Archive for May, 2011

Report Regarding the Failure of HPD Internal Affairs in Preventing Officer Retribution

HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 1200 TRAVIS STREET HOUSTON, TEXAS ____________________________________ REPORT REGARDING THE FAILURE OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS IN PREVENTING OFFICER RETRIBUTION ____________________________________   Delivered to: Mayor Annise D. Parker City of Houston Charles A. MCClelland, Jr. Chief of Police M. A. Dirden Executive Assistant Chief Strategic Operations Dorothy A. Edwards Assistant Chief Professional Services Command George […]

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Part III: Shielded from Justice: Who Polices the Houston Police

Part III: Shielded from Justice: Who Polices the Houston Police

We began this three part investigative series in an effort to expose how the citizens of Houston, the fourth largest city in America, had lost oversight of its police.  Project 143set out to explore a police department unresponsive to citizen complaints and unaccountable to the public it serves.  What we did not expect was that shortly […]

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