Devon Anderson

Governor Rick Perry appointed Devon Anderson Harris County District Attorney on September 26th 2013. She succeeds her late husband, Mike Anderson. She is uniquely qualified to lead the office forward, establishing it as the flagship prosecutor’s office in America.


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DA Devon Anderson Joins Prosecutors across the US to Announce New Coalition to Curb Gun Violence

September 18, 2014

District Attorney Devon Anderson announced today that in an effort to combat gun violence she has joined 22 prosecutors representing major jurisdictions throughout the United States to announce the formation of PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE (PAGV), an independent, non-partisan coalition organized to identify and promote prosecutorial and policy solutions to the national public health and …

DA Launches New Online Tool and Pilot Program to Combat Animal Cruelty

September 16, 2014

District Attorney Devon Anderson announced today her office’s new online tool for the public to report animal cruelty in Harris County and new pilot program called HOPE (Helping Our Pets through Education). HOPE is designed to educate elementary school aged children on how to properly care for their pets. “Many of the animal cruelty cases …

Harris County DA pledges jail time for animal cruelty

September 12, 2014

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson pledged Wednesday to seek jail time for people charged with animal cruelty. Pictured: Crime Stoppers Executive Director Rania Mankarious, Houston Council Member Dr. Jack Christie and Houston Humane Society Executive Director Sherry Ferguson carrying Wilma.   “If we get ahold of you and you are charged with one of …

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