HAPCOA’s Annual Training Symposium will be cancelled due COVID related issues and restrictions on government travel. Please stay tuned for updates on next year’s Training Symposium which will be held in Los Angeles CA.

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Join us for a general membership meeting and special presentation by author Linden Gross asRead More

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(Nashville) Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to participate on a roundtableRead More

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WASHINGTON, DC – On May 13, 2021, Larry Cosme, President of the Federal Law EnforcementRead More

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(Los Angeles) HAPCOA LA Chapter supporting member and corporate sponsor Gerard Orozco will be recognizedRead More

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HAPCOA is proud to announce a partnership with Northcentral University, a nonprofit based in SanRead More

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Harvard University (HUPD) Interim Police Chief Denis Dowing, announced effective Monday February 22, 2021, Sgt.Read More

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of Public Affairs Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as Secretary ofRead More

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January 8, 2021, Washington, DC — The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) joinsRead More

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Read more about National Faith & Blue Weekend.

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(Los Angeles)  On Monday, December 7, 2002, George Gascón was sworn in as the 43rdRead More

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The National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE) hosted its national meeting on AugustRead More

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(Washington)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to attend the InitialRead More

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(Washington, DC) Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) member Victor Avila, a retired ICERead More

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ANNOUNCING NATIONAL FAITH AND BLUE WEEKEND: A Public-Private Collaborative Effort to Build Bridges and BreakRead More

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Blossoms and Bling!

August 25, 2020

Our sweet Brooke Elizabeth loved wearing and sharing beautiful blossoms and bling! Now YOU canRead More

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A WRITTEN STATEMENT: Prepared by the National Board of Directors of the Hispanic American PoliceRead More

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On July 16, 2020, Mr. Paul J. Chapa who serves as the Assistant Vice PresidentRead More

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A Written Statement: Prepared by theNational Board of Directors of theHispanic American Police Command OfficersRead More

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(Washington, DC) On June 16, 2020, President Trump signed an Executive Order to foster closerRead More

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A Written Statement: Prepared by the National Board of Directors of the Hispanic American PoliceRead More

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On Peace Officers Memorial Day and during Police Week, we commend the brave men andRead More

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A WRITTEN STATEMENTSubmitted to thePresidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of JusticeOn behalfRead More

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HAPCOA has supported the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) Annual Candlelight Vigil byRead More

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(Washington, DC)  HAPCOA was invited to participate in a symposium call with Acting Secretary ChadRead More

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Law Enforcement Administrators, Leadership, Officers, and Civilian Staff The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s OfficeRead More

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Now Accepting Nominations until 8:00 PM EDT, April 24, 2020 The U.S. Department of JusticeRead More

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(San Antonio)  With the postponement of the HAPCOA 46th Annual National Law Enforcement Training Symposium,Read More

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(San Antonio)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) has decided to postpone itsRead More

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Local police departments have to closely work with the communities they serve and protect. InRead More

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(Washington)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to attend the InaugurationRead More

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(Washington, DC) The 3rd Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing was heldRead More

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(San Juan)  HAPCOA is proud to announce and support the nomination of Mr. Pedro “Pete”Read More

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(Washington, DC)  The American Bar Association (ABA), Standing Committee on Gun Violence, held an executiveRead More

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HAPCOA AGUILA AWARDS PROGRAM

November 19, 2019

Award Nominations Now Accepted:  Deadline February 15, 2020 The Hispanic American Police Command Officers AssociationRead More

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(Washington DC) HAPCOA offers its support of the DHS Women in Law Enforcement Mentoring Program. Read More

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(Santo Domingo) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) and the Global Alliance ofRead More

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HAPCOA is now partnering with a TV show that will give us exposure to aRead More

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(New York)  The Global Alliance of Hispanic Law Enforcement Professionals (GAHLEP) sponsored its 7th AnnualRead More

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Charles “Carlos” Garcia  With a heavy heart, HAPCOA reports the passing of Charles “Carlos” Garcia,Read More

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On August 20, 2019, Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) San Antonio Chapter PresidentRead More

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HAPCOA was invited to attend the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) 2019Read More

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San Antonio Chapter President Don Tijerina represented HAPCOA on a Southwest Border visit, June 2-6,Read More

