Safety

After the Floods

Once is a freak occurrence. Twice is a trend. Twice in less than a year, catastrophic flooding of our city has taken lives, paralyzed us, and cost untold millions in damage to lives and property. As the City and County worked to clear debris and stagnant water, as aid...

Charleston Shooting Sparks Another Gun Control Debate

In the wake of the tragedy in South Carolina, President Obama is renewing his call for gun control. Many are calling for ways to take guns out of the hands of those who are mentally unstable. Should we be having this debate and what can be done to curb gun related...

FBI Warns of Domestic Threats from ISIS – What Should Be Done?

Following the shooting in Garland, Texas last week, the FBI has issued a new warning of more domestic attacks connected to ISIS. By using social media propaganda, ISIS has expanded their reach into the US, and with the expansion of technology, tracing their influence...

Are Body Cameras a Game Changer for Law Enforcement?

With protests raging on across the country over police conduct , many law enforcement agencies are looking into equipping their officers with body cameras to improve transparency. Houston Police Department will be arming more than 5000 officers with body cameras for...

Harris County DA Debate: A Focus on the Issues

On Sunday, candidates for the Harris County District Attorney’s race went head-to-head on the issues important to Harris County. This is a hot race to watch not only because Harris County has the largest DA’s office in the state with more than 600 employees, but they...

LAMPSON PUSHES BILL TO CURB CRIME AGAINST KIDS

If all goes well for him this week, Texas Rep. Nick Lampson will secure House approval of two bills aimed at curbing crimes against children and restore some credibility to a lawmakers' group criticized during last year's congressional page scandal. Lampson, a...