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@TheMattAcevedo Love you and proud of you son.Vehicle Pursuit concluded: 1300 Masters Way in Kingwood area. Male in custody. #hounews #houtraffic CC8
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @TexasTribune Bail and decision to keep people behind bars needs to be a risk based assessment.
2/17
2019
Yesterday the latest mass shooting demonstrated the need for proactive action to deter and prevent these killings.… https://t.co/7tq72Sl9xY
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoPlease keep @CityofAuroraIL and @Chief_KZiman in your thoughts and prayers as they deal with the tragedy from earli… https://t.co/ddVRyrAihu
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoAs our nation continues to debate immigration policy we offer our long adopted policy statement on this complex iss… https://t.co/feiE7nxarq
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @Henry_Gaw @SylvesterTurner @CCCHouston79 Proud of your leadership!⁦@HoustonTX⁩ Weekend recycling bins are out at Kingwood Park N Ride. Thanks to ⁦@SylvesterTurner⁩ and ⁦… https://t.co/lvklW26rkY
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoANOTHER MASS SHOOTING IN AURORA! This time in Illinois. Now 2 cities,same name,that we have to distinguish by state… https://t.co/YhUK5ioYSU
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWhen I wrote the Violence Against Women Act in 1994, I believed it would be a lifeline. But this Congress has turne… https://t.co/UZbNYJLtD3
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe stand committed to pursuing the truth and will Report on the good, the bad, and the ugly. We are committed to tr… https://t.co/6JhGtyhQwa
2/16
2019
Love @HoustonTX, a city where you can experience the world under one city limits! Here’s to a great new year, the y… https://t.co/UAk7JhvzbmThank you @FBI Director Christopher Wray for your steady leadership & strong partnership. The members of… https://t.co/LvMd6rBXs1If legal residents could be hired as police officers, departments more easily could fill their ranks by expanding t… https://t.co/HHqe1IoqhJ
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @dfutoryan Only problem is people think unless someone agrees with you on all counts you can’t be decent to each ot… https://t.co/GZMTgabWwa
2/15
2019
A major discussion item at today's meeting is officer support and wellness. Police work can be difficult and stress… https://t.co/B9yIvpvN17
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoCommander @rjborza and staff attending Hobby District's Annual State of the District banquet. Cheers to continuing… https://t.co/fyTKUW1bqr
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you Mayor for your leadership and partnership. #RelationalPolicing https://t.co/a2n74diUR0Suspect in TWO murder cases Ronald Smith, who has fled the state previously has been given a bond of $250k. Kudos t… https://t.co/Nmw9WkGgu6
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThe major city police chiefs of the US and Canada continue discussions this morning on safeguarding communities wit… https://t.co/bSfpqUsHU0
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoOn behalf of our member agencies, wishing everyone a wonderful and #HappyValentinesDay https://t.co/ZFkoAJU1xp
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoToday, I #StandWithParkland and remember the 17 people killed in a senseless act of gun violence one year ago today… https://t.co/ISdi9XM6Jt
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @fred_guttenberg We stand with you and all of the Jaimes throughout our nation. Although she is gone in the flesh,… https://t.co/PuZa46Y3fTLIVE NOW: President Trump Speaks at the Major County Sheriffs & Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference https://t.co/I27611pNH9
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @CarlosA18183821 @MjrCitiesChiefs @realDonaldTrump @POTUS @houstonpolice Love you cousin.The @realDonaldTrump @POTUS goes off script and calls Major Cities Chiefs Association President @houstonpolicehttps://t.co/fzpFS1Qcm4
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2/14
2019
Welcoming the President of the United States @realDonaldTrump @POTUS to the Major Cities Chiefs Association &… https://t.co/SvWkchD9Bo
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you to @GiffordsCourage for endorsing #HR8, my bipartisan bill to expand background checks. Proud to have you… https://t.co/TMq9JryzHU
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoOur approach begins with one word: Resilience. America’s main streets have become the front lines of new wars.… https://t.co/RU2YNZW8KA
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThe Major Cities Chiefs Association is hosting @TheJusticeDept Membership Panel and Roundtable on violent crime an… https://t.co/AFFfSiVHhe
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoRepresenting Seattle at the joint @MjrCitiesChiefs @MCSheriffs Winter Meeting in Washington DC. Seated next to coll… https://t.co/pbqrEB2OVi
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoImportant discussion with @FBI Dir. Wray about the critical collaborations between federal, county & local agencies… https://t.co/tUKna3CftH
