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created to provide people who live and work in Harris County, or others with an
interest in the Harris County Sheriff's Office, access to information about the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a
platform with which to interact with our agency. This

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This is the official page of the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston, TX. This page was
created to provide people who live and work in Harris County, or others with an
interest in the Harris County Sheriff's Office, access to information about the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a
platform with which to interact with our agency. This

08/22/2021

Good news! SH 146 southbound mainlanes at the Fred Hartman Bridge now open. Northbound mainlanes will be reconfigured next weekend.

On August 22, 1960, Deputy Donald Knowlton responded to a weapons disturbance call. He was fatally shot by a suspect who...
08/22/2021

On August 22, 1960, Deputy Donald Knowlton responded to a weapons disturbance call. He was fatally shot by a suspect who was upset over thefts from his garden and began shooting at homes.

Deputy Knowlton was the 8th deputy to die in the line of duty.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

On August 22, 1960, Deputy Donald Knowlton responded to a weapons disturbance call. He was fatally shot by a suspect who was upset over thefts from his garden and began shooting at homes.

Deputy Knowlton was the 8th deputy to die in the line of duty.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

08/21/2021

Street and intersection takeovers are s problem, not just here but across the country as well. We take this very seriously.

Trying to make your streets safer. Last night the HCSO Traffic Crimes Unit working in coordination with HPD, responded to an intersection takeover in our District 5 (NW Harris County) at Barker Cypress and Jarvis Road. Many were arrested in order to stop the takeover.

Great team work!

08/21/2021

Residents in the Hockley area:

HCSO Deputies are on the scene of a fire at a recycling plant at 17360 Premium Drive.

Incident command has asked for a half mile evacuation zone. Please avoid the area.

Residents are warned to avoid the area. More details to follow.

In recognition of National Senior Citizens Day, join us in celebrating these beloved family members today and every day....
08/21/2021

In recognition of National Senior Citizens Day, join us in celebrating these beloved family members today and every day. It's also a time to recognize and acknowledge their lasting contributions to our communities.

We encourage seniors to take precautions to reduce their vulnerability to certain crimes.
πŸ”˜ Get to know your neighbors and build a support system.
πŸ”˜ Be aware of the types of criminal activity happening in your neighborhood.
πŸ”˜ Be especially wary of good deals, good faith money, and get rich quick schemes.

For more safety tips, please reach out to our Crime Prevention Unit at [email protected].

Here are some safe driving resources for older drivers. For more information, visit NHTSA.gov/OlderDrivers.

In this week's newsletter conta.cc/3k4BT24, we spotlight our team of victim advocates. They are often the first support ...
08/20/2021

In this week's newsletter conta.cc/3k4BT24, we spotlight our team of victim advocates. They are often the first support system for abuse victims and a valuable component of our overall response efforts. Addressing someone's emotional needs is always the first step. From there, advocates walk victims through their case and the path to a safer life.

If you want to report a domestic violence situation, reach our Victim Assistance Line at 713-274-9369.

Subscribe to our newsletter by entering your email in the top right-hand corner.

In this week's newsletter conta.cc/3k4BT24, we spotlight our team of victim advocates. They are often the first support system for abuse victims and a valuable component of our overall response efforts. Addressing someone's emotional needs is always the first step. From there, advocates walk victims through their case and the path to a safer life.

If you want to report a domestic violence situation, reach our Victim Assistance Line at 713-274-9369.

Subscribe to our newsletter by entering your email in the top right-hand corner.

08/20/2021

Important Construction Alert!🚨

SH 146/ Fred Hartman update. This weekend crews will close all SH 146 southbound mainlanes at the Fred Hartman Bridge at 9pm tonight until Monday at 5am. On Monday, all southbound lanes will be opened to the original configuration.

Northbound work will take place next weekend.

08/20/2021

#MentalHealth training matters in #LawEnforcement. Baylor College of Medicine spoke to our cadets during our 40 hour Crisis Intervention Training. They presented on #psychosis, #Schizophrenia & other related #mentalhealth topics. Collaborating for a better tomorrow. #HCSOCares

On August 20, 2015, Detention Officer Tronoski Jones suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to control a combati...
08/20/2021

On August 20, 2015, Detention Officer Tronoski Jones suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to control a combative inmate at the Harris County Jail.

Detention Officer Tronoski Jones was the 41st to die in the line of duty.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

On August 20, 2015, Detention Officer Tronoski Jones suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to control a combative inmate at the Harris County Jail.

