Hurtt came to HPD in March of 2004. He brought changes to HPD, including a new property room and Tasers, but Hurtt's policing initiatives often came with expensive overtime, and the mayor-elect made it clear she would start her new administration with a new chief.
End of an era today at Houston Police Department
HOUSTON Today he officially retires and is expected to name an interim chief, who will run the department until Mayor-elect /*Annise Parker*/ chooses /*Hurtt*/'s replacement.
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