Police Chief McClelland Welcomes Recruits to Cadet Class, Police Academy

Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr., today (Monday, Oct. 13) welcomed 65 men and women to Cadet Class #221 at the HPD Training Academy and shared his and the department’s expectations as they begin a rigorous 26-week training regimen to become Houston police officers.

The cadets intently listened as Chief McClelland discussed HPD’s three core values of Honor, Integrity and Respect.

Photos of Chief McClelland in the classroom and congratulating the cadets following his address are attached to this news release.

The Houston Police Department is hiring.  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a police officer, please go to www.hpdcareer.com or call the HPD Recruiting Division at 713-308-1300.