Back to School Drive!


Lakeway POA will be participating in a Back to School Supplies Drive, starting today and going through August 6. Drop off location will be the Lakeway PD located at 1941 Lohman's Crossing Road Gift cards and donations are also welcome! Visit for more information. Download Flyer Here Visit Lake Travis Independent School District's Webpage for a list of school supplies for each school. 

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Help Support the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial


The Texas Peace Officers' Memorial is an outdoor monument where the names of our Fallen Texas Peace Officers are forever engraved. This sacred site serves as a place of honor, gratitude, and tribute to the priceless sacrifice each of these individuals have made. Designed by Architect, Linda Johnston, the memorial monument was raised under the shade of ancient oak trees on the northeast lawn of the Texas State Capitol grounds in 1999. The structure itself was constructed in black granite and boas...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here at the Lakeway 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 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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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 women of law enforcement, Donate Here! Our officers frequently go into harm’s way to protect our c...

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Are you participating in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb?


9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are a way for the law enforcement family, and the community to honor and remember the firefighters who selflessly gave their lives so that others might live. Learn more about 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs

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Honoring a fallen officer, by escorting his son to first day of school


Indianapolis police officers escorted fallen Southport Lt. Aaron Allan's 6-year-old son to his first day of school August 8th, 2018.  "We wanted to make sure this year we were here for little Aaron to make sure he got to school safe, just like his dad did about a year ago," said Southport Police Chief Tom Vaughn. "All those police cars down the street, I didn't imagine that many officers coming. We talk about the blue family and today really showed we are a true family."Read Full Story...

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First Responder Miracle in Montana


‘Miracle’ baby buried alive in Montana woods for 9 hours was saved by a deputy who heard a faint cry - USA Today NetworkIt was about 46 degrees outside when deputies found a 5 month-old baby buried under sticks, leaves, and soil in the woods. "For all of us at the sheriff's office, this is what we call a miracle," police said. To read the full story, click here. Photo provided by Missoula County Sheriff's Office

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How to end the war on Officers


With police deaths up almost 60% since last year, this video discusses what is in the works for how to end the war on cops. New legislation, more community engagement, and bringing positive news to the forefront are some of the solutions in discussion. To watch the full video, see the link below:

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NLEOMF report shows trends in law enforcement fatalities


Taking a closer look at the dangers of being in law enforcement and knowing what has caused several deaths in the line of duty can help officers train more effectively to prevent more deaths in the future. A recent study has been released that outlines the biggest causes of officer deaths. The top 3 findings were that 41% of fatal calls were domestic related, 47% of officers killed in car crashes were not wearing their seat belts, and 5% of officers were accidentally shot by other officers. Clic...

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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 names of fallen officers will be forever etched into the Memorial Wall. Unlike many memorials in Wa...

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Tip a Hero Event


The Lakeway Police Officers' Association participated in the "Tip a Hero" event for St. Jude's Hospital. Local Law Enforcement, the Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Personell waited on tables at the local Chili's to raise money for cancer research. The event was quite the success as we were ale to raise over $700 in just 3 hours.  Thank you to everyone who came and participated in this event. We had a great time meeting and serving you all. 

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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 sacrifices these great heroes make every day. Voting YES on PROP 6 means lifting the burden for these fami...

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Lakeway PA participates in National Night Out

Mariner group photo

National Night Out is held annually on the first Tuesday in October. This event promotes police / community partnerships to make local communities safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out gives communities the opportunity to meet with their local law enforcement for a night of fun. After 34 years of National Night Out, about 16,000 communities across the United States have participated. Neighborhoods celebrate in several different ways including block parties, festivals, parades, co...

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K9 Officer Cory - Blessed by the Local Church


K9 Officer Cory, a Belgian Malinois from the Lakeway Police Department, was blessed earlier this month by the local church. There were plenty of people — and pooches — in attendance. While the ceremony was open to all local dogs in the area, Cory received a certificate to honor our local police department. Cory was accompanied by her handler, Officer Sheldon Banta.

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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 May marks the 55th year, in which thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, ...

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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 men and women who gave their final breath for the sake of justice.  In the years and decades to f...

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We Need Your Support Now More than Ever

Lakeway We Need Your Help

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 134  line of duty deaths of Law Enforcement officers across the US, and officer’s killed by gun fire is up 72% from last ...

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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 are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:    Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and p...

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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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 imp...

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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 enforce...

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