected stressors and issues unique to law enforcement families. Providing a safe place to engage families and children can support Officer safety in the line of duty in that family has a stronger skill set and toolbox to cope with challenging events before the event even occurs. Much like a vaccine to prevent against disease, teaching resiliency can help reduce the effect of stress on families. Resiliency can be taught - and in this workshop we address specific needs of law enforcement families.
  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FLIER
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Austin Police Association FUNDRAISER for Dallas Fallen Officers

 
 

The Austin Police Association is coordinating a fundraiser for the families of the fallen Dallas police officers. APD officers will be able to authorize a ONE-TIME payroll deduction contribution during pay period 08/07/2016 – 08/20/2016. A payroll deduction form through the Austin Police Association’s AP8 banner has been approved by City Payroll.

When all funds are collected Ken Casaday will personally visit with the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority to help distribute 100% of the funds collected to the families of the fallen Dallas police officers.

If you have any questions please contact Val with the APA:
Valencia Escobar, Executive Director
Austin Police Association
512-474-6993

  CLICK HERE to download the
Line of Duty Contribution Form for Dallas Fallen Officers
 
OTHER WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE:
 

1) Checks payable to Austin Police Association, Ref: Dallas Officer’s Fund
Mail to: 5817 Wilcab Road, Austin, TX  78721

2) Cash donations can be dropped off at APA Headquarters, 5817 Wilcab Rd, Austin, TX 78721

3) The Austin Police Association has set up a paypal account in which 100% of contributions will go directly to the families.

 
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  POSTED 07-11-2016: 2016 Lieutenant Exam Eligibility List UPDATED
  NOTE REGARDING THE UPDATED LIST: We were informed that the data for education points we received from APD Academy was not complete. Sergeant Sullivan should have received a point for education. After adjusting the list by adding the education point to Sergeant Sullivan he moved up a space from 4 to 3.
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Limited Edition Black Holy Bears Available at the APA Union Hall

 
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2016 Austin Police Department Officers Distinguished Awards Ceremony

Presented by The Austin Police Association, The Austin Police Department & Austin Cops for Charities

 
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  SPECIAL THANKS TO WHATABURGER 736
 
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CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO

AUSTIN -- In a press conference Tuesday, the Austin Police Association president cited staffing and training as issues that may have led to an officer fatally shooting 17-year-old David Joseph last week.

Flanked by police union advocates, the Austin Police Association President Ken Casaday said there has been a rush to judgment from Chief Art Acevedo about one of their own: senior patrol officer Geoffrey Freeman. Freeman shot and killed Joseph in a Northeast Austin neighborhood last week.

"It was absolutely inappropriate," Casaday said.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY

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Amigos En Azul
Austin Cops for Charities
APA Political Action Committee
Austin Police Womens Association
Texas Peace Officers Association
Lesbian & Gay Peace Officers Assoc.
 
 
 
APD "CHALLENGE" Coins - $10
Visit the APA Union Hall to purchase
 
APA "SOCIETY" T-SHIRTS
APA SHIRTS AVAILABLE AT THE APA UNION HALL for $10
FRONT: APA Logo
BACK:
"A SOCIETY THAT MAKES WAR WITH ITS POLICE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MAKE PEACE WITH ITS CRIMINALS"

"Fits to a Tee"
Wayne Vincent responds to APA shirt controversy
Austin Chronicle, 11-13-2013
CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to view a larger version of the shirt
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