The sheriff of Houston’s Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates, including allowing transgender individuals to be housed based on the gender they identify with instead of their biological sex.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Free the Captives – an organization that combats sex slavery and other forms of human trafficking-continues the “crack down” on individuals who buy sex or sell sex.
Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is a trailblazer and a visionary and credits the Houston Independent School District for instilling in him values that have helped him to become one of the most prominent figures in law enforcement.
Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is praising new legislation by State Senator Joan Huffman; the new proposal establishes a pilot program that helps to treat and service individuals who have mental illnesses rather than incarcerate them.
Comprehensive dialogue as well as comprehensive information was shared during the first Town Hall Meeting of the year addressing school safety.
Authorities continue their search for the gun used in Tuesday’s shooting at Lone Star College. Reports indicate that officials believe that the alleged gunman,22-year-old Carlton Berry, had assistance in getting rid of the weapon.
The HCSO has a plain yet poignant message for those contemplating mixing holiday festivities with alcohol and getting behind the wheel: There is a zero tolerance for drinking and driving.
Harris County authorities are seeking the public’s help in determining who left a slain pig near a Houston-area mosque.
A Harris County deputy supervisor was airlifted to the hospital after a serious car crash in the early morning hours of Monday.
In the search to find missing persons, the task has become easier in Harris County, thanks to a new website and application.