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Cites Specifics: DA Candidate Huffman says Harris County is in the middle of the ‘Perfect Storm’ that let violent criminals go free, commit murders

District Attorney candidate Mary Nan Huffman must feel like “a criminal justice meteorologist” navigating the perfect storm of sunny skies and fair weather for the habitual criminals getting out of jail free – or almost free – during the Coronavirus pandemic. “COVID-19 is being used as an excuse to release violent and repeat offenders from Read More

We Will Endure, We Will Overcome, Together

There are no magic words I can say, no quote I can offer that will remove the incredible grief we are all feeling right now. Even days after the helicopter crash that claimed his life, it still doesn’t seem real that we have lost our brother, Officer Jason Knox. If you didn’t have the pleasure Read More

Pandemic Plan: HPOU goes thousands of miles to process hand sanitizer but doesn’t have to go far to get free meals from local restaurants

The Houston Police Officers Union is leaving no road untraveled and no ethanol supplier untapped in its detailed ongoing effort to supply HPD officers with masks, hand sanitizers and hot meals from some of the city’s most dedicated restauranteurs and sandwich makers. Thanks to radio personality Michael Berry, the Union was instrumental in the distribution Read More

Congratulations 2020 HPOU Scholarship Winners

Virus claims another assembly victim – the Scholarship Breakfast The HPOU presented in absentia scholarships to 78 sons and daughters of HPD officers as part of the annual scholarship program, one of the Union’s most popular and exciting traditions. Unfortunately, the Coronavirus safety measures prevented the traditional breakfast which recognizes each one of the recipients. Read More

Sanitizer for Houston police officers no bottled-up problem; No, the main hang-up is getting bottles from across the world

The Houston Police Officers Union stepped up its all-sanitized-hands-on-deck effort to provide sanitizer for all officers, especially those on patrol. The key to the effort was working with at least distillers/chemical companies who are exchanging whiskey or vodka for disinfectant. “We are getting sanitizer by the gallon,” HPOU 3rd Vice President Tom Hayes said. “The Read More