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Houston Police Department
HPD, Vietnamese Community Join in "Information Exchange"

August 25, 2011 - On Wednesday (Aug. 24), members of the Houston Police Department's Community Outreach Liason Unit hosted a meeting at the "Lac Hong" Vietnamese Community Center in southwest Houston to address community concerns regarding crime prevention in the Vietnamese community.

Photos of the event are attached to this news release.

More than 100 residents from the southwest Houston Vietnamese community attended the event. Members of the HPD Community Outreach Liason Unit, including Dr. Tim Dang, were joined by other agencies to distribute crime prevention literature and discuss crime prevention strategies and concerns.

Also in attendance was HPD Officer Officer Thong Nguyen of the Traffic Enforcement Division, who participates in a weekly talk show at Radio Saigon. Members of Crime Stoppers were also on hand to share information with the attendees.

For more on the "Information Exhange" program, contact the HPD Community Outreach Liason Unit at 713-308-3200.

VHS/JFC 8-25-11

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