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Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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News Releases

District Attorney Ogg requests more prosecutors to combat county-wide violent crime

01/11/2022 Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg appeared before county commissioners Tuesday to request additional funding for 82 new prosecutors…

Reward offered for fugitive wanted in catalytic converter theft ring

January 10, 2022 A member of a theft ring that cut catalytic converters out of dozens of City of Houston vehicles is a fugitive after failing to…

First of former NFL players charged in medical reimbursement scam pleads guilty

January 5, 2022 Shantee Orr, one of eight former NFL players who, along with an athletic trainer, are charged with taking part in a $632,000 scheme…

Execution date set for killer who murdered Houston police officer

January 4, 2022   Carl Wayne Buntion, who murdered Houston police officer James Irby during a 1990 traffic stop, is scheduled to be executed April…

Constables, Harris County DA Ogg, and MADD news conference to urge community to avoid alcohol-related tragedy over holidays

  December 20, 2021   Harris County constables, the District Attorney’s Office and MADD are joining forces with a husband and father whose family…

“No Face No Case” Treetop Piru gang member gets life in prison

Dec. 17, 2021   A gang member who was convicted of shooting one man, and remains charged with another murder, has been sentenced to life in prison…

DA Ogg honored for leading criminal justice reform in substance abuse treatment and mental health

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg was recently honored with the Lone Star Award from the Association of Substance Abuse Programs, in…

Grand Jury indicts Mark Aguirre for felony assault in bogus voter fraud incident

December 13,2021 A Harris County grand jury today indicted Mark Aguirre for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon in a case being prosecuted by…

Gunman gets life in murder of Police sergeant

Dec. 6, 2021 Gunman gets life in murder of Police sergeant The gunman, who fatally shot Houston Police Sgt. Christopher Brewster, has been…