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New volunteer opportunity
Community members would serve as volunteer translators and assist patrol officers responding to various calls for service.

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GHPAL
The Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) is actively recruiting Houston area youth ages 8-18 and adult volunteers to participate in athlete, educational and mentoring activities.

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Community Events
Blog
HPD has a new blog where you can see upcoming events, pictures and descriptions of past events, and find information to contact HPD Public Affairs Community Relations.
Homicide Division
Cold Cases
Information from
Homicide
Cold Case Squad
on unsolved murder
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National Night Out National Night Out 2018
Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

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GHPAL (Greater Houston Police Activities League) The Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) is actively recruiting Houston area youth ages 8-18 and adult volunteers to participate in athletic, educational and mentoring activities.

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Cold Cases Houston Citizens’ Police Academy
Sign up for the Citizens’ Police Academy fall Classes
Houston Citizens’ Police Academy Flyer
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HPD CareersNew Higher Salaries!
HPD is now hiring for our upcoming classes.  HPD offers a rewarding career, exceptional benefits and a competitive salary.  To apply and learn more visit hpdcareer.com.
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Robbery Division Active Cases Robbery Division Active Cases
The HPD Robbery Division now has its own public webpage with information on open cases. Please visit us at www.HoustonPoliceRobbery.Org

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Making a Difference Making a Difference
Has a HPD Officer or Civilian Employee provided you with exceptional service? Let Chief Acevedo know. Read commendations sent in by the community for HPD personnel.
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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) program The Houston Police Department/City of Houston is providing the public an opportunity to view and comment on its application to the U.S. Department of Justice for a grant through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) program. More »

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Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9465 Clearwood

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2200 South Loop West

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1300 Blalock

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 8800 Winkler

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1304 Gessner Road

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 4205 Reed Road

Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested, Other Victim's Sought

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7101 Ley Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 2046 Cortlandt

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14500 Village Evergreen

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 13350 Northborough

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 100 East Loop South

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Kidnapping Incident at 7650 Clarewood

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5815 Southtown Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 3600 Liberty Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 16600 Eastex Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13350 Northborough

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman's Death at 6600 Fairway

Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for September 2018

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6231 Westward

News Briefing on Arrest of Serial Sexual Assault Suspect

News Briefing with Family of Woman Fatally Shot at 4722 Oakside

Investigation into Woman Found Deceased at 6600 Fairway

Investigation into Death of Male Found at 930 North Sam Houston Parkway East

Investigation into Shooting at 2709 Alabama

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 9800 Mesa Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6802 Cullen Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7400 South Hall

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Aggravated Assault at 13502 Northborough

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Assault at 315 North Sidney Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6700 Lockwood

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5912 Gulfton

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 8426 Hammerly

Investigation into Shooting at 5854 Southminster

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12900 Northwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1000 Durham Drive

Update: Surveillance Video of Suspect Vehicle in Fatal Shooting at 7300 Long Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2960 West Sam Houston Parkway South

HPD Serial Robbery Investigation Nets Multiple Arrests, Charges

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child's Death at 5401 Rampart

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 725 East 12th 1/2 Street

Charges Pending Against Suspect Arrested in Aggravated Assault at 4929 Paula Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 17314 Tomball Parkway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2300 Barker Cypress Road

Investigation into Shooting at 7300 Mullins

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Chief of Police

Chief of Police Art AcevedoArt Acevedo was sworn-in as Chief of the Houston Police Department (HPD) on November 30, 2016.
Chief Acevedo leads a department of 5,200 sworn law enforcement officers and 1,200 civilian support personnel with an annual general fund budget of $825 million in the fourth largest city in the United States.
Chief Acevedo believes good communication is vital for a successful community and steadily works to strengthen the bond between the community and its police department.  
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