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Texas County Adopts Policy To Protect LGBT Inmates

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.

11/14/2013

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HCSO Continues ‘Crack Down’ On Sex Buyers, Sellers

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.

05/07/2013

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Sheriff Garcia Praises HISD For ‘Solid Foundation’

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.

03/08/2013

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Sheriff Garcia Calls Mental Health Proposal ‘Breakthrough’

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.

03/06/2013

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Citizens Share Concerns, Questions With Officials At School Safety Town Hall Meeting

Comprehensive dialogue as well as comprehensive information was shared during the first Town Hall Meeting of the year addressing school safety.

01/24/2013

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Authorities Continue Search For Gun Used In Lone Star College Shooting

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.

01/23/2013

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HCSO DWI Arrest Initiative Nets Repeat Offenders

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.

12/28/2012

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Dead Pig Found Near Houston-Area Mosque

Harris County authorities are seeking the public’s help in determining who left a slain pig near a Houston-area mosque.

12/06/2012

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Harris County Deputy Airlifted After Crash In East Harris County

A Harris County deputy supervisor was airlifted to the hospital after a serious car crash in the early morning hours of Monday.

11/19/2012

Harris County Sheriff's Office announces new website that assists in locating missing persons. (credit: HCSO)

HCSO Provides New Website, Application To Assist In Locating Missing Persons

In the search to find missing persons, the task has become easier in Harris County, thanks to a new website and application.

11/05/2012

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