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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 Fatal Shooting at 8405 Broadway Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5200 Reed Road

Investigation into Shooting at 7600 Chasecreek Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 12000 Villa Lea Lane

Surveillance Photos Released in Fatal Shooting at 8326 Broadway Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2900 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8100 Howard Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11400 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 4000 Ocee Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 2605 Hadley Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12500 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 2600 Tidewater Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4600 Southwest Freeway

UPDATE: Two Suspects Charged, Two Others Sought in 2020 Fatal Shooting at 10615 Meadowglen Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7200 Kernel Street

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 800 North Nagle Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9200 Laura Koppe Road

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Man's Death at 5715 Heron Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 700 South State Highway 6

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman's 2020 Death at 801 Country Place Drive

Investigation into Death of Child at 6111 Glenmont Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5800 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 4800 Jarmese Street

Investigation into Shooting at 6000 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Shooting at 14027 Westheimer Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 700 Fidelity Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12500 Dunlap Street

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 610 John Alber Road

Investigation into Shooting at 12801 Cullen Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 8500 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13306 Cullen Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 303 Rosamond Street

Investigation into Shooting at 5200 Washington Avenue

Investigation into Shooting at 9975 Westheimer Road

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in 2020 Fatal Shooting at 6535 Willowbend Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Stabbing at 16000 Cotillion Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9400 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14100 North Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4600 North Shepherd Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10600 East F.M. 1960 Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4840 Jarmese Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12900 North Freeway

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Stabbing at 10300 Harwin Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Assault at 3937 Arlington Square

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9501 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1400 S Sergeant Macario Garcia Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6000 Rookin Street

UPDATE: Investigation into Woman Found Fatally Shot at 8700 Meadowcroft Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6550 Hillcroft Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 1709 Morris Street

Investigation into Man's Death at 5715 Heron Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 11600 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Stabbing at 10950 Tanner Park Court

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 700 State Highway 6 South

Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 8400 Hirsch Road

Investigation into Shooting at 4300 Idaho Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 8000 Antoine Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9501 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 8930 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10222 Forum West Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5998 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Dashwood Drive

Suspect Charged in Shooting Incident at 7600 Airport Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3500 Robertson Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 13900 South Main Street

Investigation into Stabbing at 11925 Fondren Meadow Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 6822 Songbrook Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 11900 Oakmoor Parkway

Investigation into Shooting at 3300 Anita Street

Investigation into Shooting at 1415 North Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1100 McIlhenny Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 6407 Antoine Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Fatal shooting at 6550 Hillcroft Street

Investigation into Shooting at 1776 Gessner Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2119 Theta Street

Investigation into Shooting at 3300 McGowen Street

Investigation into Shooting at 9601 West Montgomery Road

Investigation into Incident at 16510 North Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8800 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5803 Bellfort Avenue

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1300 North Loop East

Investigation into Shooting at Ranchester Drive / Wilcrest Drive Area

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4625 Laura Koppe Road

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 6311 Beverly Hill Street

Investigation into Shooting of Man Found at 12602 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 Richmond Avenue

Investigation into Woman Found Fatally Shot at 8700 Meadowcroft Drive

Person of Interest Sought in Toddler's Death at 6401 Ranchester Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 3800 Heatherbloom Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 5633 Arthington Avenue

Investigation into Shooting at 9834 Meadowglen Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11260 South Wilcrest Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2101 Parker Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8700 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 706 Greens Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5919 Vickjohn Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10070 Westpark Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 13823 Aspen Hollow Lane

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 5602 Hirsch Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 6000 Glen Lee Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting Incident at 2900 Travis Street

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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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