Harris County issues $888K payment to scammer
Though officials caught the mistake and canceled payment before it was too late, the incident has led the Texas county to a thorough review of its security policies.
Seeing through the noise: How public safety should turn to social media for emergency communications
Commentary: An emergency management official from Harris County, Texas, says public safety leaders need to digest massive amounts of information to make emergency decisions and communicate those decisions.
Texas county uses hurricane safety alert system to engage with public
Harris County encourages the public to sign up for emergency notifications before hurricane season begins. These citizens will receive other public safety information the rest of the year.