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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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GHPAL
The Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) is actively recruiting Houston area youth ages 8-18 and adult volunteers to participate in athlete, educational and mentoring activities.

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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.
Homicide Division
Cold Cases
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Homicide
Cold Case Squad
on unsolved murder
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GHPAL (Greater Houston Police Activities League)The Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) are teaming up to provide year-round Youth Sports Programming in 13 neighborhood parks!
Young people, ages 9 – 17, will learn new sports skills in flag football, basketball, baseball and soccer while receiving mentoring in leadership development and healthy living by GHPAL and HPARD staff
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Citizens’ Police Academy Houston Citizens’ Police Academy
Sign up for the Citizens’ Police Academy spring Classes
Houston Citizens’ Police Academy Flyer

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HPD CareersNew Higher Salaries!
HPD is now hiring for our upcoming classes.  HPD offers a rewarding career, exceptional benefits and a competitive salary.  To apply and learn more visit hpdcareer.com.
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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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Making a Difference Making a Difference
Has a HPD 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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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) program The Houston Police Department/City of Houston is providing the public an opportunity to view and comment on its application to the U.S. Department of Justice for a grant through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) program.
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Investigation into Shooting at 10920 Kinghurst Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4600 South Sam Houston Parkway East

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 3509 Elgin Street

UPDATE: Person of Interest Sought in Fatal Shooting at 7104 1/2 Schley

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4900 North Shepherd Drive

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12800 Cullen Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 8400 Broadway Street

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 7104 1/2 Schley

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5000 Northridge

UPDATE: Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5833 West Gulf Bank Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 16924 Eastex Freeway

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting of Woman Found at 11000 Chatterton Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5833 West Gulf Bank Road

Investigation into Shooting at 4600 Ridgerod Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 12500 Dunlap Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2950 Hayes Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11770 Westheimer Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 90 Aldine Bender Road

Investigation into Shooting at 3427 Truxillo Street

Investigation into Shooting at 11312 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Shooting of Armed Suspect at 16101 South Post Oak Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7651 Gulfton Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 12800 Westheimer Road

Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 1800 St. Joseph Parkway

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Chief of Police

Chief of Police Art AcevedoArt Acevedo was sworn-in as Chief of the Houston Police Department (HPD) on November 30, 2016.
Chief Acevedo leads a department of 5,200 sworn law enforcement officers and 1,200 civilian support personnel with an annual general fund budget of $825 million in the fourth largest city in the United States.
Chief Acevedo believes good communication is vital for a successful community and steadily works to strengthen the bond between the community and its police department.  
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