How Texas DAs handle officer-involved shootings

In Texas, it’s up to a county’s district attorney to decide how to handle officer-involved shootings. Populous counties typically have a specialized unit that reviews law enforcement’s work and decide the next course of action.

Below is a look at how the cases are probed in four counties across the Lone Star State, based on interviews with the offices of Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore, Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson, Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood and Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.

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