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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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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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Investigation into Shooting at 4700 Wenda Street

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 10650 Southwest Plaza Court

Investigation in Fatal Crash at 500 North Loop West

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1105 Smith Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1203 Elberta Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2608 Truxillo Street

Investigation into Man's Death at 7429 Rusk Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12500 Sandpiper Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7510 Burgoyne Road

Investigation into Shooting at 12900 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Shooting at 10445 Bissonnet Street

Investigation into Shooting at 7000 Kittridge Street

Two Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 7500 Cook Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8940 Cullen Boulevard

Suspect Arrested, Charged in 2019 Fatal Shooting at 13100 Regal Oaks Lane

Investigation into Shooting at 14430 Alrover Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3737 Southlawn Street

Investigation into Assault at 4800 Allendale Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5600 Chimney Rock Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7900 Westpark Drive

Investigation into Man's Death at 13500 Gulf Freeway

Investigation into Shooting at 6600 Chetwood Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11810 Algonquin Drive

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 2200 Theta Street

Investigation into Man's Death at 5050 Campbell Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7508 Westheimer Road

Investigation into Stabbing Incident at 8610 Almeda Road

Investigation into Female's Death at 12101 Fondren Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3100 Fairdale Lane

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 505 Aldine Bender Road

Investigation into Assault at 2600 Kettering Drive

Photos Released of Person of Interest Sought in Fatal Shooting at 7201 Bissonnet

Suspect Charged in Incident at 8106 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Investigation into Shooting at 12510 Southgreen Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Crash at 9000 Irvington

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7500 Cook Road

Investigation into Shooting at 10901 Meadowglen Lane

UPDATE: Man Sought in Fatal Shooting at 14802 Buxley Street Arrested

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Incident at 1100 Hadley

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11305 Todd Street

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6338 Gladewell Street

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 1455 Wirt Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10400 Mykawa Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 12300 Almeda Road

Suspects Charged, Sought in "Wobbly Wheel" Scam Investigation

Investigation into Shooting at 8323 Wilcrest Road

Investigation into Shooting at 3225 Woodland Park Drive

Investigation into Shooting at 6600 Dunlap Street

Investigation into Shooting at 10200 Club Creek Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2909 Hayes Road

2nd UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5555 Holly View Drive

UPDATE: Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Shooting at 5555 Holly View Drive

Person of Interest Sought in Fatal Shooting at 5555 Holly View Drive

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 10039 Cedardale Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 832 West Greens Road

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5803 Flamingo Drive

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 16222 Lazy Ridge Drive

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 4200 Genoa Red Bluff Road

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7000 West FM 1960 Road

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9601 West Montgomery Road

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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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