Houston Police Department

File photo of police lights. (credit: Wesley Hitt/ Getty Images)

Man Found Shot, Laying In Street

Houston police officers found a man laying in the street on Safeguard near Holloway next to a vehicle. He had been shot three times, with two gunshots to his head.


File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Joseph Devenney/Getty Images)

University Of St. Thomas Evacuated Following Bomb Threats

Two separate and distinct bomb threats forced officials at the University of St. Thomas to evacuate the campus.


Mock Burglary by HPD (Photo Credit: Houston Police Department)

HPD Demonstrates Importance Of Vehicle Safety Through Mock Burglary

In an effort to educate and inform Houston residents about thefts of valuables in cars, the Houston Police Department showed the importance of vehicle safety by “burglarizing” a vehicle.


Composite Sketch released by HPD in January 16 fatal shooting. (Photo Credit: Houston Police Department)

HPD Releases Composite Sketch Of Suspect After Fatal Shooting

Officials with the Houston Police Department have released a composite sketch of a wanted suspect after a fatal shooting. The shooting happened at 301 West Little York about 12:30 a.m. on January 16.


Miguel Angel Villafana (l), Victor M. Buenrostro      (Photo Credit: HPD)

HPD: One Suspect Arrested, One Wanted In Fatal Shooting

Officials with the Houston Police Department have arrested a suspect and are currently seeking a second suspect, both charged in the fatal shooting of a woman.


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Overnight Standoff Ends Peacefully; Suspect In Custody

An overnight standoff ended peacefully after a man took his girlfriend hostage, armed with a machete.


Mario Williams (Photo: Facebook/ HPD)

Former Texans Player Donates Vehicles To HPD

Former Houston Texans player Mario Williams may not be hitting the football field with an amazing sack anymore, but he’s certainly scoring greatness for the city of Houston.


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HPD Investigates After Body Found At Apartment Complex

The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Sunday at an apartment complex in Houston.


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HPD To Hand Out Gun Locks; Offer Tips On Citizen Safety

On Friday, the Houston Police Department will be handing out free gun locks and providing safety information as part of HPD’s annual “March On Crime Initiative.”


John S. Martinez,(l) Criss Gerald Knight (credit: Houston Police Department)

HPD Seeks Help In Identifying Suspects In Related Fatal Shootings

Houston police homicide investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects in connection with two related fatal shootings.