Harris County

Sheriff moves to protect deputies, public from exposure to dangerous opioids

Deputies throughout the state’s largest sheriff’s office are being issued medications, protective gloves and respirators to protect them from potentially deadly synthetic opioids that are becoming more common on Harris County streets. The distribution of this equipment is coinciding with training for de...
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Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 200 PM CDT SUN JUL 23 2017 TXZ178-199-200-231945- San Jacinto TX-Liberty TX-Montgomery TX- 200 PM CDT SUN JUL 23 2017 ...Thunderstorm with gusty winds in Eastern Montgomery County... At 158 PM CDT, Doppler...
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Internal investigation of John Hernandez homicide case concludes with actions

  July 21, 2017 – A comprehensive Internal Affairs investigation into the handling of the May 28 altercation that resulted in the death of John Hernandez has concluded, and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is now taking steps to improve training and revise policies to ensure that best practices a...
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