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HPD Hosts Foreign Journalists

February 21, 2006 -- On Thursday, February 16, 2006, the Houston Police Department hosted an international delegation of print journalists and editors from the countries of Nigeria, Pakistan, and Singapore. The journalists are traveling to various cities in the United States as guests of the United States Department of State is to examine the standards, practices, and institutions of print journalism
in America.

The journalists visited the Houston Police Department's Media Relations Unit to discuss relations between reporters and local law enforcement in the United States. They were also greeted by Houston Police Chief Harold Hurtt.

Pictured left to right: Murali Subramaniam, day editor, Media Corp Press, Clifford Centre, Singapore; Sarfaraz Ahmed, resident editor, Daily Times, Karachi, Pakistan; Harold L. Hurtt, Houston Police Chief; Horatius Egua, senior correspondent, Punch Nigeria Limited, Lagos, Nigeria; Glenn W. Carey, United States Department of State.

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.