Tag Archives: HISD Police Department

HISD hosting Police Officer Interview Day Saturday, Sept. 16

Houston Independent School District is hiring police officers for the 2023-2024 school year. Those interested are invited to Police Officer Interview Day on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W. 18th Street, 77092).

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HISD PD joins forces with HPD and local faith leaders for Project Safe Start

In preparation for the first week of the new school year, HISD Police is teaming up with the Houston Police Department and Houston Ministers Against Crime (HMAC) for their biannual school safety initiative, Project Safe Start.

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HISD PD increases salaries, offers bonuses for new police officers

The HISD Police Department is in search of applicants to join their team of dedicated police officers.

The ideal candidate is committed to safety and crime awareness and prevention and will work proactively to ensure the safety of all HISD students and build positive relationships with members of the Houston community.

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HISD PD: Social media threats of violence carry serious consequences

In the age of the internet, many assume that their comings and goings on social media and elsewhere in digital spaces are anonymous. An anonymous person can sometimes feel comfortable to say and do things online that they would not do in person. With this comfort on the rise, so too has there been a rise in anonymous threats to schools and public spaces on social media.

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HISD PAWS program offers emotional support to students and staff

HISD offers a variety of resources to support mental health. In 2021, the HISD Police Department and Social and Emotional Learning Department joined forces to create PAWS, a program designed to provide comfort and support in crisis situations.

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HISD Assistant Police Chief honored for Black History Month Excellence in Policing

One of HISD’s top cops is being recognized nationally for her exceptional leadership in law enforcement.

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HISD Police Department launches citizen reporting tool for increased safety and accountability

In an effort to further build trust with the community, the HISD Police Department is implementing a new way for the public to report incidents.  

The Axon Citizen for Communities portal is now active on the department’s web page. The new system allows HISD Police to receive video evidence captured by community members through a public submission form. The information provided by citizens will assist officers in solving crimes.

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HISD police chief named to national task force to address student safety

The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) have partnered to launch a task force centered on identifying models for collaboration between local police and urban school districts to address the safety of students in urban areas throughout the U.S.

Houston ISD Police Chief Pedro Lopez is among seven law enforcement leaders named to the IACP-CGCS Task Force.

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