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2019 Texas Crime Statistics

Posted on October 1, 2020 in
What makes a city dangerous? What makes it safe? Obviously, the amount of crime is a key factor, but is safety simply having a low crime rate?  How does the police department's presence or lack thereof influence public safety?  Does it make a tangible difference?  The answer is difficult to quantify, but it’s probably a combination of...
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Crime Statistics in Harris County

Posted on September 8, 2020 in
Agency Population Murder Rape Robbery Assault Burglary Larceny Auto Theft Total ALDINE ISD PD Number of Offenses 0 0 4 7 15 63 3 92 Rate Per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Number of Clearances 0 0 1 4 2 1 0 8 Percent Cleared 0 0 25.0 57.0 13.0...
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Harris County Sheriff Recommends Releasing Prisoners Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Posted on August 25, 2020 in
On March 19th, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez highly recommended the compassionate release of hundreds of prisoners from jail who are most vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then, Harris County felony judges have called for the release of approximately 60 people jailed for felony offenses – a drop in the bucket compared to the total...
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Is Assault with Bodily Injury a Felony in Texas?

Posted on December 3, 2019 in
Whether you find yourself in an altercation during a night out or a confrontation turns violent, you could face charges for assault after a physical fight. In Texas, assault can fall under a number of legal definitions, including assault with bodily injury. Different assault charges carry different penalties, ranging from misdemeanors that can result...
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Drug Free Zones in Texas

Posted on September 23, 2019 in
The use of illegal and recreational drugs occurs too frequently throughout the state of Texas, from homes to public parks and many other areas in-between. To protect vulnerable populations from exposure to these substances, Texas has established certain drug-free zones where law enforcement strictly prohibits the use and possession of a controlled substance. If...
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