Celebrating Law Enforcement Month!
Speaker: Chief Wayne Isbell, Chairman of the 100 Club.
A press release from the 100 Club of East Texas states more support for is needed for the families of officers killed or injured in the line of duty. It also states Texas was one of four states in the nation with the highest number of officer deaths in 2018.
According to the club’s website, the original 100 Club was founded in Houston in 1953 by five men who saw a need to support the families of officers killed in the course of their duties. The East Texas chapter was founded in 2017 by Wayne Isbell, Chief of Mount Pleasant Police Department, and members of the East Texas Police Chiefs Association.
The East Texas 100 Club supports officers and their families in the following counties: Anderson, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood.
Also, ET4L's Executive Director Stacy McMahan and Legislative Chair Desiree Watts have been in Austin, since the beginning of the 86th Legislative Session, and will provide an update to members.
This is an open to the public, free and student-friendly event.
80 Lantana Rd
Gilmer, TX 75644
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