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VISION & HISTORY

TPA's Vision is to become the leading authority in the professional development of Officers and Agencies to serve their Communities with distinction.


The Texas Police Association, organized in Fort Worth on March 6, 1895, is the oldest law enforcement organization of its type in the state. Represented in its membership are officers from municipal police departments, sheriff's departments, constable's offices, the Department of Public Safety, federal agencies, and others. ...more

FAQ

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to the most commonly asked questions about who we are, what we do and how you can help. ...more

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Erwin M. Ballarta began his law enforcement career with the Big Spring Police Department in 1982. In 2011, the Executive Board selected him to become the Executive Director. ...more

EXECUTIVE BOARD

The Executive Board is comprised of distinguished current and former members from a diverse group of law enforcement agencies. The Board provides leadership and guidance as the Association works to upgrade the efficiency and professional status of all Texas law enforcement officers. ...more

CODE OF ETHICS

Ethics are rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group. All law enforcement officers must adhere to the following Code of Ethics: ...more

PHOTO GALLERY

Want an up close and personal look inside the Texas Police Association? Browse photos of our training classes and events. ...more

EMPLOYMENT

Are you interested in an exciting and rewarding career that offers specialized training, unique opportunities and a chance to serve your community? Are you a current officer looking for a change? Check out our Jobs forum for current openings. ...more

CONTACT US

We want to hear from you! Have questions or feedback? Please visit our contact page for all the ways to reach us. ...more





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