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Northeast monthly Safety meeting

Commander C. T. Hatcher, Houston Police Department Northeast Division, giving the Northeast District 9 August crime report. (Photo by Allan Jamail)

By Allan Jamail

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:30 am at the Houston Police Department’s East Freeway Storefront, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia provided district and legislative updates.

Commander C. T. Hatcher, Houston Police Department Northeast Division, gave the August Northeast District 9 crime report. She said overall crime in the area is about the same now as it was in 2018. For a current crime report for any area visit the website:

Hatcher made available several helpful websites citizens can use to reduce crime in their neighborhoods. By using HPD’s, ALERT SLIP. Citizens can use it to request increased patrols around their home or business for a prowler, speeding vehicle, excessive burglaries and thefts, being on vacation, or for reasons causing them concern in the “other” box. To use the ALERT SLIP visit the website:

HPD’s Online Police Report Form

The purpose of this form is to allow Houston citizens to conveniently file police reports from home, work, or anywhere with internet access. After completing the necessary information you will receive an actual incident number, and you will be able to print the report for your records. online_report.htm

These web sites should never be used to report an emergency, a crime in progress, or any type of injury. For emergencies, call 9-1-1. For any other situation that requires the response of a police officer, call 713-884-3131.

Other Community business was Maria Pillar Aponte an engineer with the Texas Department of Transportation said progress is being made on the new sidewalk project north of IH 10 East Freeway from Normandy Street going west along the feeder to Maxey Road (FM 526) and then going north up past Woodforest Blvd. to Nola Court.

Dwantrina Russell, Recruiting Manager said anyone wanting to earn $19.50 an hour can be a United States Census Taker by applying on line at or call 1-855-job-2020.