• Accreditation and Special Projects Division

    The purpose of the Accreditation Department is to implement/coordinate the accreditation process in accordance with established CALEA standards, policies, and procedures.

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  • Business Operations Division

    The Houston Independent School District Police Department Business Operations Division strives for excellence in service to our internal and external customers. This division involves overseeing the budget, purchase orders, maintaining the payroll, open record requests, keeping abreast with citations, offensive reports, and extra job notifications. Our division is known for its integrity, high ethical standards, and equality.

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  • Campus Based Officers

    Campus officers work collaboratively with school administration and district personnel to prevent student victimization and promoting a positive learning environment. Officers serve as “First Responders” to any criminal activity that occurs on or within the immediate vicinity of the campus.

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  • Communications Unit

    The Houston ISD Police Communications Unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year and is responsible for all the Police Department’s telecommunications needs including the Communications Center, Radio Communications and Criminal Justice Information Systems.

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  • Crime Analysis Unit

    The Crime Analysis Unit provides law enforcement personnel with relevant information, in the form of reports, presentations or maps, so that they can efficiently deploy resources to prevent or control crime.

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  • Gang Division

    The purpose of the Houston ISD Police Department Gang Suppression Unit is to identify, monitor and apprehend gang members, narcotics dealers and weapons offenders within the district to reduce and or eliminate gang related crime.

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  • Investigation Division

    The purpose of the Investigations Unit is to provide prompt, professional and effective investigative services to solve crimes and reduce the risk of future crimes from occurring on our school sites.

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  • Juvenile Processing Center

    The Houston Independent School District Police Department Juvenile Processing Center is a temporary processing facility where juveniles are held while officers complete required juvenile reports.

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  • K-9 Unit

    The Houston Independent School District Police Department K-9 Unit consists of two canine teams: Explosive and Narcotics Detection. Each canine team consist of a handler and canine.

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  • Office of the Chiefs

    The Office of the Chiefs responsibilities are to respond promptly to customer’s complaints or inquiries by gathering information, coordinating with special units as well as others, discusses complaints or inquiries with the Chiefs of Police and receives direction, responds via “Referral and Open Request” letters, phone, or e-mail , research and follows up on status of projects or pending issues. Coordinates day-to-day operation of the Chief of Police office, manages workload, provides lead work to clerical staff, is first responder to items of urgency, coordinates office's response to news or changing policy, attends Chief of Police office meetings, including regular Administrative Assistant meetings, monitors and researches items on Chief of Police agenda, prepares reports of findings and recommendations. To perform highly responsible and confidential administrative duties for the Police Chief/Asst. Chief and Police Management and to perform various administrative tasks in the management of the Police Chiefs’ office. Additionally, to perform complete staff work for the Police Chief/Asst. Chief and staff, prepare or process communications to Police Department employees and individuals or entities outside the department as well as follow up on assigned responsibilities.

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  • Patrol Division

    The Patrol division provides protection and service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The division provides the first line of response to all HISD facilities and those calling for assistance within the boundaries of Houston Independent School District.

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