Criminal Justice

Houston Mayor Turner Looks To Add More Police, Raise Firefighter Pay With Federal Stimulus

Posted on · The mayor said he would add a sixth HPD cadet class in next year's budget to help address a "significant uptick in violence" throughout Houston, and that he would propose the firefighter raise "with or without" input from the union.

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The African-American Community’s Relationship with Law-Enforcement: A Live Houston Matters Town Hall

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we devote our entire hour to exploring the relationship between Greater Houston police and Houston's black community with a number of guests in front of a live audience at Houston Public Media. Our guests include: Harris County Sheriff-elect Ed Gonzalez Houston Police Department Executive Assistant Chief Michael Dirden […]