National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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In 2016, the profession of law enforcement, and our nation, lost 135 police officers in the line of duty. This national figure is the highest it has been since 2001, with nearly half of these brave men and women having been killed in ambush-style attacks; with the remaining being a result of various other incidents, including traffic-related accidents and suffering heart attacks on the job.   This May marks the 55th year, in which thousands ...
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55th National Police Week

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May 2017 marks the 55th year by which our nation will pay tribute to the men and women of our local, state and federal peace officers. National Police Week is an annual event, conceived from “Police Day”, which was created in 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, designating May 15 as a time in which our nation would pause, gather, and most of all, to remember, those brave men and women who gave their final breath for the sa...
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McKinney Local Businesses we need your help

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Once a year we reach out to the businesses in our local community asking you for your support.  Annually we look at how we can increase our impact in our community, and we continually strive to outdo our previous year. Your support allows us to make a bigger impact in the community we both share. Here is your chance to join the McKinney PA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating today, your contribution goes toward making our commu...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

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We proudly protect our communities, children, and families, despite the difficult year the brave men and women of Law Enforcement has had to face. It is not an easy job, but we wear our badge with a humble pride and seek to make the community we share a safer place to live and work. That’s why I am asking for your help. At the time you receive this letter there have been 138 line of duty deaths of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and offic...
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14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest

14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest
Mayor Mike Rawlings has confirmed 12 police officers were shot and five were killed in an attack by snipers in downtown Dallas at a peaceful protest of officer-involved shootings across the country on Thursday night. "These heroes died at the hands of cowards by being ambushed while protecting and serving the citizens of Dallas as they exercised their First Amendment rights." Our hearts and prayers go out to the officers and families of thos...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

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Law enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those...
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Calling all Local Businesses

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Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing s...
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Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony - 2016

Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony - 2016
Memorial Ceremony to be held at the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial May 1-2, 2016 in Austin TX.  Hosted and coordinated by the Texas Chapters of the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). May 1st 7:30pm Candlelight Vigil May 2nd 11am Memorial Ceremony on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol Click here to open Flyer - PDF    
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the med...
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McKinney Police Association endorses Mike Vance for Collin County Constable Pct 1

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The McKinney Police Associtation proudly announces the endorsement of Mike Vance for the Collin County Constable Precinct 1 Office. MPA President Rusy May offers Mr. Vance the letter of endorsement.   Good luck Mr. Vance! 
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December Storms 2015

The McKinney Police Association stands with and are praying for the affected communities from last nights storms. Our President and board members have been in contact with TMPA representatives on scene and are standing by for an official Mutual Aid Request to be made,by the Rowlett Chief of police, should the need for additional help arise. The men and women on scene are working hard and a number of our members have expressed interest in helping ...
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#GivingTuesday

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December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Mckinney PA. Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page. If you would like to show your sup...
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Dave"Wojo" Waldschmidt Scholarship Receipient

Dave"Wojo" Waldschmidt Scholarship Receipient
Congratulations to Madison Roddy.   The receipient of the Dave "Wojo" Waldschmidt Scholarship.
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APD Chief quick to judgement before investigation concludes....

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APD Chief's Decision.....
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Coach Tony Blauer Offers 5 Courses this August to Make You Safer

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Tony Blauer's philosophy and mission has remained constant since 1979. He has always searched for a better way. He has not tried to perpetuate a style; instead he has tried to educate an international community on the importance of psychology, fear management and behaviorally sound tactics. In the month of August, anyone can find a course to make themselves and their loved ones safer. CrossFit Defense Athlete Course - Pensacola, FL - August 15, 2...
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Gone But Not Forgotten ...

Gone But Not Forgotten ...
Our hearts go out to all the families that were killed in last Sunday nights tornado that struck several states including Van, Texas. Everywhere communities are coming together to help identify those who have lost their lives. The Garland Police Department was able to confirm that David Tapley who lost his life on Sunday night was a retired lieutenant of the Garland Police Department. He retired in 2006 after serving 22 years on the force. David ...
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Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention
Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.  -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put va...
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Internet and Website Safety Tips

Internet and Website Safety Tips
Internet and Website Safety Tips: Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a t...
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Domestic Violence

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You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control. Abuser's want total control over you. If they can't have you, they may try to destroy you in every way possible, or take your life. These protection tip...
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