HPD POLICE UNIT TRACKING DEVICES ON THE WAY!

CHIEF HAROLD HURTT OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES THE PROGRAM!

It was back on May 15th when The Insite first reported on FOX 26 there would be a GPS-like tracking device placed into HPD police units. The official name is the Automatic Vehicle Locating System or AVL. On Thursday Chief Harold Hurtt officially announced the program. Instead of a satellite based system, HPD will operate off a cellular phone based system to track where their officers are located. Below is the previous report The Insite aired on May 15th:

FOX 26 May 15th report: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=3368518&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=3.2.1