Detention Officer Tronoski Jones was the 41st to die in the line of duty.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

08/20/2021

HCSO units are investigating a major crash at the 22700 blk of Nalabear Drive, near 2920 in the Hockley area.

Two riders were separated from a four-wheeler after it struck a parked vehicle. One person has been taken by Lifeflight, unknown condition.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez

Photos from Ed Gonzalez's post
08/20/2021

Photos from Ed Gonzalez's post

Sgt. Klafka, with our Criminal Investigations Bureau, is the proud recipient of the inaugural Purple Ribbon Award in the...
08/19/2021

Sgt. Klafka, with our Criminal Investigations Bureau, is the proud recipient of the inaugural Purple Ribbon Award in the category of Law Enforcement Partner from DomesticShelters.org for his substantial positive impact on the lives of domestic violence victims and survivors.

Congratulations, and thank you for your selfless dedication to helping our community through this impactful work.

If you are suffering from abuse, start your path to a safer place. You're not alone. Please call 713-221-6000, the Houston Area Women's Center at 713-528-2121, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are in danger, please get in touch with 911 immediately.

Sgt. Klafka, with our Criminal Investigations Bureau, is the proud recipient of the inaugural Purple Ribbon Award in the category of Law Enforcement Partner from DomesticShelters.org for his substantial positive impact on the lives of domestic violence victims and survivors.

Congratulations, and thank you for your selfless dedication to helping our community through this impactful work.

If you are suffering from abuse, start your path to a safer place. You're not alone. Please call 713-221-6000, the Houston Area Women's Center at 713-528-2121, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are in danger, please get in touch with 911 immediately.

08/19/2021

When a person calls 911 they need a calm, organized voice at the other end of the phone. When a deputy needs help, the person on the other side of the radio is critical. If you can be that person, we are hiring for Communications Officer.

We need YOU- join our team!

Today we celebrated the life of fallen Deputy Shaun Waters.Deputy Waters, 42, passed away on August 1 after contracting ...
08/18/2021

Today we celebrated the life of fallen Deputy Shaun Waters.

Deputy Waters, 42, passed away on August 1 after contracting COVID-19. He joined our agency in 2010 and served in many capacities throughout our agency, including as a detention officer, a patrol field training officer in west Harris County, and an instructor at our training academy.

Deputy Waters touched many lives, and his legacy lives on through the countless deputies he guided and mentored to be tomorrow's law enforcement leaders.

Our HCSO family will never forget him.

End of Watch: 8/01/21

08/18/2021

Deputy Shaun Waters

End of Watch: 8/01/2021

08/18/2021

The funeral es**rt for our fallen brother Deputy Shaun Waters has arrived at Community of Faith Church. Services will be streamed live here at 11:30 a.m.

08/18/2021

Good morning, friends! Here is some Wednesday Wisdom to start the day: Take another shot...

On August 18, 1978, Reserve Deputy James Alex Wier was involved in a pursuit of burglary suspects that continued into Hu...
08/18/2021

On August 18, 1978, Reserve Deputy James Alex Wier was involved in a pursuit of burglary suspects that continued into Humble. During the pursuit Deputy Wier was involved in a collision with a Humble Police Department unit. Deputy Wier died on the scene.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

On August 18, 1978, Reserve Deputy James Alex Wier was involved in a pursuit of burglary suspects that continued into Humble. During the pursuit Deputy Wier was involved in a collision with a Humble Police Department unit. Deputy Wier died on the scene.

Gone but never forgotten.

To learn more about our fallen heroes please visit, https://bit.ly/3dhq8kO.

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08/17/2021

Update: Andrew Crockett, 53, has been found safe and sound. Thank you all for your help.

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Help us locate Andrew Crockett, 53; he was last seen on August 10, 2021, in the 17100 block of Sperry Landing Dr. in northwest Harris County. He needs medication.

He was wearing an unknown color jacket, baseball cap, and sandals. He was using a black walking cane.

Anyone with information, please call 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-8477.

Update: Andrew Crockett, 53, has been found safe and sound. Thank you all for your help.

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Help us locate Andrew Crockett, 53; he was last seen on August 10, 2021, in the 17100 block of Sperry Landing Dr. in northwest Harris County. He needs medication.

He was wearing an unknown color jacket, baseball cap, and sandals. He was using a black walking cane.

Anyone with information, please call 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-8477.

08/17/2021

Job Fair: Join us tomorrow, August 18, 2021, at the Houston Law Enforcement Hiring Expo, at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, located at 9100 Gulf Fwy, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Register: bit.ly/3gr84YT.

