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).Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
In an ongoing effort to promote school safety, HISD Police, Houston Police, and Houston Ministers Against Crime are once again partnering for Project Safe Start.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
One of HISD’s top cops is being recognized nationally for her exceptional leadership in law enforcement.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
To raise awareness about childhood cancers, 10-year-old Devarjaye “DJ” Daniel had one goal in mind: to be sworn-in by 100 law enforcement agencies as an honorary officer.Continue reading