President's Messages

DA Ogg’s Routine Ranks as Truly Shameful Political Act

By now you are aware of the fight the HPOU has been embroiled in for some time regarding the formerly convicted killer of Houston Police Officer Charlie Clark and civilian clerk Alfredia Jones, Alfred Brown being released from prison and District Attorney Kim Ogg’s obsession with naming him “actually innocent.” I have gone over this Read More

Ogg’s Role in ‘Actually Innocent’ Finding a Disgrace

Ever since Alfred Brown was released from prison in 2015 and granted a retrial after spending 10 years on Death Row for the murder of Houston Police Officer Charles Clark, the expectation is that this case would one day be brought to the grand jury again. When Brown was released there was no assumption that Read More

HPD officers are professionals, not careless or trigger-happy

Now that we are a month into 2019, the statistics from 2018 are starting to roll in. The numbers are once again showing what we all already knew – that when it comes to using lethal force police officers in this country exercise extreme restraint. Although the main stream media would have you believe that Read More

2019: Legislature, Prop B Fight and DWIs

As 2019 kicks off, so does the 86th Texas Legislature. Now if you were following last session closely, namely pension legislation, it can be a whirlwind experience with constant changes and updates. We do not anticipate nearly as much action this go round, but of course we will remain vigilant and closely monitor any legislation Read More

Time to Re-Think Harris County’s Probable Cause Magistrates

As some of you may know, we have a unique criminal justice system in Harris County. No, I am not referring to our constant revolving door, although that continues to be an issue. But I am referring to the existence and use of PC (Probable Cause) magistrates. That may be the first time you have Read More

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