Tuesday, December 24, 2013

My Christmas Eve (via policeone.com)

Bob Welsh recites a poem about an officer's Christmas memories on patrol.

Everyone have a happy and safe Christmas from HPD!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Shop With a Cop

Thank you to HPD's Video Production Unit for this look into how Shop With a Cop was a success this year.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Run With Your Recruiter

Run With Your Recruiter is happening at Memorial Park this Friday, December 20 at 6:30 am.  If you are interested in joining our next cadet class, this is your chance to go through the Physical Agility Test and talk to an HPD recruiter. To register for the event, send an email to runwithyourrecruiter@gmail.com or call Recruiting at 713.308.1300.

For more information about joining HPD, go to www.hpdcareer.com

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Shop With a Cop

Today Chief Charles McClelland along with HPD officers and volunteers participated in Shop with a Cop. Twenty children identified with Children’s Protective Services were paired with an HPD officer and shopped using a $100 gift card donated by Target Stores. Thank you to Target for making Christmas come a little early for these children.

For more pictures from today’s Shop with a Cop event, go to HPD’s Flickr account at the following link:

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Safe Shopping

HPD and the Greater Houston Loss Prevention Alliance (GHLPA) kicked off the “Safe Shopping Starts With You” campaign recently. As you are out shopping remember to secure your belongings, take your keys, and lock your car. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


Held every two weeks at Memorial Park, the Run With Your Recruiter event is a great way to test your physical agility skills while talking to a recruiter about how you can join HPD. The next event is this Friday, December 6 at 6:30 am. To sign up, go to runwithyourrecruiter@gmail.com or call the Recruiting Unit at 713.308.1300.

Monday, December 2, 2013

HPD and the Shell Houston Open

The Shell Houston Open's Trophy Tour made a stop at our press conference today for Comida Food Drive. 

To join in on the giving this year visit http://www.houstonpolicefoundation.org/comida to make a monetary donation online now through December 7. 

You can also visit one of the following Fiesta Mart locations in person on the times and dates shown below.

The in-person cash and food donations will be held at 14 Fiesta stores on Thursday and Friday December 5th and 6th from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday December 7th and 8th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 14 area Fiesta Stores are:
·         2300 North Sheperd Dr.
·         1175 Edgebrook Dr.
·         800 South Wayside
·         4711 Airline
·         10401 Jensen Dr.
·         12201 East Freeway
·         8320 FM 1960
·         7510 Bellfort
·         5600 Mykawa
·         4200 San Jacinto
·         6200 Bellaire Blvd.
·         11240 Fondren Road
·         12355 Main Street
·         12584 Westheimer Road

For more information contact the Houston Police Department Public Affairs Office at 713-308-3200 or visit http://www.houstontx.gov/police/comida/