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2 Texas Officers Shot, Teen In Custody

March 21, 2013
Houston SWAT officers arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday after an hours-long standoff that began when the teen shot two Jacinto City Police officers.

Houston Sgt. Demoted for Racy Online Photos

March 21, 2013
A Houston Police officer who posted racy photos of herself on a modeling site has lost her sergeant's bars, as the agency has demoted her to officer and assigned her to the property room.

Houston Cop Shot, Partner Kills Suspect

March 19, 2013
A Houston Police officer was wounded, after a suspect opened fire while officers attempted to pull him over. The two officers had attempted to pull over an erratic driver, who led them into a cul-de-sac and opened fire when the officers blocked the vehicle.

History of the Houston PD

December 21, 2012

The history of the Houston Police Department is chronicled in "Houston Blue" by Mitchel Roth and Tom Kennedy. Roth speaks with POLICE Magazine about the South's largest law enforcement agency—its origins, oil-boom crime spike, links to the Ku Klux Klan, story of the first female officer, and the impact of Hurricane Katrina refugees on the city's murder rate.

Do You Have a Personal Life?

November 2, 2012

Cops are being punished for activities that they participated in while off duty and while not identifying themselves as officers. So one has to ask the questions: What is an officer permitted to do off duty? Where are the red lines? And at what point do officers lose their First Amendment rights?

Texas Cop Suspended for Racy Online Photos

October 3, 2012
The Houston Police Department suspended one of its sergeants, after an investigation revealed that she posted about 100 racy and nude photos of herself on a modeling Website.

A Flash of Metal: Edged Weapon Attacks

October 3, 2012

A Houston Police officer who shot a wheelchair-bound man who had attacked him with a pen has been roasted by media outlets who fail to grasp the dangers of edged weapons.

Houston Officer Fatally Shoots Man in Wheelchair

September 24, 2012
Brian Claunch, who had been living at the home for the past 18 months with two other men, ignored officers' commands and made threats against them and other occupants of the home, Garcia said the caretaker told him. Claunch trapped one of the officers in a corner, authorities said.

Rape Trial Begins for Former Houston Cop

September 5, 2012
A Houston Police officer faces five years to life if convicted of kidnapping, handcuffing, and raping a cantina waitress in a trial that began Tuesday.

NFL Star: I'm '200% Innocent' In Confrontation with Cop

July 13, 2012
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told reporters at court that he is "200% innocent" of a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge stemming from a confrontation with Houston Police officers.

3 Cops Arrest Resisting NFL Star

July 9, 2012
Three off-duty Houston Police officers arrested Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson at a nightclub Saturday after the NFL star scuffled with them.

Video: 'Speed Trap' Sign Lands Texas Woman In Jail

June 28, 2012
Natalie Plummer noticed officers pulling over speeders in downtown Houston, parked her bicycle, and then held up a sign reading "Speed Trap" to be seen by approaching drivers.

Texas Woman's 'Speed Trap' Sign

June 28, 2012

Houston Police arrested Natalie Plummer, after she held a "Speed Trap" sign near a traffic-enforcement operation. Read the full story here.

Video: Texas Teen In Police Beating Case Arrested Again

June 18, 2012
A teenage burglary suspect who accused four Houston Police officers of beating him during a 2010 burglary arrest allegedly committed another burglary less than two months after finishing probation.

Houston PD To Outfit Fleet With GETAC B300 Rugged Notebooks

May 30, 2012
The Houston City Council has approved a contract with PCS Mobile to outfit the city's 1,800 police cruisers with Getac B300 rugged notebook computers along with in-vehicle docks and mounts.

Ex-Houston Cop Not Guilty of Beating Teen

May 16, 2012
A former Houston police officer was found not guilty Wednesday of official oppression in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect, prompting an outraged response from black community leaders.

Houston Chief Testifies Against Former Officer

May 8, 2012
Houston's police chief testified Tuesday that he was "very disturbed" by videotape showing one of his officers accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect.

Teen Testifies: Police Beat Him, He Passed Out

May 4, 2012
A teenager testified Thursday that he was trying to surrender to Houston police officers when they repeatedly kicked and hit him, causing him to briefly lose consciousness, during his 2010 arrest on suspicion of burglary.

Texas Cop Killer Returns To Death Row

March 7, 2012
A man convicted of murdering a Houston police officer more than 20 years ago at a traffic stop returned to death row after an appellete court turned away his bid for a life sentence.

5 Fake Cops Raid Houston Apartment

December 27, 2011
Five men wearing Houston Police raid jackets and toting fake badges, guns, and TASERs broke down the door of an apartment in the 1800 block of Wheeler at Chartres.
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