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LEOs Repair Officers' Homes Damaged in Disasters

November 22, 2017

When Hurricane Irma hit Florida and Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, outside agencies and members of the community stepped up to lend a hand to officers whose homes were damaged or destroyed.

Houston Police Patrolling Area Airports with Rifles

November 21, 2017
"We just want to be able to match, hopefully, whoever is coming in with the threat of violence," said Capt. Glenn Yorek with Houston Police Department's airport division at Bush Intercontinental.

Houston SWAT Team Rescues 4-Year-Old, 2 Adults from Gunman in Apartment

November 17, 2017
A Houston SWAT team rescued three people, including a 4-year-old girl, from a southwest Houston apartment Thursday after a family member held them inside at gunpoint, police said.

Hurricane Heroes

November 3, 2017

When multiple hurricanes brought flooding and destruction in August and September, law enforcement officers mobilized to rescue residents and maintain order in the hard-hit areas of Texas, southern Florida, and Puerto Rico.

TX Officers Pursue Stolen Dodge Hellcat Across 3 Counties

October 18, 2017
Weaving in and out of lanes and riding on the shoulder to avoid other vehicles, the Hellcat reached speeds of well over 100 mph during the pursuit, which began in Houston and ended in Jefferson County. More Here.

Video: TX Officers Pursue Stolen Dodge Hellcat Across 3 Counties

October 18, 2017
Weaving in and out of lanes and riding on the shoulder to avoid other vehicles, the Hellcat reached speeds of well over 100 mph during the pursuit, which began in Houston and ended in Jefferson County.

Video: Houston PD Officer Paralyzed in Shooting Released From Hospital

October 3, 2017
A Houston police officer shot in the line of duty and paralyzed from the waist down is finally home after seven months of rehabilitation.

Houston PD Officer Paralyzed in Shooting Released From Hospital

October 3, 2017
A Houston police officer shot in the line of duty and paralyzed from the waist down is finally home after seven months of rehabilitation. Officer Ronny Cortez left TIRR Memorial Hermann Monday morning. More Here.

Houston Rookie Officer Critical After Being Hit, Dragged by Car

September 27, 2017
A Houston police officer with less than one year on the force was fighting for his life after he was hit by a vehicle and dragged Wednesday on Southwest Freeway while serving a warrant, police said. More Here.

Video: Houston Rookie Officer Critical After Being Hit, Dragged by Car

September 27, 2017
A Houston police officer with less than one year on the force was fighting for his life after he was hit by a vehicle and dragged Wednesday on Southwest Freeway while serving a warrant, police said.

Houston Officers Receiving Donations from Across the Nation, Union Says

September 6, 2017
More than 500 Houston Police officers have been affected by flooding and more than 100 of them have completely lost their homes, according to the union. More Here.

Video: Houston Officers Receiving Donations from Across the Nation, Union Says

September 6, 2017
More than 500 Houston Police officers have been affected by flooding and more than 100 of them have completely lost their homes, according to the union.

Houston Officer Battling Cancer Helps Rescue Hundreds from Floodwaters

September 3, 2017
A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer has helped to rescue hundreds from the floodwaters left behind by historic storm Harvey.

Almost 200 Houston Officers Lost Homes in Harvey Flooding

September 3, 2017
“The collective heart of the Houston Police Department (HPD), the Houston Fire Department, all of our municipal co-workers, (and) just the entire first-responder community in this city is second to none, and I am very proud of that,” the chief said. Despite more than 200 officers having their own homes damaged or destroyed “They’re putting their duty first.”

After Hurricane Harvey, Houston Responders Begin Gathering Up the Dead

September 1, 2017
So far, Hurricane Harvey has claimed at least 31 lives. Houston officials embarked on the house-to-house search to recover the dead Thursday in areas where floodwaters rose 3 feet or more.

ICE Warns of Criminals Posing as Feds in Storm-Ravaged Houston

August 31, 2017
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said today it had received "disturbing" reports of people in the Houston area posing as Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents and telling residents in the area to leave their homes.

Houston Police Union Asks Public to Bring Harvey Responders Socks, Underwear

August 29, 2017
The Houston Police Officers’ Union has put out a call on Facebook, requesting that the public help officers working the Hurricane Harvey response.

TX Convenience Store Gave Free Food and Drinks to Houston-Area Responders

August 29, 2017
TX-based convenience store company Buc-ee's gave Houston-area first responders free food and drink Friday in its Katy, TX, store as Hurricane Harvey barreled toward the city.

Veteran Houston Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Hurricane

August 29, 2017
Perez, days shy of his 61st birthday, was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water at I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road.

Video: Houston Police Focus on Saving Lives, Battling Looters Amid Rising Flood Waters

August 28, 2017
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told Good Morning America that officers completed more than 2,000 rescue missions this weekend after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the central Texas coast, leaving thousands of people stuck inside their flooded homes.
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