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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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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
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
Cold Case Squad
on unsolved murder

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Cold Cases Houston Citizens’ Police Academy
Sign up for the Citizens’ Police Academy Spring Classes
Houston Citizens’ Police Academy Flyer
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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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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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HPD Citizdens Police Academy Class 55 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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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4900 Perry

Investigation into Shooting at 6118 Grapevine

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9998 South Main Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11400 West Bellfort

Investigation into Shooting at 9550 Bissonnet

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 5830 Old Spanish Trail

Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for June 2018

Suspect Charged in Shooting at 3030 Dunvale Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7200 Cullen Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman's Death at 7018 Harrisburg

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Man's Death at 11700 Beechnut

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 6426 Mobud

Investigation into Shooting at 3341 Windbern

Suspects Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 11510 Homestead

UPDATE: Charges Filed in Shooting at 10901 Telephone Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting Incident at 4200 San Jacinto Street

Investigation into Shooting at 900 Eats Little York

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1100 Webster Street

Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 5800 Bellaire Boulevard

Suspect Charged, Wanted in Woman's Death at 10500 West Hardy Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7003 McHard Road

Investigation into Shooting at 7266 Wiley Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6501 Antoine

Investigation into Fatal Shooting of Man Found at 7316 Texarkana

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9700 Beechnut

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2900 Eastex Freeway

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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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