HOSUTON – Mayor Turner joined the Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner to kick off the 38th annual “March on Crime” on Tuesday.
The “March On Crime” campaign was created in December 1984, out of growing concern over the rise in violent crime across Houston, according to HPD. The department has held the March On Crime campaign every year as a coordinated effort to educate the public about such topics as:
- Crime prevention
- Drug awareness
- Crime Stoppers
- Neighborhood Watch
- Personal safety
- Burglary prevention
- Crimes against the elderly
- Juvenile crime
Turner presented a proclamation to the Houston Police Department, stating that March 1, 2022 as March on Crime month in the city of Houston.
Watch the full announcement below:
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