Badge & Gun

Weiche named Patrol Officer of the Month

HPOU honored Officer C. Weiche of Midwest Patrol as Patrol Officer of the Month at the February general membership meeting. Union board member Luis Menendez-Sierra presented the award and detailed Weiche’s work. Officer Weiche responded to a welfare check in regards to a possible suicidal female. The officer arrived at the location and found there Read More

HPD Officers, We have a Contract!

The HPOU thanks the city bargaining team consisting of Assistant City Attorney Natalie Deluca, HPD EACs Martha Montalvo and Tim Oettmeier, and HPD attorneys Capt. Jim Jones and Lt. Bradley Morefield. Thanks also go out to former City Attorney David Feldman and current City Attorney Donna Edmundson.  This team saved city taxpayers thousands of dollars Read More

Thank You Notes

Texas Police Trust In care of Mr. Mitchell It’s a new year and it’s already been busy. Buckaroo is back in the barn full time to get her fully ready for the show in March. I took her to a show at the beginning of January, and she was second in all her classes. Since Read More


Moore Retired Senior Police Officer James E. Moore, 67, passed away on Dec. 27. He joined Police Academy Class No. 35 on May 1, 1967.  He was assigned to the Mayor’s Security Detail.  James retired after 36 years on April 1, 2003.  He is survived by his wife, Sharon Moore, and brother, retired Senior Police Read More

Operation Lone Star ends, begins the year with smiles

Operation Lone Star-Texans Supporting Our Troops ended the old year and began the new one with visits to military personnel at San Antonio Military Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston and the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital. I entered her room and immediately recognized her from our August visit. She had been severely injured in Read More

Fallen Heroes: Officer David Duncan Murdock

David Duncan Murdock was born in Bryan, Texas on August 31, 1884. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. J. H. (Ella) Murdock. He came to the Houston Police Department on October 15, 1920, from Bryan, where he had been employed as a deputy sheriff and constable. The best information about David Murdock’s fate comes from Read More

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