Houston PD's Top Commander, Troy Finner, Selected As New ChiefHouston's mayor said Thursday that Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner will succeed police Chief Art Acevedo, taking over a force of more than 5,200 officers.
Texas Police Officer Resigns While Under Criminal Investigation For Alleged Role At US Capitol RiotA Houston police officer who is under criminal investigation for allegedly participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and going into the building has resigned from the department, the chief announced Thursday.
Chief: Texas Police Officer Under Investigation For Allegedly Participating In US Capitol RiotA Texas police officer is under investigation after he allegedly took part in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and also went into the building, authorities said.
Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find"While no single decision defines a person, all of our decisions do have consequences," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.
Man In Hospital After Houston Officers Shoot Him Several TimesAcevedo said that when the officers tried to warn the man away, he took off and unzipped his backpack, reached inside and raised the pack toward officers shouting, “I've got something for you."
Houston Police Officer Shot In Line Of Duty Has Died, Officials SayHouston Police Officer Christopher Brewster was shot and killed after trying to break up a domestic disturbance Saturday night.
Houston Police Chief: Politicians 'Not Doing Anything Other Than Offering Prayers' After ShootingsHouston Police Chief Art Acevedo appeared on Face the Nation Sunday and talked about the need for elected officials to take action on gun reform after Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School that killed 10 people and injured 13.
Officials: 1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized In Austin ShootingA shooting in a crowded entertainment district in downtown Austin early Sunday caused a chaotic scene, leaving one woman dead and three others wounded and police searching for a suspect.