08/17/2021

Happy Tuesday! Let’s get after it and be intentional about our results.

β€œOptimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence”. - Helen Keller.

08/17/2021

HCSO units responded to the 18000 blk of Appletree Hill Ln, in the Katy area, between Barker Cypress and Greenhouse Rd.

Preliminary info: an adult female has been shot multiple times and pronounced deceased. It appears she pulled up in her garage when unknown suspect(s) opened fire. Investigators are enroute.

If you have any information about this incident, please call us at 713-274-9100 or CrimeStoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

UPDATE: At about 5:25 am, a female, described as a black female 31 years of age, pulled into the garage, exited her vehicle when an unknown suspect fired approximately 50 shots at her. The female was pronounced deceased on scene. Suspect fled in dark-colored sedan.

If you live in the area, please check your surveillance cameras.

08/17/2021

HCSO units responded to a shooting at the 11000 blk of Holly Hill Ln, near Brittmore and W. Little York.

An adult male, late 20s, has been pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigators are enroute.

UPDATE: the deceased male has been identified as Keith Long (30).

His mother, who was at home at the time and the only other occupant in the home, stated dogs began barking around 4:30am. Long went to the front door to investigate and when he didn’t return, she went to the front door to look for him. She found him in the front doorway with a gunshot wound. No suspect info at this time.

08/17/2021

Overnight, HCSO units were dispatched to 910 Cypress Station. Units found an adult male, Romance Daniels, had been shot inside an apartment and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The apt is the residence of Daniel’s ex-girlfriend. He came to the apt & an altercation took place between Daniels and the ex-girlfriends brother. During the altercation, Daniels was shot.

The case will be referred to a Harris County Grand Jury for review.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez

WE'RE HIRING: Join us Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the Houston Law Enforcement Hiring Expo, at Houston Marriott South ...
08/16/2021

WE'RE HIRING: Join us Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the Houston Law Enforcement Hiring Expo, at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, located at 9100 Gulf Fwy, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but we do encourage pre-registration: https://bit.ly/3gr84YT.

We are hiring communications officers, detention officers, lateral deputies, and cadets.

Visit ➑️ https://bit.ly/2BMsmZV or call us at 713-877-5250 to start a fulfilling public service career today!

WE'RE HIRING: Join us Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the Houston Law Enforcement Hiring Expo, at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, located at 9100 Gulf Fwy, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but we do encourage pre-registration: https://bit.ly/3gr84YT.

We are hiring communications officers, detention officers, lateral deputies, and cadets.

Visit ➑️ https://bit.ly/2BMsmZV or call us at 713-877-5250 to start a fulfilling public service career today!

08/16/2021

Help us identify a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman. On Saturday, July 3, 2021, a couple was robbed at gunpoint outside a bank located at 12100 Veterans Memorial Rd in north Harris County.

The suspect shot the lady, and she was transported to a hospital, where she died days later.

The suspect was wearing a dark-colored hoodie and a full face cover, along with gloves.

If you have any information, please call 713-274-9100 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-8477. Release: bit.ly/3CVEWCk.

08/16/2021

HCSO Auto Theft/ BMV Pro-Active Unit tracked a stolen vehicle. 2 suspects fled on foot but were quickly captured. An AR-15 rifle was found in the vehicle by the driver's seat. 1 suspect had a revolver in his pocket. Both suspects were charged with multiple felonies.

Good work team!

08/15/2021

HCSO units are investigating a fatal crash at 14530 East Freeway, between Freeport and Tollway.

Preliminary info: a motorcycle driver, believed to be traveling at a high rate of speed, struck the rear of truck, causing the driver to separate from the motorcycle. While on the ground, male may have been struck by another vehicle.

One outbound lane remains open during scene investigation. Traffic is moving.

Thanks for joining our Community and Peace Officer Bike Ride! Our teammates had fun being active outdoors with you. We h...
07/24/2021

Thanks for joining our Community and Peace Officer Bike Ride! Our teammates had fun being active outdoors with you.

We hope you enjoyed the ride and took home some bike safety tips.

07/24/2021

To our community members in the area of Eastex Freeway-Hopper-Little York:

Overnight, HCSO units responded to a drive-by shooting at the 4500 blk of Rosemary Ln.

Preliminary info: units found a 7-yr-old child had sustained a gunshot wound to her ankle. Child was transported to the hospital. No other details at this time.

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