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Communicators
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
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Comida/Food Drive Comida/Food Drive Join the Houston Police Department in its 33rd 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) is actively recruiting Houston area youth ages 8-18 and adult volunteers to participate in athletic, educational and mentoring activities.

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Cold Cases Houston Citizens’ Police Academy
Sign up for the Citizens’ Police Academy fall 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. More »

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Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9430 Coffee Street

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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 1714 Collingsworth

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11700 Fairmont Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6334 Ivyknoll

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8300 South Sam Houston Parkway West

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6863 River Bluff Drive

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Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 15108 Lee Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12300 East Freeway

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman's Death at 10300 Ney

Update: Suspects Arrested, Charged in August Fatal Shooting at 3810 Liberty Road

Update: Second Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child's Death at 5401 Rampart

Investigation into Shooting at 5225 Calhoun Street

Investigation into Shooting at 4700 Yale Street

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 794 Prosper

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7800 South Sam Houston Parkway East

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4552 Newberry

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 3409 Cavalcade

Investigation into Woman Found Deceased at 10300 Ney

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3814 Faulkner Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7803 Hillmont

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9600 Stroud

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child's Death at 13826 Holly Lynn Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4300 T.C. Jester Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5251 Gasmer 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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