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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Officer-Involved Shootings Independent Review Process

Our Civil Rights Division prosecutors go to the scene of every officer-involved shooting in Harris County.  This video walks you through the process…

VIDEO Covid-19 Update from DA Kim Ogg

During the COVID-19 health emergency, we want you to know our office is still hard at work to make sure our community is safe and the justice system…

HCDAO Covid-19 Update

March 23, 2020 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and has made…

Video: MISDEMEANOR MARIJUANA DIVERSION PROGRAM

  The Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program (MMDP) is a pre-charge program -- NO arrest and NO criminal history -- offered by the Harris County…

VIDEO: Mental Health Diversion Program

We need more investment in reform, like the Mental Health Diversion Center. This programs works to keep people out of jail, giving them the support…

Officer-Involved Shootings

Every officer-involved shooting in Harris County is presented to a grand jury by the Civil Rights Division.  Learn more about the process, and what…

HCDAO Colleagues at Commissioners Court - February 12, 2019

A special thanks to everyone who volunteered to speak on behalf of our budget request.     Vivian King - Chief of Staff    JoAnne Musick -…

Safe Storage of Guns

Gun Safety Tips  Store Guns and Ammunition Safely  Store guns in a locked location, unloaded, out of the reach and sight of children  Store…

Safe Storage of Guns

Gun Safety Tips  Store Guns and Ammunition Safely  Store guns in a locked location, unloaded, out of the reach and sight of children  Store…

Reflection on Crime Victims' Rights Week

By Kim Ogg Crime Victims’ Rights Week is an unfortunate, yet necessary, time to uplift those who are left to deal with painful new reality in the…