Editorial

2024 Police Week

Shannon Barker, Editor on 06.10.24

The Houston Police Department celebrated Police Week from Monday, May 6, through Friday, May 10. The Houston Police Department honored those officers who have lost their life in the line of duty at its annual ceremony held on May 10, 2024. HPOU hosted those families of the fallen HPD officers for dinner at the UnionRead more

The Presidents Message

Where do we go from here?

As most know, the HPOU has been very vocal over the last few months regarding the command staff and specifically the former Chief.  This all stemmed from the infamous SL code that most officers were not even aware of.  If you did not work investigations, then you more than likely had not heard of it.

I attended a City Council meeting towards the end of 2014 where a presentation was provided by then Chief McCleland regarding the status of a report completed by Justex. The 2014 report provided and overview of the manpower across the city and included information about investigating cases.  I do not recall the specifics regarding investigated cases in the report but that there will be a number of cases that will have to go unworked due to manpower.  However, I distinctly recall Ray Hun

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