The North Texas Crime Prevention Association has been in existence since 1975. NTCPA Counties that we Serve include: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Hopkins, Kaufman, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall, Tarrant, Van Zandt as shown on our map.
Membership meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Please see our schedule.
Contributions to NTCPA are tax deductible. Please see our 501(c)3 Tax Exemption for more information.
The by-laws (revised September 1, 2010) are available for download. CLICK HERE to download NTCPA By-laws.
Benevolence and Charitable Donations or Gifts
The North Texas Crime Prevention Association (NTCPA) shall not pay members or non-members in-need directly. If there is a member in need, NTCPA can offer to help set up a trust at a local bank to receive donations. If requested to donate to another organization or governmental entity the monies requested must be go towards a crime prevention purpose. Any request brought to NTCPA must be reviewed by the executive board to see if it meets qualifications prior to being presented to the membership for a vote.
Thank you gifts for presenters, and members being recognized for outstanding service to the organization, and honored guests or friends should be limited to no more than $25. Gift cards that are not redeemable for cash are recommended gifts. If the President deems the purchase of a plaque or similar items as necessary, this shall not count against the $25 maximum gift limit. Any NTCPA promotional products do not count toward the $25 maximum gift limit.
Flowers or a suitable gift from NTCPA will be sent at the death of any member of NTCPA, death of his/her parent, death of his/her spouse, or death of his/her child or grandchild. The President can ask the executive board for approval of flowers under special circumstances. The cost of the flowers should not exceed $75. In the case of a member being admitted to a hospital, flowers or a suitable gift can be sent, not to exceed a value of $50.