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Billy Steve Turner
November 18, 2017
Billy Steve Turner, a member of the HPROA, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife Zelda L. Turner. [More]

Rebecca Aldridge
Mother of HPROA Treasurer Ed Aldridge
Rebecca Aldridge:(11-18-17 nf)  Mother of HPROA Treasurer Ed Aldridge passed away last evening at the age of 96.. Arrangements are pending at Bratcher Funeral home in Denison, Texas on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. [More]

Deborah A. Cannon
Retired Police Officer
Deborah A. Cannon,  Retired Police Officer, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the age of 56. She is survived by her husband Duayne Foore. [More]

Family Assistance Update
November 2017
Jim Hudson (11-22-17rh) We visited with Randi, Jim’s wife, today.  She said that Jim was nearly out of Medicare days and had to be moved from Cornerstone Critical Care to a skilled nursing facility. He is now at La Hacienda Nursing & Rehab Center, 3730 W Orem. He is still receiving antibiotics to treat infection and medications for pain. He has been hospitalized since May without a hip and with a broken femur. [More]

Board Meeting Minutes
November 9, 2017
NOVEMBER 9, 2017

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Jim Ashby

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

Sergeant at Arms:  Robert Crane


Determination of Quorum: Aquorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting:
Motion byWalschburger, 2nd by Kivelato approve the Minutes and the Treasurer’s Report as printed.  Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

President – Steve Rayne:
Retired Lt. [More]
Bussiness Meeting Minutes
November 9, 2017
NOVEMBER 9, 2017

Call to Order: President Steve Raynecalled meeting to order at 9:45a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance: Jim Ashby 

Minutes of Previous Meeting:
Motion by Fred Walschburger, 2nd by Forrest Turbevilleto approve the minutes as printed.  Voice Vote. Motion Carried.
Suspended Regular Order of Business
Mark Montgomery – Retired HPD Lieutenant Candidate for HPOPS Board of Director
Retired in 2010 after 25 years of service.
Attended University of Houston and South Texas College of Law earning a Law Degree in 1998.
Felt wake-up call during pension negotiations in Austin. [More]

  Retired Badge

Restoration of Outdoor Range Qualification Hours

The Outdoor Range will begin normal hours of operation beginning Sunday, September 10th, 2017, at 2200 hours. 

Normal qualification lines will begin Monday morning, September 11th, 2017, at 0000 hours. Weapons Qualifications will be done on an  “off-duty” basis per the Meet and Confer Agreement. August and September birth month officers are encouraged to complete annual TCOLE weapons qualification as soon as possible. Retiree Qualifications will begin Monday, September 11th, 2017, at 0630 hours.


Outdoor Range Qualification times:

Days:               0630, 0800, 1000 Monday - Friday

Evenings:        1600, 1800, 2000 Monday - Friday

Nights:            0000, 0200, 0400 Sunday - Thursday

Northeast Station Breakfast
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 The NE old  head breakfast has changed Locations. [More]

Pension and Upcoming Election
Bill Elkin


By Bill Elkin

As your Executive Director I take editorial license  on the issues regarding our pension system.  
With the recent city wide bond election, which resulted  in the passage of the Pension Obligation Bonds 
by a wide margin, I think that we all can feel relief from the possibility that the City of Houston would 
become bankrupt and not fulfill it’s obligation to maintain the three Defined  Benefit pension systems.  

The law that was passed and signed by Governor Greg Abbott, was the fruition of the work by those
involved from the 3 systems, mainly police and municipal employees.  The fire negotiators elected to
abandon the talks for their various reasons. [More]


Hello Retirees,
Well, we just had our Fredericksburg Reunion on Saturday October 28, 2017,  I think I can say, we all had a great time.
We had a total of 200 attendees.  Thank you Lamar and Dee Kimble for hosting the Reunion and making sure there was plenty of coffee in the morning, since it was a little chilly. Once again the lunch was provided by Boondocks Seafood, and it was excellent as usual.
Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers on Friday and Saturday that came out and helped Rosalie and I with the Silent Auction. Thank you to everyone that donated items for the auction  -  a Grand Total of $1796 was collected!!!!  All proceeds go towards the HPROA.
Next Fredericksburg Reunion dates will be posted as soon as they are available.
May you and all your family have a safe and Blessed Thanksgiving.
Matthew and Rosalie Potell
Entertainment Committee
Retiree Roundup
November 9, 2017
Retiree Roundup
November 9, 2017

Phyllis Hensen:10-8-17 nf)Platelet donations  for Phyllis have to be made at one of the three M.D. Anderson blood donation centers or catch a MDA blood drive in your area. Donations can be made at 2555 Holly Hall 7 days a week from 10AM to 5PM. You can walk in or call 713-792-7777 to schedule an appointment. The main hospital at 1515 Holcombe, 2nd floor or 1220 Holcome, 2nd floor will also work during the week. [More]

South East Lunch Bunch
December 15, 2017
Park Place Rangers/Southeast Lunch Bunch

The Annual Christmas lunch will be Friday, December 15, 2017, at 11am. [More]



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