Criminal Justice

Harris County Sheriff’s Office launches surveillance-sharing program to combat crime

Posted on · The sheriff's office says participation in the SafeCam program is free and voluntary and that participants will not be required to provided requested camera footage, but the setup raises questions about privacy and information control, according to two privacy rights advocacy organizations.

Houston Matters

Hidalgo staffers hope to disqualify DA Kim Ogg from prosecuting their case (June 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Two staffers for Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo are asking that District Attorney Kim Ogg be disqualified from prosecuting their case, which involves a controversial COVID-19 outreach contract. We learn why. And the new Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Houston Field Office discusses his job and efforts to fight crime in the area.