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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.

Houston Chief Charles McClelland

June 1, 2010

Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, who became chief in April, speaks to POLICE Magazine about taking over an agency that protects and serves the nation's fourth largest city. McClelland talks about absorbing cuts in overtime pay and answers whether Texas needs an immigration law similar to Arizona's. McClelland also addresses whether the Houston PD needs more bilingual officers.

Houston Officer Killed During Pursuit Not Wearing Seatbelt

May 20, 2010
When he crashed, Officer Eydelmen Mani was responding to a car chase involving a stolen vehicle. Late Tuesday, Mani was traveling on the North Freeway when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a guardrail.

Jury To Hear Last Words of Undercover Houston Officer Killed by Illegals

May 18, 2010
Henry Canales recorded the audio using a wristwatch microphone during an operation to sell $35,000 of electronics to a group that included two illegal aliens now on trial as accomplices in the shooting.

Chinese Diplomat Injured In Houston Arrest Ignored Officers' Attempt to Pull Him Over

April 30, 2010
Yu Boren was handcuffed and pushed to the ground after driving his vehicle into the parking garage of the Chinese consulate. The officers have been placed on desk duty, while the department investigates the matter.

Houston Mayor Targets Police Overtime Pay

April 23, 2010
The president of the Houston Police Officer's Union said the pay is needed to compensate officers for working overnight and making it to court in the morning.

New Houston Chief Is 'Walking Into a Minefield'

April 15, 2010
Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland arrived at the department today for the first time as the new chief, after a badge-pinning ceremony on Wednesday.

Houston Chief McClelland's First Day As Top Cop

April 15, 2010

New Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, on his first day as top cop, gives an abbreviated view of what he wants for an agency that protects and serves the nation's fourth largest city.

Houston Cop Killer Convicted In Officer's Death

April 7, 2010
During the trial, testimony described Mabry running from Abernethy after a traffic stop and then ambushing the 11-year veteran from behind a wall. The gunman then walked up to the wounded officer and shot him in the head at close range.

Houston PD Needs More Bilingual Officers

January 11, 2010
Nearly one of every five Houston police officers are certified in a second language, yet at least one bilingual officers' group say additional officers are needed to communicate with non-English speakers.

Houston Mayor Promises New Chief

December 14, 2009
Mayor-elect Annise Parker will likely replace Chief Harold Hurtt. The new mayor has said she would like to modernize the department with new technology and a decentralized policing style used in New York and Los Angeles for the nation's fourth largest city.

Houston PD's Mounted Unit

December 11, 2009

The Houston Police Department has one of the largest mounted patrol units in the country. Learn about it in this police recruitment video from Houston PD.

Streamlight Warns LE Customers Against Using Off-Brand Batteries

October 8, 2009
Streamlight today issued another warning about purchasing and using inferior quality lithium 123A batteries with its flashlight products or other products. Use of off-brand lithium batteries may present a risk of leakage, fire, explosion or serious personal injury, company officials said.

Texas Cop Killing Suspect had Sued for "Brutality"

August 25, 2009
A Houston man who is accused of gunning down a Pasadena, Texas, police officer last week had previously sued the city of Sante Fe for police brutality.

Suspects in Houston Cop Killing, Reportedly Illegal Immigrants

June 25, 2009
The gunman who shot and killed a Houston police officer and then was fatally shot during an undercover sting late Tuesday is believed to have been an illegal immigrant from Mexico, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.

I Hope This Guy Isn’t a Crisis Negotiator

May 22, 2009
It seems the head of Atlanta’s police union Sgt. Scott Kreher told the city council in an open meeting that he would like to beat Mayor Shirley Franklin “in the head with a baseball bat” when he thinks about problems disabled officers have getting workers’ compensation claims approved.

Houston Standoff Ends as SWAT Storms Barbershop

April 2, 2009
A SWAT standoff at a barbershop on Houston's south side ended this morning after police stormed the building and subdued an armed man with help from a dog and a Taser. Police said the man took his brother and sister-in-law hostage inside Dugar's Urban Kuts in the 9100 block of Scott about 1:45 a.m.
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