A Snapshot of Last Week

We want to keep you informed and educated on what we doIn an effort to do that, here are SOME of the things your officers responded to and handled with professionalism. Assisted the Sheriff's Office in a pursuit and apprehending a subject who was trying to get awayRecovery of a stolen gun and drugs being seizedFound a young man with Downs Syndrome and stayed with him until his family could be identified and found to come pick him up.Responded to a disturbance where an individual had been wa...
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America United

  WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER THAN WE ARE DIVIDEDAs a nation, a state, and a community there has always been more that unites us than that which we disagree on. We at the Tyler Patrolman's Association Lodge 182 want to remind everyone that we need to stand up for the simple truths and what is right. We need to stand together for the common good and become....America United Again.
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Examination for POLICE RECRUIT

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 The Civil Service Commission for the City of Tyler has announced the next Examination for Police recruit.  The TPA-FOP #182 wants to extend our invitation to join what we believe to be the best policing agency in East Texas.  Check out the following link for detail.   https://www.cityoftyler.org/government/departments/police-department 
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January 9th, 2020 - National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
  The TPA-FOP Lodge #182 would like to remind everybody that today, January 9th, 2020, is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  Across the country on January 9th each year, citizens take the lead to show support on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Law Enforcement Officers of every rank and file have chosen a profession that puts their life on the line every day for their communities.  They’ve answered a call to public service that is demanding and of...
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Happy New Year To All

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Happy New Year from the Tyler Patrolman's Association FOP Lodge 182We know it is a little late, but we have been a little busy getting drunks off the streets finding lost children then returning them home, and working shootings. These are just some of the things your officers do day and night to make it just a little safer and more enjoyable for you to live here. We hope that 2020 is an incredible year for each and every one of you! Happy New Year and stay safe. 
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Merry Christmas from the TPA Lodge 182

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The Tyler Patrolman's Association FOP Lodge 182 wants to wish you a Merry Christmas. As we move from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day and all of you settle in with your family to partake in family traditions, we wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas. Our tradition of serving and protecting you as you spend time with your family is still going strong. We count ourselves privileged and honored to serve this wonderful community and stand watch over your safety. Please remeber those of u...
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TPA Recognizes Chief Paul Robeson for Years of Service

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The TPA Bord of Directors Presents Whitehouse Chief of Police Paul Robeson for his 17 years of serviceOn December 18, 2019 the Board of Directors presented Chief Paul Robeson a momento on behalf of the men and women of the Tyler Patrolmans Association to commemorate his 17 years of service at the Tyler Police Department.Chief Robeson left earlier in December to become the Chief of police at the Whitehouse Police Department. He will be missed as he was a true leader who cares about the people tha...
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First Silver Santa Hosted by Tyler Police

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 On Tuesday, December 3rd, The Tyler Police Department hosted their first Silver Santa event at the Garden Estates.  Special Thanks to TPA-FOP member Chuck Boyce and the other officers of the Community Response Unit for organizing this event.   Also, thanks to EastTexasMatters.com for the media coverage.  https://www.easttexasmatters.com/news/tyler-pd-holds-first-silver-santa-with-seniors-at-the-garden-estates/
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Tyler Patrolman’s Association Supports Don Warren for Mayor of Tyler

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Tyler Patrolman’s Association FOP Lodge 182 supports Tyler City Councilman Don Warren for mayor.Councilman Warren has earned the endorsement of the TPA by standing strong for fiscal responsibility and the public safety needs of Tyler. First responders in Tyler know we can count on Don Warren. His good stewardship of the public’s trust reflects his devotion to the community, as does his hard work, professionalism, and enthusiasm. He’s the best choice for mayor in Tyler.Learn more at https://...
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TPA 2020 Annual Campaign

Our Annual Fundraising Campaign Is UnderwaySome of our citizens have already received our 2020 donation flyer in the mail. It is a legitimate flyer that is done on behalf of the Tyler Patrolman's Association Lodge 182. We, like most of you, don't like the unknown numbers that call our phones constantly. We opted to partner with a reputable company that respects the time and privacy of our citizens. Many of you may receive the flyer that is displayed  in the mail. That is one of the way...
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Officers Shot So Far in 2019

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It is time to stop attacking the men and women that are trying to protect us all! They put it on the line every day. #StaySafeBrothersAndSisters #WatchYourSix #BackTheBlue
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Blue Santa Pub Craw Fundraiser


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Blue Santa Pub CrawlAre you looking for a way to get on Santa’s good side this year? Turns out you don’t have to wear red to be Santa Claus this Christmas! All you have to do is buy tickets and have some fun at the 3rd Annual Blue Santa Pub Crawl!That’s because 100% goes to the children in the Blue Santa program that focuses on giving gift cards to needy children each year during the holidays. Yes, 100% of your ticket cost goes directly to local children in Tyler, Texas.Saturday, December 1...
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K9 Paco Retires

TPA Lodge 182 & the Tyler Police Department would like to recognize K9 Paco who has officially retired from the Tyler Police Department due to age and health issues. K9 Paco, an 11-year-old German Shepherd from the Netherlands, was trained in five odors of narcotics, obedience and tracking through US K9 Unlimited in Kaplan, Louisiana. Officer Steve Black selected K9 Paco to be his partner in November 2010. K9 Paco provided more than eight years of dedicated and loyal service to his handler, ...
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Tyler police arrest 15-year-old who allegedly stole TJC student’s vehicle at gunpoint

Your officers still working to keep you safe and catch the dirt bags attacking our citizens.  Click here for the KLTV Story
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Congratulations Chief Paul Robeson

We want to congratulate Paul Robeson as he is named the next Chief of Police in Whitehouse, Texas. He has been an amazing officer, supervisor and commander that has demonstrated true servant leadership.We will miss having him here day to day but will look forward to assisting him in any way we can as he leads the men and women of the Whitehouse Police Department keeping our neighboring community safe. Congratulations Chief Robeson!!! Click HERE for the KLTV news story
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Our Police are Under Attack

Since 2009, Law Enforcement in this country have been under ever increasing attack from every side.It is time for the leaders, especially in our own profession, to stand up and speak out on the facts. Law Enforcement needs your support and help to be able to help you keep our communities safe. Here is a clip from the latest town hall. What do you think?   
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NJ Girls Soccer Team Supports Law Enforcement

Such a cool story. Congratulations on the win and thank you from Texas for showing your support! 
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Tyler PD Detectives Help Catch A Child Predator After Year Long Investigation

Once agan the dedication and hard work of your Detectives pays off as they obtain a confession from a suspect accused of distributing child pornography.Click here for news story
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TPD Detectives help get life sentence for skimmer

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Tyler Police Detectives winning the war on skimmers For some time now our financial crimes detectives have been leading the way on the war on skimmers. Tyler citizens were getting hit by skimming devices. The financial crimes unit started working with other law enforcement enttities, including the Smith County District Attorney's office to find new ways to combat this problem and bring these criminals to justice. Because of the work of these fine detectives, we have been leading the fi...
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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 not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visible ...
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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 ...
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