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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
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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.
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Cold Cases
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Homicide
Cold Case Squad
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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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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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Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 Bellaire

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12600 Brookglad Circle

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2500 South Barker Cypress Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5901 Selinksy Road

Surveillance Video of Suspect Wanted in Sexual Assault at 6200 Antoine Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11303 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Shooting at 5900 Glenmont Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5900 Selinsky Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 North Wayside Drive

Investigation into Male's Body Found at 11920 Astoria Boulevard

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 15829 Ridgeroe Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 3800 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 10500 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 4503 Werner

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2800 Reed Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9401 Coventry Square Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13209 Granada Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10500 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4343 Telephone Road

Investigation into Shooting at 739 Corydon Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9003 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Shooting at 400 Moss Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9422 South Dairy Ashford Road

Investigation into Shooting at 8300 Canyon Street

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 6309 Stillwell

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2200 Waco

Investigation into Incident at 3300 F.M. 2351

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8200 West Montgomery Road

Investigation into Stabbing at 15041 Buxley

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7500 Navigation Boulevard

Investigation into Stabbing of Man at 10744 West Bellfort Street

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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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