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2021 Texas Citizen Police Academy Alumni and Law Enforcement Annual Training

July 28 – July 31

Good Evening to all,

Room Reservations:  Marriott Legacy Hotel, the convention dates are July 28, 29, 30 AND 31, Wed-Sat- 4 nights)…. leave Sunday August 1.

Attention: Do NOT call the hotel to make your room reservations, they will tell you they do NOT have a Block of Rooms for the Convention.

Please Read the Convention Registration form (info below), website:   

Note: A special blended room rate of $135.00 plus tax per night has been arranged with the Dallas/Plano Marriott. To receive the special rate, book on-line at or through Visit Plano by phone at 972-941-5866, Monday-Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00. Please mention you are with TCPAAA.

  •     July 28 Wednesday:  check in to the hotel, check in at Convention Registration Desk, Hospitality Room is open for set up and the Ice Breaker that evening.
  •     July 29 Thursday:  Opening Ceremonies and classes
  •     July 30 Friday: Classes
  •     July 31 Saturday: Classes and Awards Dinner that evening
  •     August 1 Sunday: Hotel Check Out  

Note: The Hotel Confirmation is a standard form, it will include a Parking Fee and a Recovery State Fee – DISREGARD these fees, we will not be charged for these on your final bill.

Convention Registration: It’s time to mail in your convention registration, please help the Host city to see they can count on you! Again the registration form is attached. If you are planning to have an Exhibit Hall table get it reserved now, limited space available.

Preliminary Class Schedule: see link above on this page.

2021 Award Nominations:  Awards Nomination Packet.  Nomination deadline June 28, 2021

  •     Alumni Association of the Year
  •     Alumni Member of the Year
  •     Alumni Membership of the Year
  •     Officer of the Year

Alternate Delegate Form - This form is used if your sworn rep (law enforcement) is unable to attend the convention Delegates meeting, please read the details on the TCPAAA website .  Have the form signed by the sworn officer bring it with you to the convention.

ATTENTION LAW ENFORCEMENT – Plano CPAAA invites you to wear your uniform at Opening Ceremonies Thursday morning, please. We would appreciate this opportunity to honor each of you on what we call “The Wall of Honor”. Some of you have participated in this at previous Conventions, for those that have not we will ask you to enter the room and stand around the walls of the room at Opening Ceremonies for a short presentation so we may show you our support. Even if you decide not to bring your uniform please know we still invite you to be on that wall. Thank you.

Special request from Plano CPAAA – they would like to see photos from your Alumni events and activities. Please share a few of your Associations photos with them, we’re sure you will like what they have planned! Send to Jeri Horton -

On behalf of the Texas CPAAA Board of Directors we look forward to seeing everyone in July!

Dorris Murdock
TCPAAA VP Conventions

State Organization Contacts:        


Dorris Murdock, TCPAAA 4th VP

Leo Waltz, TCPAAA Web Manager

Future events:

2021:  Plano, July 28-31 (Wed. - Sat.), 2021 (This page)

2022:  Montgomery County SO

2023:  Bryan/College Station/Brazos County

Updated 4/24/2021