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Andrea Fata (USSS –EAP) has graciously put together the following Mental Health resources IACP PsychologicalRead More

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(New York City)  On Sunday, July 14, 2019, HAPCOA and the Global Alliance of Hispanic LawRead More

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HAPCOA encourages all to consider nominating deserving members of your agencies for the DOJ/BJA MedalRead More

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(Vancouver)  The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) held’s its 61st Annual Symposium &Read More

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(South Padre Island, TX)  ICE Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata was honored by HAPCOA withRead More

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Federal, state, local, and tribal public safety officers perform courageous acts in communities across ourRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer recently named Omar Lopez Director of the NavalRead More

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HAPCOA National Board and San Antonio Chapter members attended the 44th Annual Heroes Luncheon sponsoredRead More

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(Washington DC)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) along with the Spanish AmericanRead More

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WASHINGTON – There was a time when Hector Hernandez questioned his future in law enforcement.Read More

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(Washington, DC)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to attend aRead More

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(Baltimore) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) has signed a historic Memorandum ofRead More

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(Baltimore) Each year, during the HAPCOA General Membership meeting, the HAPCOA National Board is electedRead More

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(Baltimore) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) sponsors the coveted “AGUILA Awards Program”.Read More

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HAPCOA Youth Scholarship Information: http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/hapcoa-scholarship-info.pdf

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HAPCOA Salutes Jesus “Chuy” Rangel on having his art piece entitled “Los Chingónes de Califas” beingRead More

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Promotional Seminar

February 26, 2019

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HAPCOA National Board Vice President Ivan Acosta, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), was recently promotedRead More

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Alonzo Peña (https://www.hstoday.us/federal-pages/dhs/ice/former-ice-deputy-director-alonzo-pena-dies/) Mr. Alonzo Peña was the President and Founder of DMEP based inRead More

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(Los Angeles)  The newly formed HAPCOA LA Chapter held its Holiday Mixer on December 12,Read More

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(Prince George’s County, Maryland) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers’ Association-National Capitol Region (HAPCOA-NCR), theRead More

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(Washington DC) The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) hosted a Research Summit on Women inRead More

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(Los Angeles)  Los Angeles County Sheriff-elect Alex Villanueva (to be sworn in on Monday, DecemberRead More

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(Washington DC)  HAPCOA was invited by the Department of Justice / COPS Office to sendRead More

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(Washington DC)  On November 1, 2019, The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) wasRead More

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(Washington DC) The Department of Justice invited HAPCOA to attend the US Department of Justice,Read More

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(Orlando) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was officially represented at the 125thRead More

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(Washington DC) On September 18, 2018, the United States Capitol Police’s Office of Inclusion, Diversity, EquityRead More

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(Washington, DC) HAPCOA National President Richard Rosa and HAPCOA NCR Chapter President Joe Perez attendedRead More

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(Broomfield, CO)  HAPCOA National President Richard Rosa and HAPCOA member, Juan Riberas, attended the 45thRead More

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(Austin) On September 11, 2018 at the Capital in the Great State of Texas, formerRead More

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(Washington, DC) HAPCOA honors the memories of all the fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters andRead More

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(Washington DC)  IACP President Chief Louis M. Dekmar (La Grange, Georgia) invited HAPCOA’s Executive DirectorRead More

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(Panama) The Panamanian National Police held its first annual International K9 Congress on Monday, AugustRead More

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(Corpus Christi)  HAPCOA’s 2nd National Vice President Chief Teresa Ramon also serves as the electedRead More

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(Ft. Lauderdale) HAPCOA National President Richard Rosa attended the opening plenary session on Monday, JulyRead More

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(Los Angeles)  Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore promoted HAPCOA member Robert N. Arcos, toRead More

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(Washington DC)  Long time HAPCOA member E. Erik Moncayo was recently appointed to the positionRead More

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HAPCOA was invited to attend a Traffic Safety Committee Meeting held during the National Sheriff’sRead More

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Magnus Leadership Award

July 25, 2018

HAPCOA National Board 3rd Vice President Sheriff Javier Salazar was awarded a MAGNUS Leadership AwardRead More

