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Liza's Missionhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=41Liza's Mission2017-07-05T16:24:48Z<div class="ExternalClass21CEC048623B4B1B94F1354DFBD9B4CF"><p>​<span style="color:#666666;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:12px;background-color:#ffffff;">We had a special visitor today by an amazing young lady Liza Viera who started a police officer support campaign called Back the Blue-Liza's Mission came by tod</span><span class="text_exposed_show" style="display:inline;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#666666;font-size:12px;background-color:#ffffff;">ay to present the officers with Saint Michael's medallions. Chief Jinks and Deputy Chief Meier then surprised her by presenting her with an official Katy ISD Police Department challenge coin, a Katy ISD Police Officers Association challenge coin, a department patch and a Teddy Cop for her efforts in bringing awareness and support to police officers. Please go visit her Facebook page <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Lizasmission/" style="color:#365899;cursor:pointer;font-family:inherit;">https://www.facebook.com/Lizasmission/</a></span>​</p></div>
14th Annual Santa Cops Programhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=4014th Annual Santa Cops Program2016-12-16T20:42:30Z<div class="ExternalClass18D9665D789C41DFBBFD2841461B470B"><p>​The Katy ISD Police Department Santa Cops Program kicked off it's 14th annual event benefitting underpriveledged children in Katy ISD elementary schools.  With the assistance of staff, student organizations and the public the program was able to provide gifts to over 675 children in need this year raising more than $67,000 dollars in donations.  Again <span style="color:#1d2129;font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;">We want to send our sincere thanks for the outpouring of generosity and support that the district and community showed when we sent out our plea for help during our 14th Annual Santa Cops Christmas Program. It was so awesome to see all of the different student groups and classes getting involved and participating in our program again this year. Please let them know they truly made a difference i</span><span class="text_exposed_show" style="display:inline;font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;color:#1d2129;font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;">n a child’s life. The response was so overwhelming! Thanks to all of you, we were able to help over 675 of our children have a Merry Christmas. We could not have done it without the help of all of you! Again, thank you so much for your support and overwhelming response! </span>​</p></div>
Teddy Cop Program Kickoff Event at Griffin Elementaryhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=39Teddy Cop Program Kickoff Event at Griffin Elementary2016-09-25T00:40:50Z<div class="ExternalClassFC0BAE8BCDC2482493A28991AC205248"><span style="font-size:14px;">The Katy ISD Police Department kicked off it's "Teddy Cop" Program at Griffin Elementary on September 23rd, 2016.  The program was started by Officer Luis Santiago as a way to show special needs students that police officers are their friends and are always there to protect them.  Each special needs student received their very own "Teddy Cop" bear.</span></div>
Safety Bureau to Host Award Winning 4th Annual Safe Schools Parent Academyhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=38Safety Bureau to Host Award Winning 4th Annual Safe Schools Parent Academy2016-09-25T00:26:24Z<div class="ExternalClass549D263D07F644BFB7964F18D346262C"><span style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">​</span><span style="font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;">​The Katy ISD Police Safety Bureau is about to begin its fourth Katy ISD Board and Texas School Safety Center recognized</span><span style="font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;"> </span><strong style="font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;"><em>Safe Schools Parent's Academy</em></strong><em style="font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;">. </em><span style="font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;">Modeled after citizen's police and fire academies, this monthly program is designed for those already actively engaged with Katy ISD as volunteers, partners, or supporters of the District.</span><div class="ExternalClass59DFB01F558F4BCC8B309C5DEAA8F52D" style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><p>Attendees will get an inside look at various areas designed to keep students safe and secure. Topics are designed to showcase how Katy ISD approaches school safety. Presentations may include police operations, emergency management, the campus safety task force, the internet crimes against children task force, the gang task force, the weather service, and others. Tours of the police communications center, specialty equipment and emergency vehicles, along with demonstrations of canine search techniques, police bicycle procedures, and police communications are also anticipated.</p><p>The Safe Schools Parent Academy is by invitation only. If you would like to be considered for a future class, please email <a href="mailto:oem@katyisd.org">oem@katyisd.org</a>.</p></div></div>
Facility of Merit Awardhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=37Facility of Merit Award2016-09-19T20:35:02Z<div class="ExternalClassD0A9C903DEB54803826A59935C706E71"><p>​Emergency Management Coordinator John Bremer, Captain Kevin L. Tabor and Leonard Merrell Center General Manager Ben Rolens accepted the Facility of Merit Award on behalf of Katy ISD at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.</p></div>
SBLE Awardhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=36SBLE Award2016-09-19T20:30:54Z<div class="ExternalClass1EFD6763F7FD44D2864C5B69C360D86A"><p>​Safe Schools Program Manager James Grima and Emergency Management Coordinator John Bremer accepted the SBLE Award on behalf of Katy ISD Police Department's  Safe Schools Parent Academy at the School Based Law Enforcement Conference in Corpus Christi.</p></div>
Katy ISD Officers Presented with Awards for Braveryhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=35Katy ISD Officers Presented with Awards for Bravery2016-09-19T18:48:54Z<div class="ExternalClass4D0703054538403FA3436C6F846F3A47"><p>​<span style="color:#1d2129;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;">Chief Robert Jinks, Sergeant Justin Moyer, and Detective Frank Muniz along with deputies from the Harris County Sheriff Department and Pct 5 Constables Office being presented with Awards for Bravery by Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman for their actions during the Knight Transportation active shooter incident.</span>​​</p></div>
THIS IS NATIONAL POLICE WEEKhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=34THIS IS NATIONAL POLICE WEEK2016-05-11T17:18:19Z<div class="ExternalClass659C5A1C2FE74D64B1D36047D4E41A4D"><p>​<img src="/dept/police/PublishingImages/Police%20Week.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;" /></p></div>
DEA DRUG TAKE BACK APRIL 30, 2016http://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=33DEA DRUG TAKE BACK APRIL 30, 20162016-04-06T13:00:03Z<div class="ExternalClassF766C03EB0504721898D2D8C9433840D"><p>​<img src="/dept/police/PublishingImages/Drug%20Takeback%20April%202016.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:391px;" /></p></div>
Teen Dating Violence and Awareness Monthhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=31Teen Dating Violence and Awareness Month2016-02-01T20:42:18Z<div class="ExternalClass6D8546A213634ECABCA8EA54BFF33DEA"><p>​<img src="/dept/police/PublishingImages/TDVM.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:706px;height:540px;" /></p></div>
Robert Jinks Appointed as Katy ISD Chief of Policehttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/police/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=28Robert Jinks Appointed as Katy ISD Chief of Police2015-09-02T13:26:01Z<div class="ExternalClass9C146C2171CD46C9ACDC5367380378B6"><p>​</p><p><strong><img src="/dept/police/PublishingImages/Jinks%201-17-2014.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:216px;height:206px;" /></strong> </p><p>Katy ISD announced this week that Robert Jinks, former Assistant Police Chief, was appointed to the position of Katy ISD Chief of Police. This appointment comes after the retirement of former Chief of Police Mark Hopkins. </p><p>Chief Jinks began his law enforcement career in 1977, and worked with several law enforcement agencies before coming to Katy ISD in 1984 as a Security Specialist. At that time, he was appointed to  the steering committee to study the feasibility of forming a school district police department, culminating in a school board resolution that established the Katy ISD Police Department in December of 1988. </p><p>Chief Jinks is on the Executive Board of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, and a member of the Houston Area Police Chief's Association. He was also a member of the Texas School District Police Chief's Association, where he held a seat on the executive board.</p></div>

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