HPD CHIEF HAROLD HURTT FIRES POLICE CADET!

HURTT: WE’RE HELD TO A HIGHER STANDARD!

Chief Harold Hurtt terminated Leonard A. Kelly today (Friday, February 8) for violation of departmental rules and regulations.

A Houston Police Department proactive investigation revealed that Kelly was suspected of theft. “Houston police officers are held to the highest of standards of ethics and we expect the same from our cadets who are officers in training,” said Chief Hurtt.

Leonard Kelley started the Houston Police Academy as a member of Class 194 on August 3, 2007. The expected graduation date for Class 194 is February 26, 2008.