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COPS ORGANIZE - 1
SOF COMING.... SOF COMING....
GUY AT MIKE
Dallas police, bent on organizing under the Texas
Municipal Police Association, gather in shifts at
the VFW Hall, a block from headquarters.
About 50 off-duty officers make it to the day-long
meeting, to hear reasons why police should band
together -- not the least of which is to battle the
of Texas Municipalities, of which Dallas x
police chief Hansson is a member.
Lieutenant Earl Maughner of the Houston police
department tells the men the League is ready with a
bill that would put police and firemen under social
security, and cancel the present pension plan
whereby an officer can retire at half the pay of a
City governments, says Maughner, would
much rather pay two or three percent into social
security than the 7-percent now paid toward the
police pension plan. Says I the lieutenant, "WAhen
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Cops organize], item, December 23, 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc960072/m1/1/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.