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Tips On Working Remotely During The Coronavirus Outbreak

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 #FlattenTheCurve and be sure to comment with your own tips!
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How To Keep Our Community Safe From The Coronavirus



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

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 help #FlattenTheCurve!Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-law-enfor...
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39th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. Canceled Due to COVID-19

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 move forward after this crisis subsides to honor the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes in the wa...
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Coronavirus Safety Tips For Our Community

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 or visit your local hospital for more information. For more preventative measures and info please vis...
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Harris County’s Dirty Little Secret

Author: Joe GamaldiMuch has been made recently, here in Houston and across other big cities, about the horrific results of bail reform, but to be honest this isn’t even the worst of what is going on in the criminal justice system. I am sure you are thinking what could be worse than letting violent repeat offenders out on bond over and over again? It’s cutting them sweetheart deals when they agree to their guilt. Those deals are much more insidious and damaging to our community.This is happening ...
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We asked and you generously delivered. Thank you.

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 Baytown Municipal Police 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. Your generosity shows that you care about our local youth and police officers. That you strive to work...
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Fairways for Farabee Golf Scramble

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On February 21, 2020 the BMPA and Eagle Point Golf Club will be hosting a charity golf tournament for a Baytown PD Dispatcher who was diagnosed with cancer.The golf tournament will be held at the Eagle Pointe Golf Club located at 12450 Eagle Pointe Dr. Mont Belbieu, TX 77523.For information or sign up please contact Craig Hicks with the Eagle Pointe Golf Club at 281-385-6666 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Award Recognition - Perkins and Zinter

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Chief Dougherty was proud to recognize Baytown Officers Bryce Perkins and Kevin Zinter at City Council last night by awarding them the Baytown Police Department Life Saving Award. The award was for their heroic efforts in saving the life of a young lady who tragically attempted to take her own life. Their quick actions, commitment to preservation of life and compassion during a very stressful and tragic event is an example for all to follow. Unfortunately Officer Zinter was not able to be presen...
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Award Recognition - Heather Shedd

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We want to congratulate K9 Officer Cpl. Heather Shedd for being chosen as the Winner of The Houston Texans "Star of Courage Award". This award is given to a first Responder who have been recognized as going above and beyond. Cpl. Shedd will be recognized during today's Texans vs Bills half time show. We are all proud of Cpl. Shedd who is a 21 year Veteran of the Baytown Police Dept. She has dedicated her life to protecting and serving the the Citizens of Baytown. Cpl. Shedd works alongside her p...
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Our Community Needs Your Help!

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 enforcement association continually gives its financial resources to help the growing number of people in ou...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Here at the Baytown Municipal Police 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 to terrify. They are the truth and why must we take it so seriously. But the news is not solely negative...
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Thank you for Supporting the Badge

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The Baytown Municipal Police 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 being part of a community team that connects us all together! Your donation has helped us reach our an...
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Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!

Join Us In Making a Difference in our Community!
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 women of law enforcement, Donate Here!Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our community...
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You can help honor our Fallen - join us for, "Helping A Hero Benefit"

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Please join us Saturday, September 22, 2018 to raise money for the families of two fallen heroes.HELPING A HERO BENEFITHeld at the Baytown Fairgrounds. The music starts at 4PM and we will be selling BAR B Q plates for $15.00. Pre-purchase your dinner plate here - PURCHASE HERERaffles and the silent auction will last throughout the event.For questions, more information or to be sponsor, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Learn More - Visit our website:https://baytownmpa.org/events/hero-benefit
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Remembering 9/11

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The tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001 changed America forever. On this day, we honor the 343 lives that were lost as they attempted to save the lives of others. We will never forget the bravery and sacrifice of these heroes.
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Police throw birthday party for 8 year old girl - PoliceOne

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A Maine Police Department knew just what to do for this little girl when no one showed up to her birthday party. To read the full PoliceOne story, click here. 
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Why 2018 could be an especially deadly year for cops

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"Maybe they forget [officers] have families," Gloria Vega said. "But they're just like everybody else. The only difference is my dad went out there ... he sacrificed his family, sacrificed us having him, to protect people he doesn't even know.” To read the full story, click here.  
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What happens when we run out of cops?

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What happens when we run out of cops? This is a question worth asking as it pertains to the safety of our communities, families, and friends. Police recruitment and retention may be one of this countries biggest problems. To read more about what will happen when we run out of law enforcement officers, click on the link below. https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/what-happens-when-we-run-out-of-cops/
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Celebrating Police Week 2018

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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 names of fallen officers will be forever etched into the Memorial Wall. Unlike many memorials in Wa...
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Thank you for your support

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The Baytown Municipal Police 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 support, and we pledge to uphold our promises to give back to the community that we love. Thank you to all of ...
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

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On behalf of our officers and our fellow citizens, the Baytown Municipal Police 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 Baytown Municipal Police Association is dedicated to safety and improving our community, but we need your help! Your support will allow us to continue to fund the much-needed area...
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Vote YES on PROP 6

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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 sacrifices these great heroes make every day. Voting YES on PROP 6 means lifting the burden for these fami...
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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 who have given their lives to protect us, our fam...
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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 media’s attention, understandably. However, it is impo...
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Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind? Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers? It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room."Today, the nation’s law enforcem...
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Crime Prevention

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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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