Model Programs of the Neighborhood Policing Division


Our model strategies for responding to individuals with mental illness, behavioral health issues, substance use, and persons experiencing homelessness


Our innovative award-winning program connecting patrol deputies to crisis clinicians via a computer tablet

Homeless Outreach Team

A specialized team responding to the unique needs of persons experiencing homelessness

Project Guardian

A program for responding safely and effectively to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Co-Responder Program

A program partnering a CIT-trained deputy with a masters-level crisis clinician from The Harris Center

Project Lifesaver

A program for locating individuals who wander due to cognitive disabilities such as Alzheimer's Disease

Boarding Homes

A specialized unit formed to regulate boarding homes in unincorporated Harris County