HPD force increases with new graduates

June 20, 2008 8:03:44 AM PDT
For the first time in three years, the Houston police force is at least 5,000 strong.The Houston Police Academy graduated 63 new officers, pushing the number of officers above the 5,000 mark. The last time the department saw that many officers was back in 2005.

HPD will assign the rookie officers to patrol stations throughout the city.

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