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on Patrol
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
Cases

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POLICE Department

How to file a complaintHow to file a complaint
Complaints against members of the Houston Police Department may be initiated in person to a supervisor at any police substation throughout the City of Houston, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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GHPAL (Greater Houston Police Activities League)The Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) are teaming up to provide year-round Youth Sports Programming in 13 neighborhood parks!
Young people, ages 9 – 17, will learn new sports skills in flag football, basketball, baseball and soccer while receiving mentoring in leadership development and healthy living by GHPAL and HPARD staff
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Citizens’ Police Academy Houston Citizens’ Police Academy
Sign up for the Citizens’ Police Academy spring 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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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 5355 De Soto Street

Investigation into Shooting at 7700 Corporate Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11800 Cullen Boulevard

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 8100 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 2536 West Holcombe Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9900 North Wayside Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10100 North Houston Rosslyn Road

Investigation into Shooting at 9700 Glenwood Forest Drive

UPDATE: Suspects Charged, Wanted in Stabbing at 10254 Tangiers Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 1822 Barker Cypress Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1620 Enclave Parkway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8800 Airport Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12221 Lemon Ridge Lane

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 11515 Burdine Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10901 Telephone Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5600 Hickman Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 15900 Eastex Freeway

Investigation into Assault at 15313 Gulf Freeway

2nd UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 3700 Southmore Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 605 Berry Road

Investigation into Shooting at 14000 block of Prosperity Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 South Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 13000 Westheimer Road

UPDATE: Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5711 Pershing Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10222 Forum West Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 6898 South Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8100 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Assault at 6 Burress Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8300 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7600 Katy Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 700 South State Highway 6

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Fairbanks North Houston Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3700 Nagle Street

Investigation into Shooting at 2800 South Dairy Ashford Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8400 Howard Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14200 El Camino Real

Investigation into Shooting at 5711 Pershing Street

Investigation into Stabbing at 3333 Alabama Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1000 East 40 1/2 Street

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 3700 Southmore Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 929 Gessner Road

UPDATE: One Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9635 Scott Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9020 Borden Street

Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 6200 West Tidwell Road

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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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