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San Antonio HAPCOA Chapter and National Board Member Rolando Belmares has been selected as theRead More

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(San Antonio, Texas) HAPCOA National Board 3rd Vice President Sheriff Javier Salazar and San AntonioRead More

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(Washington, DC)  In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15Read More

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(Los Angeles)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) elected and promoted its 2018Read More

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(Washington, DC) HAPCOA was invited and President Tina Nieto accepted to participate in the National OfficerRead More

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(Baltimore, MD) HAPCOA 1st VP Richard Rosa along with HNLEA Executive Director – Luis Rodriguez,Read More

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The San Antonio Express-News  (4/17) reports the Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office and Judson IndependentRead More

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(Panama) HAPCOA Panama Chapter members were invited to attend the Panamanian National Police “Dia DelRead More

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(Oakland, CA) HAPCOA was invited and President Tina Nieto accepted to participate in the NOBLERead More

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United By Light

April 12, 2018

On May 13, we will officially dedicate the 360 names added to the Memorial thisRead More

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HAPCOA was invited and 1st VP Richard Rosa accepted to participate in a stakeholder teleconRead More

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(Washington, DC) HAPCOA National Board member 1st VP Richard Rosa and Alex Zunca – ExecutiveRead More

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(Los Angeles)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) announced its selectees for itsRead More

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Click here for more information: https://noticiasya.com/2018/02/20/agentes-especiales-revelan-el-secreto-detras-del-servicio/

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February 15, 2018. The Latin American Coalition’s mission is to raise awareness in the areasRead More

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On Friday, January 19th, Manny Ovalle, National Board Member of HAPCOA, met with a groupRead More

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HAPCOA as a member of the National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence has joined withRead More

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(Houston)  On the heels of the historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) being signing in SanRead More

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Darryl De Souza was recently selected to serve as the new Commissioner of the BalitmoreRead More

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(Los Angeles)  Several members of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers National Board worked withRead More

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Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association, United Black Police OfficersRead More

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(Washington DC)  At the invitation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, members of law enforcement andRead More

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The Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators (TACUPA) presented its 2017 Bill G.Read More

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For over a decade the famed Dallas Chorizo & Menudo Community Breakfast has been hostedRead More

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(Dallas)  The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization (NLLEO) held its 25th Annual National Training SymposiumRead More

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(Panama)  The HAPCOA Panama Chapter remembers fallen New York Police Department (NYPD) Officer James Whittington,Read More

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(Hyattsville, MD)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) National Capitol Region Chapter participatedRead More

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(Kansas City)  The National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA) held its 44th Annual National SymposiumRead More

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The City of Marina has selected Tina M. Nieto as the City of Marina’s newRead More

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(Panama) The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) Panama Chapter swore-in as its latestRead More

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(Hyattsville, MD) On Thursday October 5, 2017 from 6am until 6pm, HAPCOA members participated in aRead More

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(Washington, DC)  HAPCOA was invited to participate in the National Narcotic Officers Associations’ Coalition (NNOCA)Read More

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God provides us time; it’s how we choose to manage our time. As soon asRead More

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(Washington, DC)  HAPCOA National Board members, 1st Vice President Rich Rosa and Executive Director TonyRead More

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(Baton Rouge)  One-year after an unprovoked attack on members of the Baton Rouge Police DepartmentRead More

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(Atlanta)  The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) held its 41st Annual TrainingRead More

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(San Antonio)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) in partnership with the TrinityRead More

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Congratulations to HAPCOA Atlanta Chapter, 2nd VP, Gina Hawkins who was selected to serve asRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Association of Police Attachés of Latin America (APALA) and the International LawRead More

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HAPCOA 1st VP Richard Rosa and HAPCOA NCR Chapter President Joe Perez On Friday, MayRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications andRead More

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Congratulations to long-time HAPCOA member Maria del Carmen Irizarry-Rodriguez (retired Special Agent NCIS) on herRead More

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Immigration enforcement is a complex and challenging issue for communities and their law enforcement agenciesRead More

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(Los Angeles) On Saturday, March 18, 2017 the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA)Read More

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(Atlanta)   Active HAPCOA members located in the Atlanta, Georgia region petitioned the HAPCOA National BoardRead More

