Police reform task force asks Houston residents to share opinions through Aug. 9

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's police reform task force is gathering more community input. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's police reform task force is gathering more community input. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's police reform task force is gathering more community input. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Houston Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform is circulating a survey among Houston neighborhoods to collect opinions from residents.

The survey asks residents to respond to two basic questions: "How do you view the Houston Police Department?" and "Would you recommend any improvements or changes to the Houston Police Department?" with open-ended space to explain their opinion.


Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed the task force in June amid nationwide calls for reductions in police funding and reforms to law enforcement practices after the death of George Floyd. The group first met July 6 and was given 90 days to develop recommendations.

The city is collecting responses through Aug. 9.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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