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoGreat start to the @MjrCitiesChiefs & @MCSheriffs joint Winter Meeting. We heard from some great speakers and rec… https://t.co/V9HoEn1jct
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe welcome the Honorable Representatives @BillPascrell and @RepRutherfordFL as they address @MjrCitiesChiefs &… https://t.co/072vT4PJv9
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoOn behalf of MCCA member agencies, we offer our condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and entire @NYPDnewshttps://t.co/zlS35gMwY6
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThe opening ceremonies with Major Cities Chiefs Association & @MCSheriffs is underway. A joint Honor Guard with… https://t.co/XbO7yrtXXU
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoHundreds of major city police chiefs and major county sheriffs from the United States & Canada convene for a series… https://t.co/trvv7kIe9L
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe welcome @TheJusticeDept Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to our joint Winter Meeting with @MCSheriffs.… https://t.co/IkD6sGoK6k
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe welcome @FBI Director Christopher A. Wray to the MCCA & @MCSheriffs Winter Meeting to discuss partnerships betwe… https://t.co/QZ0zRaFU0C
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you @DHSgov @SecNielsen for offering a moment of silence for @MilwaukeePolice Officer Matthew Rittner &… https://t.co/SMUHJdhHlP
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoListening to @DHSgov @SecNielsen speak to hundreds of chiefs & sheriffs. “We must work together to counter some o… https://t.co/ANmPXlOmxr
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe have a packed house and glad that @TheIACP President Paul Cell and Executive Director @vtalucci are in attendanc… https://t.co/ag7WiuUPIU
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoLaura Cooper with @MCSheriffs and Charles “Chuck” Dewitt with @MjrCitiesChiefs briefs attendees on legislative issu… https://t.co/c1XlzEfFZL
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you to @TheJusticeDept Acting Attorney General Whitaker for addressing the joint @MCSheriffs &… https://t.co/x0EqrLfnkv
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThe women & men of @houstonpolice stand in solidarity with our friends @NYPDnews & @NYPDONeill as they mourn the lo… https://t.co/LTUzEIwFN7 @NYPDONeill @NYPDnews @NYPDChiefofDept @NYPDChiefPatrol @NYPDCommAffairs @NYPDDetectives @NYPD102Pct @NYPDDCPIhttps://t.co/pMBNQVuZL3
2/13
2019
Gun-safety groups are looking to 2020 a year after the Parkland shooting https://t.co/pYC9rzuEsg https://t.co/54qek7Qvao
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @ChiefNoelPratt @carmenbest @noblenatl @MGPDFL Great meeting and dialogue.Great meeting tonight with Pecan Park residents. I invited HPD's command & Eastside to share updates on crime preve… https://t.co/B2Y2qDtmKf
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2/12
2019
Meeting of @noblenatl members at DOJ to discuss issues involving police departments across the country. @ArtAcevedo https://t.co/EpYBl5fR1B
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoWe will never forget #LAPD Ofcr. Tina F. Kerbrat, EOW Feb. 11, 1991. Ofcr. Kerbrat was shot after she and her train… https://t.co/U9gotBLHNX
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you for the partnership @wainwrightPTA. What we do for youth today, will determine the return they bring to s… https://t.co/HeamfTwdVB"More prosecutors does not simply mean more prosecution — rather, our charge is to seek justice. In fact, we believ… https://t.co/r8rFx0nkrH
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoApply today! “Hire Houston Youth empowers young people from many walks of life to ‘earn and learn’ as they plan and… https://t.co/CmMD1U3C3F
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoMeeting w/ prosecutors from around country at @ProsecutorsAGV conference to explore strategies to reduce gun violen… https://t.co/wmsXq8a1dK
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo @JohnCornyn That’s precisely why rigid barriers shouldn’t be used outside of urban environments where people can me… https://t.co/k98unkAlDo @JohnCornyn Senator, we need to strengthen border security through a rigid barrier in urban environments & a combin… https://t.co/KjrGZF8Uf3Please support the GoFundMe campaign for Solis Family, Savaannh, her Older Brother and her Mother have Very Serious… https://t.co/bTBqwDXiX8
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you to the Parkland students from @AMarch4OurLives who moved the needle on gun violence prevention on the sta… https://t.co/xd1p72UMin
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoCops across America fight the “bad guys.” Sometimes we even get to make dreams come true. Now there’s a new, very i… https://t.co/yej2iLD4CL
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoCongratulations to Michael Harrison who assumes the top post as Acting Police Commissioner for @BaltimorePolice O… https://t.co/kQB4GncWiL
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoStill searching for this young couple - please call us with any information.