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The NLEOM Thin Blue Line

February 28, 2017

(Washington DC)  The construction of the new National Law Enforcement Officer Museum is well underway.Read More

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(Panama City, Panama)  On January 20, 2017, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association PanamaRead More

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch held her final meeting with Law Enforcement Stakeholders on Thursday, JanuaryRead More

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As leading law enforcement leadership and labor organizations, we have long been dedicated to advancingRead More

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(San Antonio)  Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, on Friday, January 6, 2017, appointed Don TijerinaRead More

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(San Antonio)  On January 1st, Javier Salazar was officially sworn-in at the Bexar County CourthouseRead More

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The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association – National Capitol Region Chapter, along with membersRead More

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(Houston) Members of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) and members of theRead More

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(Washington)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) held its 43rd Annual National LawRead More

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    This Violence Against Law Enforcement Must End To deliberately target those in societyRead More

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As part of SafeGuard’s commitment ensuring the safety and protecting the lives of law enforcementRead More

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Location:  The Hotel Maya, Long Beach CAEvent date:  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:00am-1:00pm HAPCOA, theRead More

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HAPCOA Interns are recognized and issued certificates by Director Roderick Allison, Federal Air Marshal Service,Read More

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(Quantico, VA)  The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month at the Russell-KnoxRead More

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(Washington)  On Wednesday, October 5, 2016 the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Equal EmploymentRead More

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The proper use and care of your body armor vest is essential to maintaining itsRead More

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Los Angeles, CA – The Latino Coalition (TLC) is the leading national non-partisan advocacy organizationRead More

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(Greenbelt, MD)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association – National Capitol Region (NCR) ChapterRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) invited the Hispanic American Police Command OfficersRead More

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HAPCOA 2nd VP Richard Rosa (FMAS), and member of the HAPCOA National Capital Region Chapter,Read More

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Houston Police Officers lost a brother this week. Wilfred Navarro, Jr, 87, a resident ofRead More

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(Washington DC)  On July 20, 2016, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Deputy Attorney GeneralRead More

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To the brave members of our Nation’s law enforcement community: Every day, you confront dangerRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was called upon on recentlyRead More

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Full Article: http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/le-partnership-statement-draft-070816.pdf Baltimore County Chief of Police Jim JohnsonChair National Law Enforcement Partnership to PreventRead More

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NEW YORK – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson delivered the following remarksRead More

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Explorer Rebecca N. Long was selected for the 2016 Hispanic American Police Command Officers AssociationRead More

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WASHINGTON – America’s law enforcement community, like our nation as a whole, is shocked andRead More

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As most Officers will know, bulletproof vests are available in a variety of levels accordingRead More

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(Panama City)  On Monday, May 16, 2016, President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama named HAPCOARead More

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(Washington, DC)  On Monday, May 23, 2016 the President’s Task Force of 21st Century Policing,Read More

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(Washington DC)  On Monday, May 16, 2016 the White House held its Public Safety OfficerRead More

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(Washington DC)  HAPCOA members were on hand to participate in a variety of National PoliceRead More

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HAPCOA members will participate in a number of National Police Week events to include aRead More

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(Panama City)  The Panamanian National Police celebrated its 79th Anniversary Gala on Tuesday, May 3,Read More

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(Washington, DC)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) joined forces with APALA (AssociationRead More

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by María C. Irizarry-Rodríguez, Special Agent – NCIS (Retired)Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Alliance – NERead More

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Dear HAPCOA Members, Traffic-related incidents remain the leading cause of death and injury for America’sRead More

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The Vice President for Student Affairs at Texas State University recently announced that Mr. Jose Banales acceptedRead More

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White House to Host Women and the Criminal Justice System Convening Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30Read More

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As the President said, we stand in solidarity with the Belgian people in condemning theRead More

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Hillard Heintze is looking for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from a diverse background who have aRead More

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The Federal Air Marshal Service, the law enforcement arm of the Transportation Security Administration isRead More

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(Washington, DC)  On Thursday, March 10, 2016, HAPCOA Executive Director Anthony Chapa, was invited toRead More

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Most Law Enforcement Officers will be well aware of the importance of a bullet proofRead More

