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Alerts, Notices & Helpful Information

Police Trading Cards Bring Officers and Children Together

Chief Gonzales has provided GPPD baseball cards for Officers to give to kids.  The cards let Officers introduce themselves to our children and allows children to meet the officers.                       … Continue reading

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Harris County Public Library Galena Park branch reopens

The Harris County Public Library Galena Park branch reopened April 24 following storm damage suffered during Hurricane Harvey                      

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Welcome Aboard Chief Rick Gonzales!

The Galena Park Police Department is pleased to announce that Rick Gonzales joined the Galena Park Police Department February 23, as Interim Police Chief. Chief Gonzales is retired from the Houston Police Department and brings 30 years of Police experience … Continue reading

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FEMA: Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours of Operation

News Release Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours of Operation AUSTIN, Texas –State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will change their hours of operation starting Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The 40 centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties … Continue reading

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Immediate Disaster Case Management Available for Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Harvey Recovery Fair, Public Invited

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management invites residents affected by Hurricane Harvey to a recovery fair this weekend.   WHAT:                  Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fair WHEN:        … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery Centers Currently Open in Harris County

Several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) have opened in Harris County to help individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State of Texas, and other … Continue reading

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FEMA Hiring Texas Residents for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Jobs

Release Number: NR-008 AUSTIN, Texas – In partnership with the State of Texas, FEMA is hiring workers across the state for administrative, logistical and technical jobs related to hurricane recovery. Those hired will join the recovery team – local, state and … Continue reading

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Need a New Car? Don’t Unwittingly Buy a Flood-Damaged Vehicle.

Don’t Be Fooled. Protect Yourself. The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) is designed to protect consumers from fraud and unsafe vehicles and to keep stolen vehicles from being resold. NMVTIS is also a tool that assists states and … Continue reading

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Aerial Mosquito Spray Operation Scheduled in Wake of Flooding

The rain left behind by Hurricane Harvey has created large areas in Harris County where mosquitoes can lay their eggs. To address increasing numbers of mosquitoes and the risk they pose to the recovery effort and public health, the U.S. … Continue reading

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