Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Explorers at Dedication Ceremony

The HPD headquarters building was renamed the Houston Police Department Edward A. Thomas Building recently and explorers were present to witness the dedication. Mr. Thomas honorable served 63 years as a member of the department.

Officer Thomas’ more than six decades of hard work and courage paved the way for African American and minority officers at the Houston Police Department. He received numerous awards, commendations and letters of appreciation, and was one of the first African American police officers to integrate into HPD.