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Dog walkers become crime fighters in Harris County

When crime happens, it’s usually not in front of a uniformed officer. That’s why over the past few years, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office has been adding more citizen watch programs to its arsenal of crime fighting tools. In the department’s newest program, hundreds of dog walkers throughout the county are invited to a training [...]

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Tips to protect yourself from the heat

As the summer heat continues to bear down on us and only gets stronger, I want to take this moment to remind every to remain aware of the potential dangers of prolonged heat exposure. Remember to protect your family, pets and yourselves from heat related illnesses. While this may be difficult to do, try to [...]

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Battling drunken driving

We can be grateful that the Houston area got through the Fourth of July weekend without a rash of roadway fatalities, although we are still in what law enforcement folks label “the 100 deadliest days of the year.” As Assistant Montgomery County District Attorney Warren Diepraam told the Chronicle shortly before July 4, traffic fatalities increase during [...]

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