John Sierega is the Director of Field Services for the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA). TMPA is a 28,000-member strong statewide law enforcement association providing its members with legal defense, local issue support, training and legislative advocacy. Prior to going to work for TMPA, John was a police officer with the Inglewood, CA police department where he was a patrol officer, training officer, narcotics detective, patrol sergeant, watch commander, and traffic sergeant.
As the Director of Field Services, John manages of team eight full-time and four part-time field representatives, and one full-time time training coordinator. The field services division is the largest division within TMPA and is responsible for providing member support in many areas including pay, benefits, working conditions, referenda and benevolent events.
In an effort to provide mental and physical health and well-being support for police officers, TMPA supports various programs such as COPLINE, the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) Post Critical Incident Response Seminar, Bless the Badge, and 1st Responder Conference, to name a few.
John lives in Pflugerville, Texas. His hobbies include cycling, reading and snow skiing. He has two children, Katie and Johnny. Katie has a bachelor’s degree in education from Texas Tech University and recently became a high school teacher in Colorado. Johnny, who still lives at home with John, is currently studying to pursue a career as a commercial airline pilot.