Two Braeburn West residents and a Westbury animal hospital are playing vital roles in an innovative program to save the lives of the brave and loyal dogs who help save ours. Under the auspices of Memorial Hermann Hospital, Life Flight air ambulance services will soon be available to police pooches through the new K9 Casualty [...]
Yesterday we launched districtjpatrol.com, which is the city’s first community-led online platform that enables residents to report lower level quality of life crimes and violations that will be handled by the HPD District J Patrol. The site will be monitored and maintained by the District J Patrol Task Team, represented by residents who represent each [...]
HCPH has requested help promoting flu shot events this Wednesday and Thursday, 12/02/2020 and 12/03/2020 at Tom Bass and Hardy Community Centers. Due to there currently being no patients scheduled, they’re requesting help promoting to all ages, not just seniors.
The Houston Police Department recommends this safety video for people who lawfully carry guns in their personal vehicles:
The coronavirus is spiking again in many parts of the nation. Please use this information from the Houston Health Department.
William Rivas recalled his first meeting with members of the Westside Explorer Program five years ago. Looking around the room, the then-14-year-old Elsik High School student nervously noticed guys who were four or five years older, taller, seemingly so self-assured, and the room swelled with their camaraderie. The young men now have all aged out [...]
The meeting will be streamed live with sign language interpretation on HPD's YouTube channel: youtube.com/houstonpolice
By Dylan McGuinness, Houston Chronicle As calls for police reform have intensified at City Hall, one council member is trying a different approach: additional officers on ATVs. Council member Edward Pollard is using his district’s budget dollars to launch a program he calls the “District J Patrol,” in which a team of community representatives works [...]
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Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of September 28
The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of Sept. 28, 2020. The week will offer more than 20 free testing sites across Houston, including four mega sites. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department, in partnership with the U. S. Department of Health [...]