Goals and objectives of TPU include but are not limited to:
Increase patrol and sting operations.
Preempt terrorist attacks before they can execute threats.
Conduct public education and outreach activities.
Perform jurisdictional assessments of the precinct.
Coordinate and develop an information sharing system with other law enforcement agencies, school officials, and area residents to identify known or suspected terrorist cells and prevent possible attacks.
Maintain a working relationship with other law enforcement agencies.
Purchase equipment to aid in the prevention of chemical and biological incidents.
Acquire protective equipment for hazardous material emergencies.
Utilize computer technology and information systems to monitor and track terrorist activity.
Create a Citizen’s Corp Group.
Residents interested in becoming a member of the Citizen’s Corp Group should contact Pct. 7 Sgt. Ken Davis at 713.649.2345
How You Can Help
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) look out for and report:
Anyone video recording or monitoring activities, taking notes, using cameras, maps, binoculars, etc., near key facilities/events
Anyone attempting to gain information in person, by phone, mail, email, etc., regarding a key facility or people who work there
Attempts to penetrate or test physical security or procedures at a key facility/event
Anyone attempting to improperly acquire explosives, weapons, ammunition, dangerous chemicals, uniforms, badges, flight manuals, access cards or identification for a key facility/event or to legally obtain items under suspicious circumstances that could be used in a terrorist attack
Anyone who does not appear to belong in the workplace, neighborhood, business establishment or near a key facility/event
Any behavior that appears to be preparation for a terrorist act, such as mapping out routes, playing out scenarios with other people, monitoring key facilities/events, timing traffic lights or traffic flow, or other suspicious activities
Abandoned vehicles, stockpiling of suspicious materials, or persons being deployed near a key facility/event
To report suspicious behavior contact the Harris County Precinct 7 Terrorism Prevention Unit
TPU 713.643.6118 ext. 137 or ext 135