Masonic Hospital, Five Points, built in 1922 closed in 1946. The property was purchased by Sears Roebuck & Co. for $125,000 cash. The building was razed and a new Sears store went up, and then it became police headquarters 1988.
Officer Gerardo Candelas (Retired)Commissioned 12-10-1966Retired 9-16-1989 Retired Officer Gerardo Candelas passed away Tuesday night with his family at his side. Officer Candelas was issued Badge #1 at a time when badge numbers did not match ID numbers. Funeral Arrangements Sunday, November 2, 2014Visitation5 PM – 9 PMRosary7 PMHillcrest Funeral Home1060 North Carolina Drive Monday, November 3, 2014Funeral Mass9:30 AMOur Lady of the Valley8600 Winchester Street Procession following Mass to Mt. Carmel Cemetery for Interment. Officer Candelas earned Retired Police Honors. Please keep the Candelas Family in your thoughts and prayers. See More
I regret to inform you all that my partner, Officer Gerardo Gerry Candelas ...infamous BADGE #1, passed away last night. He was fighting a bout with Cancer that had returned after a 10 year submission.He underwent a round of Chemo Therapy only to find out that it did not have any affect on his cancer and decided that he would let the cancer takes its course.He was a great partner and one of the members of the OLD TAC SQUAD 10..... God Bless you Candy you are finally home....See More
Downtown El Paso circa 1925, looking southwest down Texas Ave. from Kansas St. Hotel Cortez (1926) and W.S. Hills Bldg. (1926) were not there yet, but the El Paso International Bldg. (1921) was already completed. The tallest edifice in El Paso at…
I regret to inform you all that my partner, Officer Gerardo Gerry Candelas ...infamous BADGE #1, passed away last night. He was fighting a bout with Cancer that had returned after a 10 year submission.
He underwent a round of Chemo Therapy only to find out that it did not have any affect on his cancer and decided that he would let the cancer takes its course.
He was a great partner and one of the members of the OLD TAC SQUAD 10.....
I have started a Facebook page titled Repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO). I suggest that all current and retired officers like and share posts from the page. We are starting this fight because police officers, firefighters, teachers, and others that have, or will have, a government pension (EP Police and Fire Pension does qualify) and have enough Social Security quarters to receive SS when qualified, will be penalized because of their pension. We are researching a…
It is not the critic who counts. The credit belongs to the man in the arena, who face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again. [H]e who...spends himself in a worthy cause...knows his place shall never be with those timid and cold souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.
Posted by Harry Kirk on February 23, 2014 at 10:30am
This episode of “The Big Picture”, a documentary television program produced by the U.S. Army, profiles Fort Bliss army post in El Paso. Beginning with a history of the post from the frontier days through World War II, this program primarily documents Fort Bliss’ role as an Air Defense Artillery Center, focusing on the training and operations of missile air defense…
This promotional film for the University of Texas at El Paso, then called Texas Western College, presents the founding, achievements, and academic and athletic offerings of the first 45 years of the institution's history.
Posted by Harry Kirk on August 10, 2013 at 10:00am