New Additions to HPD Media Relations Office

April 8, 2009 - The Houston Police Department’s Media Relations Office welcomes three new members to its staff, including a new leader.

Mrs. Regina Woolfolk is the new Deputy Director of the office.  She began her duties on March 23rd.  Regina comes to HPD with 20 years of community/public relations experience with the Houston Housing Authority, the Houston Texans, and KTRK-TV Channel 13.

Two new public information officers have been added to the mix.  They are Kese Smith and Jodi Silva.  Mr. Smith recently served the past eight years as assistant news director at KIAH-TV 39 News and Mrs. Silva transferred within the HPD from her recent duties as a PIO for the HPD Neighborhood Protection Corps.

The HPD Media Relations Office PIO staff is now comprised of the following personnel:

  • Regina Woolfolk, Deputy Director
  • Kevin Gallier, Lieutenant
  • John Chomiak, Sergeant
  • John Cannon, PIO
  • Victor Senties, PIO
  • Kese Smith, PIO
  • Jodi Silva, PIO

To reach a PIO during business hours, the contact number is 713-308-3280.  A PIO can be reached in emergency situations after office hours at 713-247-8162.

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

HPD is Hiring!