Tips On Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak

We know our community is facing a whole new set of challenges each and every day while we’re all doing our fair share to remain indoors and protect each other from the recent Coronavirus outbreak. While working remotely seems simple enough here are some recommendations that can help you better adjust to these changes while you settle into a new work routine. Share to help our community continue to...
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How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus



Here are some preventative methods and information via the World Health Organization that can help keep our community informed and safe while we all face new challenges during the current Coronavirus outbreak. 

Help Share these tips with our community so that we can all help #FlattenTheCurve! 

Source: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public
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Preventative Coronavirus Guidelines For Our Law Enforcement Family

Our priority will always be protecting our communities and amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, we’re still out there ensuring that everyone is safe while our nation experiences new challenges every day.Here are some useful tips for our fellow officers to remember via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that can help keep all of us protected as well.Be sure to share and together we can all ...
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39th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. Canceled Due to COVID-19

It is with great regret that, for the first time in the event's history, the 39th Annual National Peace officers' Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Teams are consulting with the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and other groups to develop a fitting tribute to honor the families of the fallen for the 2019 calendar year and will develop a plan to...
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Coronavirus Safety Tips For Our Community

With the rise of Coronavirus and the Flu currently hitting people of all ages around the nation, we ask that our community not panic, follow these simple steps to help keep you and your loved ones healthy and safe!Prevention is key so be sure to share this to help inform our community and let’s work together to put these best practices to use. If you have any questions or concerns please contact o...
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We asked and you generously delivered. Thank you.

As an appreciation of your generosity and thoughtfulness, we want to take a moment to thank you! Your charitable donation to Carrollton Police Officers' Association means that we can continue to positively impact our community and support its local causes. This is what paying it forward is all about. By giving back in 2019 you’ve now shown others that you care about the future of our neighborhood....
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Congratulations to the Tom Pease 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Officer Tom Pease served with the Carrollton Police Department from 1985 to 2003 in assignments that included Patrol Officer, SWAT Operator, Detective, and Narcotics Investigator. In August of 2001, Officer Pease joined the North Texas HIDTA in Dallas, Texas, where he was assigned to DEA HIDTA Group 1. Officer Pease earned numerous departmental commendations and while assigned at HIDTA he received...
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Our Community Needs Your Help!

Are you committed to making a difference in our community? Your charitable contribution will help us keep your loved ones safe, give back, and reach our annual goal!Your Donation is the fuel for all of it. From caring for the families of fallen officers to local youth programs, your support helps us build trust between our officers and residents; strengthening our community. Our local law enforcem...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here at the Carrollton Police Officers' Association we feel it is our duty and privilege to help spread the word. The simple truth is this: 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This year alone over 250,000 women in our country will be diagnosed with the disease. It is the most common cancer among women worldwide. These facts are not meant t...
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Thank you for Supporting the Badge

The Carrollton Police Officers Association would like to thank YOU for your donation, time and committed support during our “Support The Badge” fundraising campaign. Your generous donations will help us support our critically injured officers and their families. Thank you for your generosity and for standing side-by-side with our law enforcement family. Thank YOU for joining our police family and ...
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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community, Donate Today!

Our annual fundraiser is back! We would like to thank you for your support of the men and women of our Police Association who protect us each and every day. A police officer’s job can be stressful and demanding, but we take great pride in helping our fellow citizens whenever we get the chance. It’s not just our job, it’s our honor to serve.  Please join in our mission, and support the men and...
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Remembering 9/11

September 11th, 2001 rocked America to the core. We will always remember the bravery, strength, and courage the first responders portrayed on that day. On September 11th, please take a moment to honor the 343 heroes who lost their lives. Check out the 9/11 Memorial & Museum website to find a memorial near you.

Officer Calms Nervous Child

We love the viral video from HeartThreads that tells the story of a Texas police officer calming down a nervous child. He let the boy sit in his patrol car and gave him a tour of the police department. The best part? That boy wants to be a police officer when he grows up now! Can’t wait to have you as a brother in law enforcement, Jacob! Check out the video here!

