Houston Police Helps Clean Up Neighborhood
March 4, 2010 -
Officers from the Houston Police Department’s South Central Patrol Division teamed up with members of the Greater East End Management District to help clean two vacant lots in east Houston today (March 4).
While the trash was being removed, officers from went door-to-door, educating residents about illegal dumping.
Today’s initiative took place in the 5200 block of Avenue J and the 500 block of North Sidney.
In addition to being an eyesore and potential health hazard, the dumping of trash can lead to other serious crimes. Citizens are encouraged to contact police at 713-884-3131 to report illegal dumping.
Photos of the education efforts and cleanup are attached to this news release.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.