Thursday, October 16, 2014

END OF WATCH: The Kevin Will Story

On May 29, 2011, we lost one of our own when HPD Officer Kevin
Will was killed by a drunk driver.

The Texas Picture production “End of Watch” is a recently
released documentary about the night Officer will was killed and its effect on
everyone involved.

Please take 20 minutes out of your day to watch this story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

HPD Recruiting - Hiring Our Heroes

Senior Police Officer Mark Slade is at the Hiring Our Heroes event in Mission, Texas TODAY until 1 pm. If you are there, stop by and say "Hi' and ask how you can start your career with HPD.

For more information, go to or call the Recruiting Division at 713-308-1300 or (800) 252-0473.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Chief Charles McClelland Welcomes Cadet Class #221

Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr., welcomed 65 men and women to Cadet Class #221 today at the HPD Training Academy and shared his and the department's expectations as they begin a rigorous 26-week training regimen to become Houston police officers.

The cadets intently listened as Chief McClelland discussed HPD's three core values of Honor, Integrity and Respect.  

The Houston Police Department is hiring.  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a police officer, please go to or call the HPD Recruiting Division at 713-308-1300.


Friday, October 10, 2014

University of Texas - Pan American

Officer Gilmore of the Recruiting Division is at the University of Texas - Pan American in Edinburg, Texas speaking to students about joining HPD.

For more information, go to or call the Recruiting Division at 713-308-1300 or (800) 252-0473.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Recruiting event at UT Cancelled today

Unfortunately our Recruiting Event at UT Austin scheduled for today has been cancelled. Please keep looking to this blog for more recruiting opportunities. Thank you!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

HPD Recruiters in North Carolina

Last week, Senior Police Officer M. Slade visited the NCOA (Non-Commissioned Officers Association) Job Fair in Havelock, NC and enjoyed talking to potential recruits about joining HPD. He also learned a few things about ejection seats. 

Thank you Sam Houston State Bearkats!

Officer Jones had a great time talking to you about starting your career with HPD. If you missed us this time, follow this blog to see when we will be back out on your campus.

You can also call our Recruiting Division at 713-308-1300 or (800) 252-0473 for more information about joining HPD. Also, go to