Austin Police Brothers & Sisters in Capes

Our brothers and sisters in blue may not normally wear capes on the job, but the Austin Police Department did when they dressed up as superheroes at their local children’s medical center. We love sharing what our fellow law enforcement officers are doing in their communities! Check out the PoliceOne.com story and full KXAN video here.

2018 Line of Duty Deaths

Our country has struggled with the balance of political correctness, maintaining civil rest and protecting those who protect our communities. So far in 2018, too many law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty helping to maintain these principles. Let’s take a moment to remember all of these brave heroes by reviewing the 2018 Honor Roll of Heroes… Click here to learn about them.

Celebrating Police Week 2018

This year, from May 13th to May 19th, thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors gather in Washington D.C for National Police Week. In 2017 alone, 129 officers were killed in the line of duty. Since 1791, a total of 21,541 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty.One of the most moving ceremonies is the Annual Candlelight Vigil, where the ...
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Thank you for your support

The Carrollton Police Officers’ Association would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our “Red, White, Blue, and YOU” fundraising campaign. We truly live by our campaign slogan “One Nation, One Community, Many Voices, Under the Banner of Unity.”  Together we do make our community a better and safe place to live and work.We are honored to have your continued s...
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

On behalf of our officers and our fellow citizens, Carrollton Police Officers’ Association is asking you today for your support. While our nation is facing unprecedented times, we are thankful for our community who has stayed strong and united and we value the support you have shown our officers.   Donate Here Today! The Carrollton Police Officers’ Association is dedicated to safety and ...
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Vote YES on PROP 6

The TMPA (Texas Municipal Police Association) encourages you to vote YES on PROP 6. Next month, Texas voters have the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of the families of fallen officers. PROP 6 would allow partial or total property tax exemption for surviving spouses of first responders killed or severely injured in the line of duty. The TMPA asks you to please remember the sacrif...
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First Annual Casino Night

 Hosted by the Carrollton Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association

Contest - Petals and Stems

Frances Cruz is a supporter of the Carrollton Police Association and has entered a contest with Petals and Stems, a local floral store. They are seeking votes on floral arrangements through their website which were created by six participants. One of the arrangements was created by Frances Cruz. If Frances Cruz wins, a donation will be made to the Carrollton Police Officers Association on her beha...
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National Police Week honored 135 fallen

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 M...
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55th National Police Week

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 me...
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Carrollton Local Businesses we need your help

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 Carrollton POA's community outreach mission. Join us by donating ...
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Chick-fil-a Appreciation Plaque

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The Carrollton Police Officers Association would like to thank Chris Wright and his team at Chick-fi-la in Carrollton for partnering with us to make our annual Daddy Daughter Dance a success!! We appreciate your support!

CPOA Backs the Following Candidates for May 6th Election

The Carrollton Police Officers Association is proud to announce our endorsements for the upcoming general election for Mayor and Council Places 2, 4 and 6. The election will be held on May 6, 2017.Steve Babick for MayorTrent Teague, Council Place 2Frances Cruz, Council Place 4Young Sung, Council Place 6Information about the election and these candidates can be found at the following link:http://ww...
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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

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 ...
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"Smith Strong" T-shirt Fundraiser!

Help show your support for Dallas Police Sergeant Smith by placing an order for a "Smith Strong" T-shirt!Pre-Order your Smith Strong T-shirts. All profits will benefit the Smith Family. Youth t-shirts $10Adult t-shirts $15Click here to Submit T-Shirt Order*At this time, we are only accepting cash. You can pick up your t-shirts:July 30th:When: 10 AM - 2 PMWhere: J. Macklin's 130 N Denton Tap Rd #12...
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

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...
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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 em...
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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...
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#GivingTuesday

Supported Charities
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 Carrollton POA. 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 ou...
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Domestic Violence

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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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