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Jack L. Nicholson Jr.
Retired Police Officer
5/21/15
Retired Police Officer Jack L. Nicholson Jr. passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015.  Jack joined the Department February 12, 1957 as a Junior Clerk in the Burglary and Theft Division. [More]
 

Jason Angeli
Senior Police Officer
5/21/15

Senior Police Officer Jason Angeli passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.  He joined Police Academy Class #174 on August 31, 1998.  During his career, he served at the Southwest Division, Northeast Division, Westside Division, Midwest Division, Investigative First Responder Division, and the Burglary and Theft Division. [More]
 


James Carlson Thomason
May 11, 2015
5/12/15
 James Carlson Thomason, 91, HPROA member, passed away on 
Monday, May 11, 2015.  He joined the department on November 7, 1945.  
He was promoted to Detective on August 4, 1950, and was last assigned
to the Robbery Division. [More]
 

Election News
2016
5/14/15

             HPROA Annual Elections

As set out in our By-laws, the President and half (1/2) of the Board
of Directors is elected every year. This year the following positions
are available for election.

 Please Note: Associate Members are not eligible for nomination

President                                         Board Position # 2

1st Vice- President                        Board Position # 4

Treasurer                                         Board Position # 6

 

Any Regular Member, in good standing, can run for any position on
the Board of Directors, including the positions of President,  
vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, or any numbered board position.  
Note:  numbered board positions 1 - 9 are open in alternate years, odd
or even years. [More]
 

Job Opportunity
5/15/15
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Board Meeting Minutes
May 14, 2015
HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BOARD MEETING MINUTES

May 14, 2015
Call to Order:  President Steve Rayne called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Present:  Ashby, Barnard, Beale, Elkin, Gaines, Headley, Lankford, Rayne, St.John, Toth, Walschburger, Zoch
Absent:    Blair, Miller

Sergeant at Arms:  Robert Crane  -Absent 

Parliamentarian:  Matt Potell 

Determination of Quorum: A quorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting: 
Motion by Ashby, 2nd by Lankford to approve minutes as printed.  Voice Vote.  Carried.

President - Steve Rayne:
Airport Police Sergeant Albright has again invited HPROA members to the Friday, May 15, 2015 arrival of the Wounded Warriors sponsored by the Mothers of Military Service. [More]
 

Business Meeting Minutes
May 14, 2015
5/20/15

BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
MAY 14, 2015

Call to Order: President Steve Rayne called the meeting to order at 9:45 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Minutes of Previous Meeting:
Motion by Bill Elkin, 2nd by Nelson Foehner to approve minutes as printed.  Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

Member Joann Rabago – American Cancer Society 
Thanked HPROA members for supporting Sharla’s Angels on the May 1st cancer walk. [More]
 
South East Lunch Bunch
May 29, 2015
5/12/15
The Next S.E. Lunch Bunch
Location:  Jim Changas  - 2504 Gulf Fwy  S. [More]
 

 
Family Assistance Update
May 2015
5/04/15
Ed Salinas:5-(14-15 – Forrest) Information from E.J. Smith that Ed is at Kelsey Spring being treated for gout. No other info available at this time.
 
John Gallemore –(5-8-15 – Forrest) We received a phone called from Terry (John’s wife) John has been battling Cancer and M/S for a long time and had the cancer pretty well under control a time or two but the M/S treatment has been dealing him much pain and problems. Terry stated that they just got information that the cancer has returned to his lung and is about one (1) centimeter in size. At this time they have decided “no more chemo” due to the negative reaction of the M/S to the chemo. John is in good spirits and his voice is much clearer and stronger today (5-15-15). Terry states that she contributes his attitude to the fact that John is such a devout Christian and please keep both John and Terry in your daily prayers.
 
Fred T. Eicholtz – (5-14-15- Forrest)Information from Charles Martel (Associate Member) that Fred had surgery pertaining to his Parkinson Disease. An update On Fred”s condition will be noted when obtained.
Update–(5-16-15 – Forrest) We called the home of Fred and Judy and she related on Tuesday May 12th Fred went into St Luke's Oquinn tower to have radio frequency ablation on his esophagus.  This procedure burns off pre cancerous cells on his esophagus hopefully to grow back normal cells.  It was determined at that time that Fred would have surgery to correct his hiatal hernia on June 22nd.  He is home and is doing fine.  Just keep him in your prayers also for his Parkinson's symptoms.

Bruce Music (5-11-15 rh) Bruce was transferred to TIRR in the Medical Center (329-A) where he  has received more extensive therapy during the last few weeks.  Mrs. Music said that Bruce may be sent home within the next week or two.  She said Bruce will be needing some hospital equipment and we advised that we would be able to provide it.  She also wanted to know if anyone knows of any ADA contractors. Apparently to do some remodeling in the bathroom. If any one has information, please contact her at 281-381-6367.

"Chuck" Smith:(5-10-15 nf) We visited with Chuck on 5-9-15 and he reported that he is now on dialysis and has been for a couple of weeks. He is feeling much better and that was evident in our conversation. Doing the dialysis at home has made a big difference. Continue to keep Chuck in your prayers, it works.

Jerry Williams:(5-9-15 nf) Visited with wife Linda by phone and she reported that Jerry was sleeping and that he was tolerating his chemo treatments well except that it made him tired. He still has a long way to go with Chemo. Continue to keep Jerry in your daily prayers.
 
Willie Joe Kovar:(5-9-15 nf) Visted with Kovar by phone and he reports that he is recovering well. He is mobile and driving but he is still sore at the surgery site in the rib area. [More]
 
Retiree Roundup
May 14, 2015
RETIRED OFFICERS ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE
MAY 14, 2015

Bruce Music (04-07-15 rh) - We received information from Bruce's family that he is finally back at University Place next to Southwest Memorial, where he will continue his therapy. Best time for visiting is evenings and weekends! 

William Jean Wat
t (04-09-15 rh) – We visited with Jean today by phone and he was in good spirits, but is still under going chemo treatment for what was originally diagnosed as colon cancer. [More]
 

  Retired Badge
Firearms Certification and Renewal
Revised 03/26/2014
11/08/13
TO RENEW THE HONORABLY RETIRED IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH STATE AND/OR 
FEDERAL CONCEALED HANDGUN CERTIFICATIONS

1. MAIL APPLICATION AND AFFIDAVIT TO THE RETIREE CERTIFICATION UNIT
Download and complete the application and affidavit four weeks prior to your State/Federal 
Certifications expiration date. For the affidavit, you will need to sign and have the affidavit 
notarized prior to mailing or mail the affidavit unsigned and without notarization. [More]
 

 



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