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SBMD Funds Laser Shot Training System for HPD Patrol 3 Region

By |2019-01-24T10:12:56+00:00January 24th, 2019|Community, Public Safety|

Last week Houston Police Department Commander Craig Bellamy unveiled a new Laser Shot portable training system that will allow for practical training in a virtual environment for HPD Command in the Patrol 3 Region.The Spring Branch Management District funded the system, costing approximately $20,000. Northwest Command is located in Spring Branch District.The simulators will [...]

R.A.D. for Seniors: Free Crime Prevention Course Open to Harris County’s Older Residents

By |2018-11-15T08:38:41+00:00November 15th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig From fraud prevention to violent crime, officers from the Office of Alan Rosen, Harris County Constable Precinct 1, are hoping to provide awareness and defense strategies for older adults in Harris County through a new senior version of the popular R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) program. R.A.D. is the largest network of [...]

Harris County Selects New Mass Notification System Provider

By |2018-10-08T10:40:11+00:00October 8th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has selected Everbridge as the new mass notification service provider for its Harris County Alerts system which will now be known as Ready Harris Alerts. Everbridge can send messages via text, email, app, voice calls and social media. It also allows for targeted messaging [...]

Spring Branch Public Safety Committee: Planting Seeds For the Future

By |2018-09-07T15:20:11+00:00September 7th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig As the Spring Branch Management District works on reimagining Long Point Road, improving walkability around the district and attracting new businesses to the area, among other initiatives, public safety remains at the top of the priority list. Rino Cassinelli “The Spring Branch Management District strives to make this community a [...]

H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program

By |2018-07-13T13:47:04+00:00July 10th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County [...]