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Sheriffs' Association of Texas

Law enforcement promotion and education

one star

67.54

1601 South Interstate 35 Austin, TX 78741
tel: (512) 445-5888   Web Site
EIN: 74-0896285

Board Leadership
Gary Maddox
President

CEO
Steve M. Westbrook
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.54 one star
  Financial 74.27 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Sheriffs' Association of Texas is one of the oldest law enforcement associations in the nation. The Sheriffs' Association of Texas met for the first time on August 14, 1874, in the courthouse in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. The Sheriffs began annual training conferences in 1878. These training conferences today are the largest composite gathering of law enforcement officers in Texas. Sheriffs and other county and local law enforcement officers, federal and state officers, and major industry security personnel attend. The Association provides law enforcement promotion and education to the general public and those involved directly with public safety and law enforcement.

The Sheriffs' Association of Texas is one of the oldest law enforcement associations in the nation. The Sheriffs' Association of Texas met for the first time on August 14, 1874, in the courthouse in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. The Sheriffs began annual training conferences in 1878. These training conferences today are the largest composite gathering of law enforcement officers in Texas. Sheriffs and other county and local law enforcement officers, federal and state officers, and major industry security personnel attend. The Association provides law enforcement promotion and education to the general public and those involved directly with public safety and law enforcement.

Financial

two stars

74.27

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
56.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 30.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sheriffs' Association of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sheriffs' Association of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sheriffs' Association of Texas (TX) 67.54 one star
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation (FL) 91.51 four stars
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (MD) 91.16 four stars
Atlanta Police Foundation (GA) 91.33 four stars
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $462,792
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,230,556
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,693,348
   Program Service Revenue $574,683
Total Primary Revenue $2,268,031
   Other Revenue $133,156
TOTAL REVENUE $2,401,187
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,420,758
   Administrative Expenses $320,142
   Fundraising Expenses $696,754
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,437,654
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-36,467
   
Net Assets $2,023,995

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Legal Support $895,078 63.0%
Educational Conferences $468,850 33.0%
Publication of Texas Lawman Magazine $56,830 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 67.54 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 62.89 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 64.00 one star
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 56.63 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 67.72 one star
2011-12 04/01/2013 69.95 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.12 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.02 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 85.72 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 84.92 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 79.38 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 76.28 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 63.08 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 70.98 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 73.05 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-0896285
Name in IRS Master File SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS INC
NTEE Code Y20
NTEE Classification Insurance Providers, Services
NTEE Type Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,813 7.95% Steve M. Westbrook Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sheriffs' Association of Texas (TX) 67.54 one star
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New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (LA) 94.07 four stars
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars
Wildland Firefighter Foundation (ID) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sheriffs' Association of Texas
1601 South Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78741
tel: (512) 445-5888
fax: (512) 445-0228
EIN: 74-0896285

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Board Leadership

Gary Maddox
President

CEO

Steve M. Westbrook
Executive Director

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