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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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Turn Around Don't Drown FREE Emergency Profile Service for Residents

FREE Emergency Profile Service for Residents Give Information Now, Before You Call 9-1-1


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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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Cold Cases Homicide Division Cold Cases

Information from Homicide Cold Case Squad on unsolved murder Cases


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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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HPD CareersNew Higher Salaries!

The Houston Police Department is now hiring for our upcoming classes.  HPD offers a rewarding career, exceptional benefits and a competitive salary.  To apply and learn more about our salary increases visit hpdcareer.com. 

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Houston Police community events blog Houston Police 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.

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HPD Citizdens Police Academy Class 55 Making a Difference

Has a Houston Police Department 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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