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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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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.
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Cold Cases
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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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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 Shooting at 7900 Beechnut Street

Investigation into Shooting at at 3500 West Gulf Bank

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13300 Force Street

Investigation into Stabbing Incident at 6600 Knox Street

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Stabbing Incident at 9492 Kempwood Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 1400 East 36th Street

UPDATE:  Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 7900 Homestead Road

UPDATE:  Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 8339 Quail Shot Drive

Investigation into Woman's Death at 2828 Hayes Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 9555 Crofton Street

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing at 8122 Neff

Investigation into Assault at 3215 South Loop West

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14698 Northwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10000 Eastex Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 13030 Emporia

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 13110 North Bellaire Estates Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9400 North Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 7900 Homestead

Investigation into Death at 4800 Lamonte Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 225 Aldine Bender

Investigation into Shooting at 12020 North Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 12600 Taintor Street

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4412 North Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12700 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8400 Beechnut

UPDATED: Surveillance Video Released in Fatal Shooting at 12300 Aldine Westfield Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 14799 Katy Freeway

Investigation into Assault at 3215 South Loop West

UPDATE: Persons of Interest Sought in Man's Death at 3800 West 12th Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in January Death of Infant

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Stabbing at 7800 Long Point Road

Surveillance Video Released in Fatal Shooting at 12300 Aldine Westfield Road

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 8339 Quail Shot Drive

Investigation into Stabbing Incident at 9492 Kempwood Drive

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Investigation into Male's Death at 100 Hogan

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 13100 East Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 100 West Tidwell

Investigation into Incident at 6715 Ridgeway Drive

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Missing Child Investigation at 16535 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11000 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 7429 Long Point

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 12000 Highway 90

UPDATE: Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9200 Main Street

Investigation into Assault at 5300 Rampart

Investigation into Shooting at 7800 Amelia Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 900 Eldridge Parkway

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11410 Leitrim Way

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 11500 North Freeway

HPD to Host Police Week Events

Investigation into Shooting at 7400 Ardennes Street

UPDATE:  Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 3300 Montrose Boulevard

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7225 Edmont Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4700 Kingwood Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6154 Del Monte Drive

UPDATE:  Suspect Arrested, Charged in Man's Death at 7100 Lyons Avenue

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7400 West Tidwell

Missing Child Investigation at 16535 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8500 Almeda Road

UPDATE: Wanted Suspect Arrested in 2018 Fatal Shooting at 6863 River Bluff Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 7400 South Gessner Road

UPDATE: Suspects Charged in Fatal Shooting at 12601 South Green Drive

Investigation into Man's Death at 7100 Lyons Avenue

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7700 Richmond Avenue

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 5900 North Freeway

Surveillance Photo of Suspect Wanted in Assault at 4115 South Kirkwood

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 8601 Southwest Freeway

Investigation into Woman Found Deceased at 2828 Hayes Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2000 Pease Street

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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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