Posted on · After 18 months of a pandemic, high jail populations, infections and deserting staff, county jailers say the pandemic is brining longtime structural issues at county detention to light.
Posted on · We'll updating local Harris County results live as they come in.
Posted on · The HCSO has won a grant for training and technical assistance from the National Institute of Corrections.
Posted on · The Sheriff calls it a “dark day” in the county
Posted on · U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and state Rep. Jarvis Johnson joined Houston-area law enforcement officials to talk about policy with the community after the March shooting of Danny Ray Thomas.
Posted on · Dash cam video has been released, from last week’s fatal Harris County Deputy shooting
Posted on · Democratic Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez says she's still considering a run for governor, but that reports that she has resigned are false.
Posted on · The burden of a federal court order mandating the free release of poor misdemeanor defendants from jail has fallen onto the Harris County Sheriff. County data shows more than 40 percent of them aren't showing up to court.
Posted on · Sheriff Ed Gonzalez moved all Harris County inmates back in-house, potentially saving millions in taxpayer dollars.
Posted on · The Sheriff of Harris County believes that the Texas Sanctuary Cities law addresses a problem that should be taken care of at a border level and not inside college buildings.
Posted on · He campaigned on doing away with the program last year, but he says his decision is not “about making a political statement.”
Posted on · We continue our look back at the biggest stories of 2016 by examining the year in Houston politics. Of course, the biggest story of the year was the presidential election. But there were plenty of local stories too. We talk with Andrew Schneider, News 88.7’s political reporter, about all the Houston and Texas stories stemming […]
Posted on · He thinks many voters cast straight Democratic ballots because of the presidential race.
Posted on · Last December , a rape victim was housed for nearly a month at the Harris County Jail in order to ensure she would testify against a serial rapist who assaulted her. The prosecutor concluded it was the only viable option after she suffered a mental breakdown on the witness stand and said […]
Posted on · Deputies were doing a welfare check at the home in north Harris County when they discovered the bodies. A 49-year-old man is in custody.