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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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Comida/Food Drive LogoComida/Food Drive
Join the Houston Police Department in its 34th Annual Comida/Food Drive and help feed less fortunate families during the holiday season.

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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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Investigation into Shooting at 9221 Pagewood Drive

Investigation into Shooting of Males Found at 12600 Brookglade Circle

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 5600 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4200 Mineral Haven Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4200 Fulton Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting of HPD Sergeant at 7400 Avenue L

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 5455 Court Road

Houston Police Seize Large Crystal Methamphetamine Stash

Update: Composite Sketch, Surveillance Photos in Fatal Shooting at 4807 Raven Ridge Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3820 Rosemont Street

Investigation into Shooting at 120 North Jenkins Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 Magna Street

Investigation into Shooting at 9600 Aldine Westfield Road

Investigation into Man's Death at 200 Delmar Street

Surveillance Photos Release in Fatal Shooting at 5455 Court

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 6702 Avenue T

Investigation into Shooting at 10804 Leitz Road

Investigation into Shooting at 648 West Cross Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4034 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9101 Clinton

Investigation into Shooting at 4002 Corder Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5039 Reed Road

Investigation into Shooting at 9220 Clarewood Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10900 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1100 North Loop West

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 16300 Katy Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 9700 Mesa Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 800 Autumn Wood Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4807 Raven Ridge Drive

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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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