Downtown/Midtown Area

Houston, Texas


Downtown (1A10 beat) is patrolled by HPD's Special Operation Division, not Central Division. Midtown is patrolled by HPD's Central Patrol Division (west of Louisiana Street, 1A20 beat) and South Central Patrol Division (east of Louisiana Street, 10H40 beat).

Houston Downtown Management District

The Downtown Emergency Radio System is apparently obsolete but the repeater still exists.

Hotels

Office Buildings

Houston Center Trunked Radio System

Retail

Residential

George R. Brown Convention Center

Allied Barton Security Services provides 24-hour security.

458.8125 M [146.2] 24-hour Security
453.0125 R [146.2] Catering
453.5625 R [114.8] Catering
464.9125 M [d 047] Catering (Ch. 7)
464.55   M [d 023] Catering
469.2625 M [d 632] Catering
467.9    M [ 88.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services) Ch. 1 Supervisors
464.55   M [103.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services)
467.575  M [114.8] Event Security (5 Star Event Services)
467.7625 M [103.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services) 1st Floor
467.85   M [103.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services) 3rd Floor?
467.9    M [103.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services)
467.925  M [103.5] Event Security (5 Star Event Services) Entry Doors
453.2625 R [162.2] Housekeeping
462.7625 M [146.2] Operations
463.4375 R [146.2] Primary/Maintenance

George R. Brown Convention Center Events

464.5    M [d 311] International Quilt Festival 2008 and 2010
469.55   M [d 156] Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year 2008
461.1375 M [d 152] Microsoft Convergence 2012 (CSC Event Security)
464.6    M [206.5] National Business Travel Association's International Convention and Exposition 2010
469.6    M [206.5] National Business Travel Association's International Convention and Exposition 2010
464.6    M [d 047] Texas Conference for Women 2008

Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park DMR Capacity Plus trunked system

463.575  R [d 071] Aramark - Cleaning
451.975  R [d 365] Aramark - Concessions/Warehouse
461.925  R [d 155] Aramark - Catering
467.9    M [127.3] Parking (around Minute Maid Park, with 464.825 [127.3])
464.825  M [127.3] Parking Ch. 2 (around Minute Maid Park, with 467.9 [127.3])

Downtown Aquarium

Theater District

452.825  M [     ] Alley Theatre?
464.2875 R [d 251] Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
461.45   M [d 731] Theater District Parking (Republic Parking System)

Toyota Center

Local Government

Harris County Criminal Justice Center (1201 Franklin) security by Allied Barton Security Services, seen using Motorola portables (possibly UHF Radius P1225 or similar). Harris County courts complex security operates on talkgroup 341 on the TxWARN Project 25 system.

464.75   M [103.5] Discovery Green
463.2125 R [107.2] Harris County Jail/Courts Maintenance
859.4875 R [156.7] Harris County Juvenile Detention Center (extremely low power)
464.9625 R [ 69.3] Houston Community College - Housekeeping/Office Services
464.7    R [d 606] Houston Community College - Maintenance
453.85   R [123.0] Houston Police Department Headquarters - Maintenance
467.9125 M [100.0] South Texas Intermediate Sanctions Facility (GEO Group)
153.755  S [100.0] Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Kegans Unit
153.905  S [100.0] Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Kegans Unit

Federal

Federal Detention Center Houston Trunked Radio System
170.75   R [n 293] Marshal Service - Bob Casey United States Courthouse - Security (contract guards)
165.725  I [n 293] Marshal Service - Bob Casey United States Courthouse - Input to 170.75 MHz

Federal Protective Service

Federal Reserve Bank

Other

466.3375 M [118.8] Glenwood Cemetery
464.6    M [d 251] House of Dereon Media Center
464.55   M [d 226] REV Eco-Shuttle
463.475  R [cc 8 ] Saint Joseph Hospital - Security
464.05   R [cc 4 ] Saint Joseph Hospital - Maintenance
461.5875 R [146.2] South Main Baptist Church
464.325  M [141.3] South Texas College of Law - Security

Unidentified

151.625  M [103.5] hotel
451.5375   [100.0] Total Plaza?
460.7125 M [d 132] Chase Tower? (or Wells Fargo Plaza) probably Housekeeping - main lobby, door 6, 70, 72, spanish
461.0875 M [d 654] ? control, he's going to be on level 4, clear here headed back to fulbright, 101, let us know when you go through a door we're trying to test the new {something} we added, talked to him, meeting with robert, damage it has, we'll figure it out, need security posted at that door because it will be propped for the painter, two high risk individuals we can't give them clearance until we get the forms back, 104, security, my phone number, handle is actually off of the door sitting on the ground next to it, confirm 157, just left them over there, i just did, that's where the alarm was, whenever you use the remote too close to the boxes, all clear all clear everyone return to your normal daily routine, {6/18/2009} check odor of something burning stairwell B on 26, we're downstairs still nothing, control to 104, mezzanine level
462.7625 M [ 67.0] ? voice inversion scrambling, probably used somewhere on the north end of downtown
463.5125 R [146.2] hotel - spanish, need roll-away to room 1904
464.55   M [ 67.0] XXI Forever? - broken rack in men's department, can you come up here real quick
464.7625 R [d 331] hotel - 407 and 410 please, soho clean out, status for room 635, need towels for guest in 1110, are you in the housekeeping office
469.6    M [d 051] office movers in downtown high rise(s)

Unknown

Calpine Center (717 Texas) - security seen with possible UHF portable radios