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On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Richard Rosa (HAPCOA National Board – 2nd VP) and JoeRead More

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Law Enforcement Partners: In recognition of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, please joinRead More

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The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) conducted its 42nd annual symposium and trainingRead More

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On Monday, December 21st, HAPCOA San Antonio co-sponsored a Bone Marrow Donor Registration Event inRead More

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For the past 15 years law enforcement associations within the Prince George’s County Police DepartmentRead More

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(Washington, DC)  The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to participate inRead More

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One of the hardest parts of keeping yourself protected with body armor is understanding exactlyRead More

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Body Armor and Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Officers are not a homogenous group and canRead More

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(WASHINGTON, DC)   On Thursday, October 22, 2015, Richard Rosa, 3rd Vice President, HAPCOA National BoardRead More

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HAPCOA, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, established in 1973, is the oldest andRead More

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92 AMERICANS KILLED EVERY DAY BY GUNS, SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN GUN CRIMES, MORE FREQUENT MASSRead More

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https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2015/october/in-the-line-of-duty-2014-leoka-report-released/in-the-line-of-duty-2014-leoka-report-released The above chart provides a breakdown of the circumstances under which 51 officers wereRead More

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Explorer Aldaco has served in various leadership positions in his Post to include Explorer OperationsRead More

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Yvonne Vann

September 22, 2015

HAPCOA Family: I am reaching out to you today to ask you to keep YvonneRead More

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The HAPCOA US Embassy Chapter held its regular meeting this past Tuesday, September 1st, 2015Read More

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As you all are aware, the 2015 HAPCOA Annual National Training Symposium and Exhibit FairRead More

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Manny Ovalle, Director at Large, represented HAPCOA on July 8, 2015 to discuss recommendations pursuantRead More

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On Thursday, July 23, the White House and the Department of Justice Office of CommunityRead More

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Click here to view the PDF: http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/law-enf-statement-chattanooga-07-21-15.pdf

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Members of the HAPCOA US Embassy Panama Chapter organized and presented a seminar on theRead More

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Manny Ovalle, Director at Large, represented HAPCOA on May 20, 2015 to discuss recommendations pursuantRead More

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Today, DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) launched the National Body-WornRead More

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 For Immediate Release May 19, 2015             Contact: Ashley SchapitlRead More

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HAPCOA D.C. News

May 18, 2015

Click here to read the full article: http://www.washingtonhispanic.com/nota20271.html

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Click here for the full statement regarding gun violence prevention: http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/police-week-2015-statement-may-15-2015.pdf

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During the week of May 12-15, Washington, DC was host to National Police Week.  HAPCOARead More

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http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/law-enf-supports-s.551.pdf

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http://www.midweek.com/home/midweek-cover-story/ncis-hawaii-tony-cox/#19649

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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund released the roll call of names of 273Read More

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Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) members met at International Association of Chiefs ofRead More

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The White House Domestic Policy Council invited HAPCOA to participate in a stakeholders meeting toRead More

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On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, HAPCOA National Board 3rd Vice-President Richard Rosa (Supervisory Federal AirRead More

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Chief Paul Chapa, of the Trinity University Police Department, San Antonio, TX was named asRead More

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The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP) Bureau of Justice AssistanceRead More

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The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) was invited to provide testimony to theRead More

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Washington – Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) Executive Director Anthony Chapa submitted aRead More

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(Washington, DC)  On December 30, 2014, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund released itsRead More

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http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/latino-activists-law-enforcement-officers-reflect-tough-year-n273631 

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Attending the HAPCOA 41st Annual National Training Symposium were two ranking members of the PanamanianRead More

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(Langley Park, MD)  On Friday, December 19, 2014 the Hispanic American Police Command Officers AssociationRead More

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The following statement, in response to the issues surrounding the situation in Ferguson, MO, wasRead More

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WASHINGTON— On Dec. 2, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to SanRead More

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The President asked Secretary Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder to undertake a rigorous andRead More

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President Obama recently appointed Heather Fong to serve as Assistant Secretary, Office of State andRead More

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On Saturday, November 15, 2014, members of the HAPCOA National Executive Board (President Xavier Morales,Read More

