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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Marijuana first offender program yields high success rate

MyFoxHouston – If you’re caught with a small amount of marijuana, and you’re a first-time offender, Harris County will show you a little bit of leniency. It’s a move that District Attorney Devon Anderson said has yielded an impressive success rate. “We’re trying to recognize who we’re mad at and who we’re scared of,” said […]

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Body camera pilot program in cards for HCSO

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Law enforcement officials in Harris County are looking for ways to better ensure officer and public safety. Earlier this year, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia unveiled the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Body Camera Pilot Program, and the HCSO SecureWatch program, two high-tech initiatives designed to increase safetly. The body camera program was launched […]

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Law enforcement joins forces to fight synthetic marijuana

The Humble Observer: Law enforcement agencies in Texas and Harris County are joining forces to stop the sale of products that contain dangerous synthetic marijuana, products that are injuring and killing children. Defendants are four Katz Boutique stores at 1710 Highway 6 South, 16855 North Freeway and 11649 Highway 249, all in Houston and at […]

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Freed death row inmate speaks out

CLICK2HOUSTON: Former death row inmate Alfred Brown enjoyed time with family, and dining out as he spent his first full day of freedom in over a dozen years. But he’s also apprehensive as Houston police say they’ll continue to focus on him as a suspect in the 2003 slaying of a fellow officer. “The D.A. […]

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