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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.
Homicide Division
Cold Cases
Information from
Homicide
Cold Case Squad
on unsolved murder
Cases

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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 Crash at 4200 Spring Valley Road

Investigation into Woman Found Deceased at 1700 Utah Street

Investigation into Shooting at 501 Greens Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 8800 Elbert Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10600 Galveston Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8040 South Loop East

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2117 Chenevert Street

Investigation into Shooting of Two HPD Officers at 2626 Holly Hall Street

Investigation into Shooting at 15902 South Post Oak Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9800 Northwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2400 Eldridge Parkway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5200 McCarty Road

2nd Update: Second Suspect Charged, Other Sought in 2019 Fatal Shooting at 6000 Bellaire Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4300 Phlox Street

Investigation into Shooting at 6215 Tierwester Street

Investigation into Shooting at 8112 Howard Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 4715 Emancipation Avenue

Investigation into Shooting at 955 Federal Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7300 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9600 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 100 Travis Street

Investigation into Shooting at 6400 Dumble Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10101 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6000 South Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10101 South Gessner Road

One Suspect Arrested, Another Sought in Fatal Shooting at 4264 South Kirkwood Drive

Update: Three Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 1415 West Gulf Bank Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5205 Gold Street

Investigation into Shooting at 2100 Morgan Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10550 Valley Forge Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 13100 Kimberley Lane

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2100 West 18th Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Animal Cruelty Incident at 7006 Scott Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 14434 Hempstead Road

Investigation into Shooting at 3800 Faulkner Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 7600 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8800 Ley Road

Investigation into Shooting at 5401 Werner Street

Suspect Sought in Hit-and-Run Crash at 11900 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 6900 Lawndale Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13501 Hooper Road

Investigation into Shooting at 7800 Airport Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10418 Broadstairs Street

Investigation into Shooting at 14606 Alrover Street

Investigation into Man and Woman Found Deceased at 6233 Gulfton Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1500 Brittmoore Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1000 North Sam Houston Parkway West

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 7400 South Sam Houston Parkway East

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5151 Hidalgo Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6229 Almeda Genoa Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 6469 Hillcroft Drive

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Woman's Death at 102 West Rosamond Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 17900 Tomball Parkway

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 13213 East Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 12951 Briar Forest Drive

Investigation into Human Remains Found at 2600 Woodard Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4400 San Jacinto Street

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 1600 Miller Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 19500 Space Center Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 4700 Wenda Street

nvestigation into Fatal Crash at 1100 East Loop South

Investigation into Shooting at 4700 Wenda Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3827 Liberty Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6700 Wilcrest Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 955 Federal Road

Investigation into Shooting at 9898 Club Creek Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting Incident at 12555 Richmond Avenue

Investigation into Fatal Shooting Incident at 9300 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9085 State Highway 225

Update: Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3030 Elmside Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5400 Lockwood Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 500 Neyland Street

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 500 Harbor Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5900 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Man's Death at 8900 Braeswood Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 1217 Uvalde Road

2nd Update: Third Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 3826 Seabrook Street

Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 4121 North Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 13501 Hooper Road

Investigation into Stabbing at 8710 Bellaire Boulevard

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5700 South Loop East

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7100 Cullen Boulevard

Suspects Arrested, Charged in Child's Death at 10630 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3300 Chimira Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 10110 Forum Park Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 10000 Wallisville Road

Investigation into Man's Death at 3857 Woolworth Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 14805 Grisby Road

Investigation into Shooting at 1734 Egypt Street

Investigation into Deceased Male at 4444 Jefferson Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3030 Elmside Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 3223 South Loop West

Investigation into Shooting at 6750 Hillcroft Avenue

Investigation into Shooting at 8617 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 7313 Northline Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 6600 Maczali Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5100 North Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 3737 Hillcroft Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting of Male Found at 7600 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12100 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Stabbing at 4725 Telephone Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5012 Higgins Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1700 Maxine Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 2600 Briar Park Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 16119 Samoa Way

Investigation into Shooting at 10002 Forum Park Drive

Investigation into Man's Death at 2490 South Wayside Drive

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 3820 Sherwood Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 3000 Roe Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10445 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1415 West Gulf Bank Road

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 5631 Schevers Street

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 3820 Sherwood Lane

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 245 El Dorado Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5631 Schevers Street

Investigation into Shooting at 7900 Morley 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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