Articles Tagged “Criminal Justice”

  • HPD Receives Recognition

    Recently, the Huntsville Police Department achieved Best Practices Recognition through the Texas Police Chief’s Association. Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices Review Program Coordinator and retired La Porte Police Chief, Richard Reff, who reviewed HPD, presented…

  • Execution & Vigil Tonight

    The TDCJ inmate convicted of the 2007 murder of correctional officer Susan Canfield, 43-year-old Jerry Duane Martin, is set to be executed by lethal injection tonight at six in Huntsville. During an escape attempt in…

  • Postal Inspector to Speak at SHSU

    During her 13 year career as a U.S. postal inspector, Stephanie Harden worked a wide variety of cases from Oregon to Texas, including mail fraud, mail theft, facility security assessments, analysis of suspicious powders and…

  • Representative Otto & Senator Schwertner Speak at Library Monday

    State Representative John Otto and State Senator Charles Schwertner spoke to a meeting of local Republicans in a meeting open to the public Monday night at the Huntsville Public Library. They covered a number of…

  • SHSU “Real Talk with C-J” Today

    SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice will present another “Real Talk with C-J” this afternoon. C-J publications coordinator Beth Kuhles has the information . . . . REALTALK9-16-13  

  • AFSCME & Civil Rights Project Press Conference in Austin Today

    Local AFSCME correctional employees union President Lance Lowry has informed us that this morning at 10 AFSCME Correctional Employees and the Texas Civil Rights Project will hold a joint press conference in Austin. The press…

  • Education Commissioner Michael Williams to Speak at SHSU Commencement

    Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams will deliver the commencement address to more than 1,000 Sam Houston State University degree candidates during graduation ceremonies on Aug. 3rd. Williams will speak to students in the…

  • TDCJ Fallen Officer Memorial Service

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice held a Memorial Service for Fallen Officers at the HEARTS Veterans Center Complex Friday. They performed the annual exercises of remembrance like the Lighting of the Memorial Candle, the…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Carl Spencer Receives Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

    Carl Spencer of Huntsville was presented the Governor’s 2013 Criminal Justice Employee Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his dedication to helping offenders incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The award was presented…