Texas Police Chiefs Association
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  • July 27, 2017

Call to Action from Chief James McLaughlin, Jr. (Ret.) of Texas Police Chiefs Association

Chiefs: Reference the letter from DPS regarding fees – it was attached to SB 1, the budget bill, as Rider 58. Please call your respective state senator and state representative and let them know what financial impact this will have on your budget. It could also affect what you are allowed to send for analysis […]

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  • July 20, 2017

Skyball Selection Committee Seeking Nominations

This year during Skyball XV, the Airpower Foundation will present a refurbished automobile valued over $10,000.00, to a deserving Law Enforcement Officer.

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  • July 14, 2017

Behind The Badge Looking for Participants

Behind the Texas Badge is a book project by Doug Hutchison, retired 39 year officer from Irving Police and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association as a special ranger. Co-author, Carol Hutchison, is Doug’s wife, and a freelance photographer and writer. The goal is to photograph and interview 150 Texas police officers in all […]

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  • May 05, 2017

Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program

At our April 26, 2017, NTPCA meeting, the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program) presented a free software application called the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP).  ODMAP assists public health, fire, emergency medical service and law enforcement agencies track known and suspected overdose incidents using Smartphone technology. ODMAP helps decision makers develop strategies […]

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