COVID-19

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

HCSO Sgt. indicted for making a firearm available to his stepson

September 5, 2019  A grand jury indicted a Harris County Sheriff’s Office sergeant Thursday for making a firearm accessible to his young stepson,…

Statement from DA Kim Ogg regarding DOJ declining federal charges against FBI agent

September 4, 2019  The following is a statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg regarding a Houston Chronicle report on the U.S.…

Ex constable convicted for threatening hospital patient with Taser

September 4, 2019  A former deputy constable was convicted Wednesday of official oppression for pulling a Taser on a mentally ill woman restrained…

Nurse Tech Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Hospital Patients

August 27, 2019  A patient care technician who sexually assaulted patients at Ben Taub and Kingwood Medical Center, was sentenced to 15 years in…

District Attorney charges two officers in Harding Street raid

August 23, 2019  A former Houston Police officer is charged with two felony murders and another with felony tampering with evidence, for their roles…

DA partners up to divert Fifth Ward juveniles out of criminal justice system

August 7, 2019 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has joined with community partners to divert 70 to 100 young people a year from Houston’…

Upgraded charge filed in death of four-year-old Maleah Davis

August 5, 2019  Derion Vence was charged Monday with a first-degree felony, punishable by up to life in prison, in the death of four-year-old Maleah…

Retiree sentenced to prison for shooting lawyer over parking space

August 1, 2019  A 69-year-old man who fatally shot a Houston attorney over a disabled parking space has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, Harris…

Funding Won for More Civil Rights Prosecutors; Harding St. investigation to move rapidly

July 31, 2019  Following a 5-0 vote by Harris County Commissioner's Court late yesterday afternoon, District Attorney Kim Ogg is adding seven…

Raw Sonic Hamburger Fraud Scheme Busted

July 26, 2019  A grand jury indicted a former Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice lieutenant for a scheme in which she tricked Sonic out of more than $…