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HPD’s new volunteer program called “Communicators on Patrol”

By | 2017-07-12T20:13:37+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

In an effort to enhance language access between officers and community members, the Houston Police Department is in the process of developing a new volunteer program called “Communicators on Patrol”. Community members would serve as volunteer translators and assist patrol officers responding to various calls for service. Communicators would need to be fluent in one [...]

Upcoming PIP Meetings for July and August

By | 2017-07-11T12:22:29+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Public Safety|

Mark your calendars! All are invited. The Northwest Division Commander will be here to answer your crime questions and provide an update on issues in the Northwest HPD area! The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017at 7:00pm. The location is the Faith Center Church sanctuary located at 8009 Long Point Rd (just [...]

Tropical Storm Alert! Cindy’s Severe Flood Threat

By | 2017-06-21T18:22:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

Since June 1st was the beginning of hurricane season, we have not had to wait long for Tropical Storm Cindy to develop in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, Cindy has sustained winds of 60 mph and is located in the northwestern Gulf with a projected landfall somewhere between Galveston, Texas and the Louisiana-Texas state line. [...]

Review Latest Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Resources

By | 2017-06-20T18:52:31+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at Mark.Baker@redcross.org.

Houston Prevention Takes Back 475 lbs of Prescription Drugs

By | 2017-06-06T17:22:10+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Public Safety|

"Prevetion is not just a strategy. It becomes a way of life." - Frederick Weatherspoon On participating in this year's massive RX drug take back program Prevention Staff Frederick Weatherspoon had this to say: "My experience participating with the drug take back this year was remarkable. I was able to see firsthand how the implementation [...]

Reporting Suspicious Activity Helps Keep Houston Safe

By | 2017-06-05T09:19:49+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

While there are no specific or credible threats to the Houston area, the Mayor's Office of Public Safety & Homeland Security wants to remind residents of their role in preventing terrorism. Preventing Terrorism The best way Houston area residents can help prevent terrorist attacks from happening is to be vigilant of their surroundings and report [...]

Join Us for the Celebration of a New Speed Trailer at the HPD Northwest Storefront (Long Point)

By | 2017-05-23T09:10:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

When Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:30 AM Networking and light breakfast 10:00 AM Event Where Northwest Storefront 8400 Long Point Road Houston, Texas 77055 Public Safety is one of my top priorities on City Council. I have heard from many constituents that speeding has become an issue on some of the major streets in District [...]