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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 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 Crash at 3600 Laura Koppe

Investigation into Shooting at 7401 Cullen Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 9988 Windmill Lakes

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 16306 Deanmont Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5002 Westheimer

Investigation into Fatal Shooting Incident at 7100 Beechnut

Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for October 2018

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2800 Bammel Lane

Investigation into Stabbing of Man at 2600 Westridge

Investigation into Stabbing of Man at 2600 Westridge

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 5524 Airline Drive

UPDATE: Surveillance Video of Suspects Sought in Fatal Shooting at 1621 Witte Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6700 West 43rd

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5600 Katy Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10300 North Freeway

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Assault at 4250 West 34th Street

Investigation into Shooting at 14191 Northwest Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 5700 Selinsky Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 15600 South Post Oak Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Serial Robbery Investigation

Suspects Sought in Fatal Shooting at 1621 Witte Road

UPDATE: Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9075 South Dairy Ashford

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7300 Gulf Freeway

Composite Sketch of Suspect Sought in Shooting at 2046 Cortlandt

Man Wanted for Questioning in Fatal Shooting at 16306 Deanmont Drive

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 9290 Woodfair

Suspect Wanted in Female's Death at 9988 Windmill Lakes

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1313 South Loop West

Investigation into Fire Death at 7700 Creekbend

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14500 Westheimer

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 17000 Imperial Valley

Investigation into Male's Death at 8527 Black Tern

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9075 South Dairy Ashford

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9075 South Dairy Ashford

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10538 Beaumont Highway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7301 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4400 Almeda Genoa

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3700 Wood Valley

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6400 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7505 Long Point

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 South Braeswood Boulevard

Suspects Sought in Robbery Incident at 14805 Grisby

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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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