Sobriety center partners with UHPD as safe haven

In The News Sobriety center partners with UHPD as safe haven Daily Cougar | 10/29/2014 In the corner of a dimly lit room, a TV monitor displays images of locations outside of the building. In one of the squares, a Houston Police Department patrol car pulls up. A...

Oil and drugs: A toxic mix

In The News Oil and drugs: A toxic mix Houston Chronicle | 7/31/2017 Drillers of all sizes have poured billions of dollars into the prolific Permian Basin this year, rebuilding operations after a two-year oil bust that devastated the region. But for all the economic...

Diverse cultures: Putting a face on community policing

In The News Diverse cultures: Putting a face on community policing Houston Chronicle | 11/7/2016 On Monday, Draaven joined the current class of 68 Houston police cadets through a daylong diversity tour across the city to learn about sometimes-marginalized communities...

Sobering center helps homeless in Downtown Houston

In The News Sobering center helps homeless in Downtown Houston Houston Public Media | 1/20/2016 There are lots of resources available to serve Houston’s homeless population, including the Houston Recovery Center, a sobering center downtown. Houston Matters’ Paige...

Sobering center a place for addicts to get help

In The News Sobering center a place for addicts to get help Houston Chronicle | 8/3/2014 When Mayor Annise Parker opened the center at 150 North Chenevert St. last year, the idea was to cut police costs and reduce recidivism, creating a place other than jail for those...