Harris County leaders propose additional $14.8M for public safety efforts

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HOUSTON – Harris County leaders discussed two upcoming Commissioners Court items that would bring up to an additional $14.8 million for public safety during a press conference Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez and Houston Police Chief Troy Finner hosted a joint press conference to discuss investments in public safety.

Today we are LIVE with Commissioner Garcia, Office of County Judge Lina Hidalgo, Houston Police Department Executive Chief, Matt Slinkard, and Harris County Sheriff's Office Ed Gonzalez to discuss new public safety investments to be presented at Harris County Commissioners Court.

Posted by Harris County Precinct 2 on Monday, June 28, 2021

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