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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

Harris County DA gang expert named Prosecutor of the Year

June 21, 2019  Caroline Dozier, a career prosecutor and gang expert at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, has been awarded Prosecutor of…

Mother Charged for running over her three-year old child

June 21, 2019  A mother has been charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide for running over her three-year-old son, Harris County District Attorney…

Grand jury indicts Jackson for murder in Josue’s death

June 18, 2019  After prosecutors presented newly tested evidence, a Harris County grand jury indicted Andre Jackson for murder in the death of 11-…

Man tried to hire hitman from jail to kill girlfriend

June 14, 2019 A Spring man, who was charged in April with trying to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend, was charged again this week after…

Quick action, CPR saved life outside Houston BBQ restaurant

June 14, 2019  The quick efforts of two District Attorney’s Office investigators, the Freeport Police Chief, and a private citizen during lunch hour…

Special Prosecutor files grievance against former prosecutor

June 11, 2019  A special prosecutor has filed an official grievance with the State Bar against a former prosecutor for his wrongful conduct during a…

Former minister heads to prison

June 10, 2019  A former minister was sentenced to ten years in prison Monday for stealing more than $800,000 from Houston First Baptist Church,…

Former deputy constable indicted for on-duty rape

June 6, 2019  A grand jury indicted a former deputy constable for Sexual Assault and Official Oppression for a July 2018 incident in which he was on…

Statement from District Attorney Kim Ogg re Maleah Davis

May 31, 2019  Let’s let search teams do what search teams do.  We have spoken with the defendant’s lawyer and there is no agreement.   We continue…

Former NFL fullback convicted of stealing from player fund

May 29, 2019  A former NFL player was convicted of stealing $105,000 from an NFL player trust fund and sentenced to ten years of probation, as well…