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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
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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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.

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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 More»


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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Investigation into Shooting at 2347 South Kirkwood Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8100 Jutland Road

UPDATE: Surveillance Photo of Suspect Sought in Fatal Shooting at 8700 RIchmond Avenue

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 2201 South Dairy Ashford Road

Investigation into Shooting at 98 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9789 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7400 Hollister Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10314 Hempstead Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5000 Almeda Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9001 Jensen Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 6813 Sherwood Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 1100 Carroll Oliver Way

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4400 North Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 5887 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4900 West Tidwell Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12700 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2910 Reed Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 19301 Hightower Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3800 Goodhope Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6600 North Wayside Drive

2nd UPDATE: Second Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9202 Nathaniel Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 4819 Irvington Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10121 Windmill Lake Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Stabbing at 10910 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 9278 Eastex Freeway

UPDATE: One Suspect Charged, Others Sought in 2019 Fatal Shooting at 6000 Bellaire Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 900 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 9200 West Loop South

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting of Man Found at 6600 Briargate Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11911 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1800 Barker Cypress Road

Investigation into Shooting at 3354 Dixie Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1001 Grenfell Street

UPDATE: One Suspect Arrested, Another Sought in Man's Death at 5598 East Freeway

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 8811 Gustine Lane

UPDATE: Vehicle of Interest in Shooting Investigation at 10591 Emnora Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 3200 Alabama Street

2nd Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in 2019 Fatal Shooting at 11246 Hendon Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4700 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1900 South State Highway 6

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 1100 North Sam Houston Parkway West

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 500 South 75th Street

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 1600 West Airport Boulevard

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 1600 West Airport Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 4822 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 3500 South Loop West

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Assault at 1405 Hyde Park Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4839 Callery Creek Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 2400 South Kirkwood Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 424 Delaware Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10630 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Shooting at 9940 Fondren Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 13102 Lindenloch Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 220 North Sam Houston Parkway West

Investigation into Shooting at 3800 Faulkner Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4000 Holmes Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10200 Knoboak Drive

Investigation into Man's Death at 402 Edgebrook Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7511 Bonham Street

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting of Female Found at 11507 Hughes Road

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 3000 Stonewall Street

Investigation into Shooting at 708 Hogan Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4800 Westheimer Road

UPDATE #2: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4750 Irvington Boulevard

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 549 West Greens Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7700 Prestwood Drive

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Chief of Police

Chief of Police Art AcevedoArt Acevedo is currently the Chief of Police for the Houston Police Department (HPD) in Texas and was appointed by Mayor Sylvester Turner. He was sworn into office on November 30, 2016, and leads a department of 5,400 sworn law enforcement officers and 892 civilian support personnel in the fourth largest city in the United States that has 671 square miles. HPD has an annual general fund budget of $931 million, and $1.05 billion total budget.

Chief Acevedo firmly believes that good, two-way 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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