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The US Embassy Panama Chapter of HAPCOA was pleased to have Omar Pinzon, Director GeneralRead More

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The HAPCOA 2014 Aguila Awards Committee recently announced the selection of those individuals or organizationsRead More

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The HAPCOA Board of Directors and its Aguila Awards Committee is proud to announce theRead More

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National Board positions up for election (re-election) include the following: SecretarySergeant at ArmsTreasurer4th Vice PresidentRead More

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HAPCOA Executive Director Tony Chapa and Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association (HNLEA) President Joe Perez,Read More

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Read and Download the Information Packet by clicking here. For size details, please see: http://www.safeguardclothing.com/choosing-sizes/

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(Washington)  HAPCOA and the National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA) were invited to join otherRead More

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HAPCOA and the Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association (HNLEA) were invited to speak at theRead More

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The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) sponsors the coveted “AGUILA” Awards Program (Aguila is theRead More

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As HAPCOA prepares for its 41st Annual National Law Enforcement Training Symposium, two meetings wereRead More

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WASHINGTON—Two weeks ago the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the numbers of unaccompaniedRead More

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(Panama City, Panama)  With the approval of the HAPCOA National Board, HAPCOA members assigned toRead More

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Police Chief Paul Chapa and Corporal Paul Morales accepted the award on behalf of TrinityRead More

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(San Antonio)  On Friday, July 11, 2014, HAPCOA was invited to attend an awards receptionRead More

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On 07/11/2014, the HAPCOA National Board voted to extend the deadline for submission of completedRead More

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(SAN ANTONIO)  On June 23rd-27th 2014 HAPCOA San Antonio Chapter manned a recruitment table atRead More

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Outreach Campaign Focuses on the Dangers of the Journey to Cross the Southwest Border WASHINGTONRead More

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(Panama City, Panama)  On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, HAPCOA members attended the change of commandRead More

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Thanks to the untrying efforts of long time HAPCOA member Maria Rodriguez, Special Agent (retired),Read More

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(San Antonio) Trinity University announce the selection of Assistant Chief Pete Perez as the recipientRead More

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The 100 Club of San Antonio, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of familiesRead More

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The Hispanic American Police Command Offices Association (HAPCOA) was invited to attend the National LawRead More

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This week, thousands of people from across the country joined together for the 26th annualRead More

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Bexar County Sheriff Susan L. Pamerleau (San Antonio, TX) promoted Lt. Don Tijerina to theRead More

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(San Antonio)  Members of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA), National Board ofRead More

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From LAPD Headquarters Death of First LAPD Latina Policewoman Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police DepartmentRead More

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Hola Amigos, I would like to update you on HAPCOA’s National Board activities since ourRead More

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FY 2013 ICE Removal Report

December 23, 2013

http://hapcoa.org/templates/files/fy-2013-ice-immigratio-removals.pdf

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The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) is conducting research to determine how e-learning methodologiesRead More

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http://therivardreport.com/leaders-in-law-enforcement-san-antonio-brothers-at-the-helm-of-hapcoa/

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AMBUSHES LEADING CAUSE OF OFFICER FIREARM FATALITIES FOR TWO YEARS IN A ROW Philadelphia, PARead More

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Location:  Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, TXEvent date:  November 19, 2013 HAPCOA, the Hispanic AmericanRead More

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HAPCOA is pleased to again present the LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE at this years Symposium. In theRead More

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently released an online independent study course titled ProtectingRead More

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IRVING, Texas, July 22, 2013 – Zoe Anaya, Explorer Post 2906, sponsored by the PhoenixRead More

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Henry Cisneros, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and currentRead More

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HAPCOA Members Promoted

February 26, 2013

HAPCOA’s 2012 Aguila Award winner, Special Agent in Charge Victor Erevia, Presidential Protection Division, wasRead More

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Anthony Chapa, HAPCOA Exec. Director, Mayor Castro and Paul Chapa, HAPCOA President at the WhiteRead More

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ALL APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2013 MUST BE POSTMARKED OR EMAILED BY May 01, 2013.

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Help to Federal employees experiencing major loss due to a declared natural disaster may applyRead More

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Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. www.calea.org CALEA’s mission is to provide aRead More

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