[Brief / Kim Ogg’s Office] More than 60 prosecutors from across the nation, together with Kim Foxx, George Gascon, and Mark Gonzalez signed an amicus temporary in assist of the plaintiffs within the Harris County litigation. A big selection of elected officials, cultural luminaries, criminal justice advocates, fiscal conservatives, and law enforcement organizations agree that the current bail system is damaged. Bail reform is possible via legislative and judicial change, and likewise via policy adjustments that native prosecutors could make.
In 2008, Jason left his civil follow to just accept a position as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County, the place he went on to serve as the Chief Prosecutor in two totally different County Criminal Courts. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office in November equally identified seven sizzling spots in unincorporated communities to focus their deputies toward with commissioners court-permitted additional time pay. Results of the primary 4 weeks of that initiative have not been tabulated, officials stated. Law enforcement agencies in the Houston space have spent the previous two years trying to curb the upward development in violent crime. Last year in St. Louis, authorities handled 195 killings — which amounts to homicide price of about 64 per … Read More