Houston Police

The president of the Houston Police Officer's Union, Doug Griffith, defended the HPD officer who shot and killed Jalen Randle.

Social media was replete with conspiracy theories after it was reported that it took police in Houston more than four hours to respond to a weekend shooting that left George Floyd's preschool-aged niece critically injured.

The Houston police officer whose gunfire hit Legend Smalls, 1-year-old boy, violated department protocol when he opened fire while pursuing a suspect, lawyers for the infant's mother said during a press conference.