Category Archives: Public Safety

Westbury Square Status

The City's litigation over the Westbury Square dilapidated buildings is now at an end. The Texas Supreme Court ruled that the City's Building to Standard Commission orders against the dilapidated buildings remaining within Westbury Square are final and can be demolished. The current owner of the decayed buildings has until November 25 to obtain demolition permits and begin demolition of those buildings. However, the owners has until February 10, 2014 to completely demolish both buildings. Even though the owner will seek an extension of the repair order entered against the theatre building, once an extension is granted, an inspector from the City's...
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Houston Police Department Positive Interaction Program (PIP) Meetings

201 District K has three (3) active PIP meetings administered by the Houston Police Department. All PIP meetings are open to the public; regardless of where you live. Westbury PIP Meeting (every 4th Tuesday of the month) Aramco Building 9009 West Loop South Freeway Houston, TX 77096 For more information, please contact the HPD Westbury Storefront at 713-726-7126. The Westbury HPD Storefront hours are 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hiram Clarke PIP Meeting (every 2nd Monday of the month) Hiram Clarke HPD Storefront 4363 West Fuqua St. Houston, TX 77053 For more information, please contact the HPD Hiram Clarke Storefront...
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Public Safety Committee hears reports on crime reduction

Seal Security LogoThe Five Corners Public Safety Committee met Friday, June 7 with area law enforcement officers and S.E.A.L. Security to hear reports on crime statistics and prevention initiatives. Committee Chairman Vernon Smith and Five Corners Director of Services Allen Goodlow presided over the meeting, which was attended by Houston Police Department officers; representatives from the new security service contractor, S.E.A.L; and the staff of ASE Security Mobile Surveillance Solutions. Paul Reese of S.E.A.L. reported on his company’s first two weeks of providing supplemental security for the District, which included officers introducing...
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Shine A Light On Human Trafficking

human_trafficingThe kickoff for "Shine a Light on Human Trafficking," a new public awareness campaign, is Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to dusk, at City Hall, The Galleria and numerous community centers and consulates' offices throughout Houston and Harris County. The public is encouraged to participate. Human trafficking is defined as the buying and selling of people for the purpose of forced, defrauded or coerced services, labor or sex. Described as "modern slavery," the crime includes the victimization of adults and children. Mayor Annise Parker will lead the campaign kickoff from the steps...
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