Badge & Gun

Adam-12 celebrates 50 years on the beat The TV series introduced the public to LAPD officers Jim Reed and Pete Malloy inspiring thousands to seek a career in law enforcement

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on and is reprinted with permission from the author and PoliceOne.   Fifty years ago, on September 21, 1968, Adam-12 premiered on network television during a period of tension between the public and police that was inflamed by news reel images of riots at the Chicago Democratic National Read More

Subway shares Harvey anniversary with HPOU membership

On Sept. 12 at HPOU headquarters it was Subway déjà vu. One year ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey – when most HPD officers were working grueling overtime hours, Subway went to bat feeding them big time. Last year the sandwich enterprise generously spread the cold cuts and cheese and distributed the chips approximately Read More

Houston’s 911 Heroes Run once again a huge success

The 8th Annual Houston 911 Heroes Run took place Sept. 8 and – as always – was a rousing success. Retired HPD Capt. Greg Fremin, the race director since the event began eight years ago, said the total funds raised from this year’s race had not been fully calculated. But Houston’s run always leads or Read More

Sale of HPD’s special ‘Pink Patch Caps’ continues through October

The special HPD “Pink Patch” caps “are selling fast” but will continue to be for sale at the Union as a special tribute to breast cancer victims who will be recognized during October, the designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The Union is selling these to try to raise money for breast cancer patients,” HPOU’s Lisa Read More

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