A messaage from ArtAcevedo Chief ofPolice
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you that retired
EAC Kirk Munden quietly passed away last night. Kirk was surrounded by his
loving family and close friends when he was called home.
Those of us
that knew Kirk knew him as a great cop, leader, husband, father and
friend.Sadly, he was taken from us way too soon and will be truly missed.
Recently, Kirk personally gave me the greatest gift by agreeing to come back to
Houston PD and serve as Chief of Staff for 24 months to help with our
transition. That's the kind of man he was, he cared deeply for HPD and the
people of Houston so much that he was willing to come back and serve again.
Although I and all of you will miss Kirk, his passing has strengthened
my resolve to do my best to serve you and the people of Houston in a manner
worthy of Kirk's approval.
I urge everyone to keep Kirk, his family,
friends and colleagues in your thoughts and prayers. I also urge you all to
continue to serve in a manner that honors Kirk and our long history of
excellence. Lastly, his passing is a reminder of how delicate and fleeting life
is, so please take a moment to love and appreciate the many blessings life
Our Family Assistance Unit will be coordinating memorial
services with the Munden family with details to follow.
As always, be
safe and do not hesitate to call me if I can be of service.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Enrolling merchants in our "Criminal Surveillance Apprehension System". When
there is a Robbery, with one of our clients, we edit and enhance their video of
the crime. We then publish, post and offer to local TV
stations, Social Media, Neighborhood Watch, Crime Stoppers, and any other
entities that we can post with. We reiterate this information to the
local Police Dept., that a $1,000. (minimum) Reward (Case
Number included) is now being offered for information leading to the Arrest
& Conviction of these criminals. For more information, go to: Website: www.tocatchthethief.com
Be Advised this information has not been certified at this point by any know member.
Jack Wood, 888-921-6875 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Message from Jim Davis
Monday, November 21, 2016
I have discovered a free call screening service that is transparent it is
NOMOROBO and is recommended by consumer reports, I have had it for several
months and it works great, it has a national data base of thousands of scam
numbers and is up dated constantly, when your phone rings it also rings at the
screening center your phone rings once and before it can ring a second time it
has screened the call and if its a spam number in their data base your phone
will not ring a second time, non spam numbers are not effected, You still need
a call blocker for local Joe the plumber cold calls but this takes care of the
IRS scams, political calls, the credit card and other scams, my phone rings just
once several times a day and I know it was a intercepted robocall. please check
it out and tell fellow HPROA members finally some relief is available, works on
most voip phones AT&t U-verse vonage and others, cell and hard wired
protection available for a small fee.
Need more information
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Can someone take notes and provide those of us unable to attend
the monthly meeting the information and responses to questions during the HPOPS
presentation. This information could be posted on the website or sent to members
via a mass emailing. This is such an important topic to all of us.
Unfortunately, the only information those who cannot come to the meetings
receive is the one or two sentences contained in the minutes of the meetings.
Thank you for your consideration of this request. email@example.com
Donna Peck (Juvenille Division)
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
I hope this finds you all standing tall and
doing well. I have some sad news to deliver about an old friend of the SWAT
Team and many of you. Donna Peck who worked for many years over at the Juvenile
Division is in a very bad way. She contracted a virus that has attacked her
heart and it looks like she will need a heart transplant. The doctors are
working through that process and she hopes to get one but for now she is in a
hospital in South Carolina without much to do but wait.
If you remember her at HPD, she would love to
hear from you. Her number is posted below and she can answer it most times.
She is in good spirits and a voice from the past would do her good.
Please call if you can.
M. L. “Sandy” Wall
GROUP l Director, Training Group
Monday, September 19, 2016
Stella Steely Milam wrote a book, 'UNTIL TOMORROW" about her deceased husband,
HPD's Ellis Eugene Milam. This is a geneology book also about both of their
families, including her remembrances of Ellis. It is in the Clayton Geneology
Library on Caroline in Houston. Please consider placing this somewhere
Message:Just a question about an HPD policy
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Message:Just a question about an HPD policy that affects all retired officers, including HPROA members. Regardless of where retired officers now live, HPD requires them to appear at the Travis building for the sole purpose of taking a photo in order to renew their retired ID card. This is a change - in the past, I was able to email a photo. Now, they demand a personal appearance, with the statement "Our Photo/Identification card system does not allow us to upload outside photos" A copy of that response is available. Would it be possible for someone at HPROA to address the bad policy with HPD? Many thanks. Arnie Schulze
Vernon H. Maness
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Hi I'm trying to find the badge number for my grandmother's brother Vernon Houston Maness. He was a Houston police officer probably from 1950 until he retired. There is no one left from his generation that has this knowledge and he had no children that have this information. Please tell me if you know how I could find out his badge number. It is so important to me now that I'm an adult and I'm trying to put our family history together for my children and their children. Any help you can give me would be appreciated. Thank you so very much, Belinda Stone
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Message:Retired Police Patrol Officer - Miami Consulting
company is looking for a Houston police patrol officers to serve as consultants
for market research project. Seeking officers with recent experience enforcing
motor vehicle laws and testifying in court to present evidence and act as
witnesses in traffic cases. There will be no litigation involved in the project,
only research based. Compensation is $100 per hour Required education: High
school or equivalent Required experience: Police Patrol Officer: 3 years
"Old School Thoughts"
Monday, July 11, 2016
I retired last year after 36 years from class #86. During my tenure I served under several U.S. Presidents, from Carter in 1979, to our current president.
I can't remember ever working the streets and not feeling I had the support for my profession from an active or past president until the current one. Up until the recent Dallas assassinations, the current president has shown more support for the Police haters than for the Police Officers, who by the way, are out in the street to serve, protect & die for the very people that are spewing Hatorade towards them.
I also believe the message that needs to be spoken more is that "any" person that has an encounter with a Police Officer should not run, fight or resist in any way. If an Officer is out of line, abusive or illegal, there are safe channels available in every department to complain on those Officers. If a person believes they can win a street encounter with an Officer by resisting, shouldn't be surprised to receive an unfortunate outcome. Maybe better slogans would be "Just Comply-You Won't Die" &
"All Lives Matter"