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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.

Man Opens Fire Near Occupy Houston Camp

November 22, 2011
A gunman who taunted Houston Police officers to "Shoot Me! Shoot Me!" near the camp of the city's Occupy protesters got his wish, as officers shot him twice when he refused to drop a .40-caliber rifle.

Rice U. Police Chief Resigns Amid Officer Termination Scandal

July 27, 2011
Rice University Police Chief Bill Taylor and Major Dianna Marshall have resigned after they fired an officer who left campus to assist two Houston police officers involved in a shootout.

Intoxicated Illegal Who Killed Houston Cop Had Six Warrants

July 25, 2011
The intoxicated illegal alien who struck and killed a Houston Police officer in late May while weaving around emergency vehicles had six arrest warrants and had been caught four times driving without a license.

3 Houston Cops Injured When Squads Collide

July 20, 2011
Three Houston Police officers were injured when their two cruisers collided early this morning near a north Houston station.

Video: Houston Cop Regrets Punching Suspect

July 15, 2011
A Houston Police officer "let her emotions get the best of her" when she punched a handcuffed armed robbery suspect, she said in a statement Friday.

Houston Officer Shoots Two Men Breaking into His Home

June 10, 2011
Lt. Donald Hamilton, 53, said he was getting ready for his shift at the Houston Police Department's Southeast Patrol Division about 6 p.m. when he heard a knock at his front door, on President's Drive near Cullen.

Video: Texas Officers Support Rice U. Cop Fired for Responding to Officer Down Call

June 6, 2011
Officer David Sedmak’s trouble began when he heard a radio call on May 7 about a shooting at a downtown Houston Greyhound station. After learning that an officer had been shot, Sedmak left the campus – two minutes away from the scene – and rushed to the scene to help. Officers said Sedmak was a hero, but Rice University fired him for dereliction of duty.

Houston Officer Killed by Drunk Driver Remembered as Hero

June 2, 2011
Will’s last words were a shouted warning that saved the life of a civilian witness Will was interviewing as Johoan Rodriguez’s vehicle crashed through a police barrier and barreled toward them. Rodriguez has been charged in connection with Will’s death.

Man Charged in Houston Officer's Death is MS-13 Member, Prosecutors Say

June 1, 2011
Prosecutors say a twice deported illegal immigrant accused of intoxication manslaughter in the death of a Houston police officer is an admitted member of MS-13. The defense denies the claim.

Drunk Driver Arrested In Killing of Houston Cop

May 29, 2011
While interviewing a witness involved in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday, Houston Police Officer Kevin Will was struck and killed by a drunk driver weaving around emergency vehicles and a police barrier while intoxicated.

Shot Houston Officers Recovering from Downtown Shooting

May 9, 2011
Officer Fernando Meza, a two-year officer, was working an off-duty job at the station when he noticed a man with a weapon in his bag trying to buy a ticket. Officer Meza and Officer Timothy Moore, a 12-year veteran, both confronted and exchanged fire with the man, who had two guns.

Six Zeta Cartel Members Arrested In ICE Agent's Killing

February 24, 2011
Mexican President Felipe Caldéron called President Barack Obama to tell him about the capture of Julian Zapata Espinoza, a reputed Zetas cell leader nicknamed "El Piolín" (Tweety), who is allegedly responsible for the homicide of Special Agent Zapata.

Houston Chief Helps Revive Journalist

February 18, 2011
Chief Charles McClelland helped revive Tony Morris, who was covering the presser for Houston Style Magazine, after the freelance photographer stopped breathing

Houston TV Station Airs Controversial Arrest Video

February 4, 2011
In June, four of the seven officers involved in the March 24 arrest of Chad Holley were indicted on charges of misdemeanor oppression and violation of civil rights of a prisoner.

Houston PD's Arrest of Teen Burglary Suspect

February 4, 2011

Seven Houston Police officers have been relieved of their duties for their roles in the arrest of Chad Holley, a 15-year-old burglary suspect, at the end of a chase. Houston station KTRK first aired the footage.

DEA: Houston PCP Seizure Is Largest Ever

December 2, 2010
The arrests came at the climax of an 18-month investigation dubbed Operation Scratch Off; DEA agents seized 57 gallons of the PCP in the bust.

Off-Duty Houston Cop Fires on Truck Thief

October 26, 2010
Officer R.O. Carreon, who has been on the force since 2006, fired on the suspected thief with a shotgun and wounding the man, who was arrested after driving to LBJ Hospital following the shooting.
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