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoThank you @RepThompson, @JacksonLeeTX18, @LaCongresista & all members of Congress willing to explore legislation to… https://t.co/YOJ5ZGyJ8W“Since Tel’s death, my only goal is to get people to stop and think — and commit to doing something to end this hor… https://t.co/S8ONSEjzdw
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2/11
2019
No. 12 UH knocks off No. 25 Cincinnati to take first place in AAC https://t.co/yh73Teg0VL
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo“When you pair HUD money with VA money for veterans, you can create a system that is on steroids.” https://t.co/VMuvmLttfL
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoIt’s not good for victim’s & accused; we should not allow for disputes to wait for long periods of time to be dispo… https://t.co/8TirehdHiT
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoLawmakers need to stop trying to “wish away” our gun violence crisis. Time and again, our research shows states wi… https://t.co/l3OeNqUOpt
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo“Chiefs of police and sheriffs join the victims in asking you to act now to prevent one more death and bloodshed."… https://t.co/434ti6EiJ9
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoFor Harris County, more prosecutors means more justice [Opinion] - https://t.co/WtHHqhdn0A https://t.co/iF6uQsbha7
2/10
2019
Thanks for supporting @CCCHouston79 at the #LunarNewYear Festival @RepAlGreen @SylvesterTurner and @ArtAcevedo!!!!!… https://t.co/lJser3Zmho
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo#RelationalPolicing https://t.co/9xzsBE3uPA
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoA new poll shows 69% of Americans want strong or moderate restrictions on guns... and yet only 8% think their elect… https://t.co/rIXs47D6IP
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoPlease weigh in on this critical issue. The safety of our community & police officers & justice for victims & accu… https://t.co/9MD0wLP4b9Today one of the ⁦@houstonpolice⁩ Mental Health Division’s best officers David Rose was promoted to Sergeant and wi… https://t.co/x4B31URsgH
Retweeted by Chief Art Acevedo'UNTIL ALL OF MY CANCER IS GONE': Abigail Arias, 6, fulfilled her dream of becoming a police officer Thursday, than… https://t.co/vz0rks33mY
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoPlease join us in congratulating 4 newly promoted lieutenants and 27 sergeants. Our @houstonpolice members have to… https://t.co/ZEvOdLyE4eLook forward to @AdrianGarciaHTX leadership & support on this critical issue. As former sheriff he knows how woeful… https://t.co/pg2PQyoQox
2/9
2019
@ChiefMoir Thank you Chief.Thank you @kimoggforda for pressing for additional prosecutors for the @HarrisCountyDAO. Justice delayed is justice… https://t.co/diL5iupDuiSupport our transgender neighbors after Houston shooting that rattled trans community [Editorial] https://t.co/G3pbN8shtf
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoOn behalf of your colleagues across the nation @MjrCitiesChiefs, thank you for your fierce, courageous & steadfast… https://t.co/3V3FUEfzUrThank you @GregAbbott_TX, @KirkPWatson & all working on this critical issue. Texas might be ready to toughen sexual… https://t.co/bcZSMtIcUz @fred_guttenberg You and the families of our fallen are our heroes & inspire us to fight for common sense public po… https://t.co/ctouAx8Vt0
2/8
2019
Our comprehensive criminal and administrative multi-disciplinary investigations continue and we will report pur fin… https://t.co/H88hz6gqs6We remember @MilwaukeePolice Officer Matthew Rittner. On behalf of MCCA we offer our condolences to the family, fri… https://t.co/KOqMp1StNe
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoShooting Investigation: 4400 Davenport. Two people shot, transported to Ben Tauib. Three possible suspects detaine… https://t.co/lMe44GSmIo
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2/7
2019
@JacksonLeeTX18 @HouseDemocrats @HouseJudiciary @NRA @JudiciaryGOP Thank you for your work on this critical issue C… https://t.co/5HXvegKNJmThank you @SylvesterTurner, @SteveBenjaminSC & @usmayors for you non-partisan leadership. The members of… https://t.co/IYMEEqX1Qs @Houstonpolice Dispatchers really appreciate the nice gifts from @TampaPD Dispatch These gifts are great comfort to… https://t.co/ZeAzSunuK6
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoOn behalf of MCCA President @ArtAcevedo and Executive Director Rick Myers, join us in welcoming new @edmontonpolicehttps://t.co/kn0H3vigF5
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2/6
2019
@S_Strauss5323 Hanging tough. Thanks for asking. @KingofKSP @ISPIndianapolis @Michael_Pruitt1 @PolkCoSheriff @leesheriff @MartinFLSheriff @SheriffEd_HCSO @ColJSKatzhttps://t.co/oLpHcnk33j
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoNorth officers are at 4400 North Freeway on a burglary. Two suspects were taken into custody after a short vehicle… https://t.co/gaAiCzVapI
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2/5
2019
Houston Police Chief @ArtAcevedo asks policymakers what they're willing to do—besides offer thoughts & prayers—to a… https://t.co/3kJ1cmsuHP
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoToday is the last day to vote for @K9TRex as K9 of the Year with @k9sofvalor. Use this link to vote for 🦖… https://t.co/OrgqBUL3im
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoSuicides among active-duty soldiers rise sharply in 2018. https://t.co/bSU3GzeksY https://t.co/jxsDgYf9aJ
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoStates Are Funding the Gun Violence Research the Feds Won't https://t.co/3TyxzsEEUX
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoDemocrats in Congress introduced a bill Thursday that would require federally licensed firearms dealers to securely… https://t.co/Dx0yfhB91r
Retweeted by Chief Art AcevedoCall attention to racism and discrimination, and your career is effectively over. Test positive for performance-enh… https://t.co/7XVlIOouBb
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2/4
2019

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