Here in Dallas County, the district attorney is the most powerful person in the criminal justice system -- and one of the most powerful elected officials in our community. As our community’s top prosecutor, the DA's job is to seek justice in criminal cases, work to prevent crime, and serve as a leader in the diverse communities they represent.
Meet Your DA
In November 2018, Dallas County elected John Creuzot as the new District Attorney. Throughout the campaign DA Creuzot made specific commitments to adopting a Smart Justice agenda for Dallas County. Click the photo to read commitments DA Creuzot made.
District Attorney John Creuzot
How did DA Cruezot Perform During his First 100 Days?
Since taking office on January 1, 2019, we’ve tracked every policy released by John Cruezot’s office in an effort to hold him accountable to our Smart Justice initiatives. So how did he perform? Take a look at DA Cruezot’s commitment progress, by the numbers:
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