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What Happens When Someone Makes a Report to CPS?

Posted on November 30, 2021 in
Anyone can report suspected child neglect or abuse to child protective services (CPS). In this instance, CPS examines the information surrounding the alleged neglect or abuse. If warranted, CPS moves forward with an investigation into the claim.  A CPS investigation is a serious matter. During the investigation, CPS can consult with a child, caregiver,...
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When Can I Sue for False Allegations of a Crime?

Posted on November 10, 2021 in
An individual can be falsely accused of a crime and experience several problems. In this instance, false allegations can cause an individual to suffer reputational damage within their community. Also, an individual risks loss of employment due to false allegations. An individual can even experience discrimination as a result of false allegations, too.  Those...
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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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