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2014-08-14 16:20:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) in Texas has integrated the UTC Aerospace Systems Cloud Cap Technology TASE400HD airborne imaging system into their OH-58 helicopter. HCSO is the largest sheriff's office in Texas and the third largest in the United States. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). This installation of a Cloud Cap Technology TASE400HD payload on the OH-58 helicopter operated by...

2014-08-13 12:22:56

Sheriff's Office Reminds Public That Reporting Crime is at Their Finger Tips HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) launched the iWATCH mobile application to promote safety across the metropolitan Houston area. The iWATCH app is the first of its kind and fosters community awareness about unsafe situations by allowing citizens to report crimes and suspicious activities across Harris County from almost any mobile phone or PC. CITGO Marketers...

2014-05-21 12:20:47

Students at Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts to Receive Kindle Fire Tablets HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) are proud to announce the second installment of the "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. Between May 12 and May 23, representatives from CITGO and the Sheriff's office will visit schools in the Alief, Houston and Spring Branch...

2005-11-04 15:21:30

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Police searched in downtown Houston and surrounding areas on Friday for a prisoner who escaped from Harris County Jail a week after he was sentenced to die for two 1998 murders. Charles Victor Thompson, 35, donned civilian clothes and brandished a fake law enforcement identification badge to bluff his way out of the facility in the city center on Thursday and had not been seen since, Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Martin said. Martin said police...

2005-11-04 13:21:47

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Police searched in downtown Houston and surrounding areas on Friday for a prisoner who escaped from Harris County Jail a week after he was sentenced to die for two 1998 murders. Charles Victor Thompson, 35, donned civilian clothes and brandished a fake law enforcement identification badge to bluff his way out of the facility in the city center on Thursday and had not been seen since, Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Martin said. Martin said police...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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