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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

National Night OutNational Night Out
October 1, 2019
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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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Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11106 Sageriver Drive

4th UPDATE: Two Additional Suspects Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 6833 London

UPDATE:  Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14300 South Main Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12700 Clay Road

Investigation into Shooting at 11700 Murr Way

Investigation into Shooting at 8900 Duane Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10518 Thornlea

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14300 South Main Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10900 Kinghurst

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8800 Mesa Drive

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 6700 South Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 10003 Forum West Drive

2ND UPDATE: Additional Suspect Arrested, Charged in Deceased Child at 7835 Grow Lane

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5000 Idaho Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 13201 Sharpbill Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3800 Lydia Street

Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Deceased Male Found at 5625 Antoine Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6200 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Incident at 7400 Moline Street

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 3737 Hillcroft

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1400 Brittmoore Road

Investigation into Incident at 322 E 35th Street

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 6742 Hillcroft Avenue

Applications Being Accepted for Police Chief Acevedo's Youth Police Advisory Council

Investigation into Incident at 11539 North Houston Rosslyn Road

Investigation into Shooting at 1050 West Rankin Road

Investigation into Stabbing Incident at 6345 Windswept Lane

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 8210 Scott Street

Investigation into Deceased Individual Found at 5625 Antoine Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1317 East 36th Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Incident at 9445 Concourse Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 1100 South Loop West

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child's Death at 7835 Grow Lane

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 10906 Segrest Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6000 Rookin Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4118 Beran Drive

Investigation into Child Found Deceased at 7835 Grow Lane

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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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