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Criminal Justice/Prosecution

Pax­ton Defends TDCJ in U.S. Supreme Court

Today in the United States Supreme Court, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton defended the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s decision to disallow John Ramirez, who was sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Pablo Castro in 2005, from having a pastor speak out loud and touch Ramirez during his execution by lethal injection.

November 09, 2021 | Press Release

Oper­a­tion Wash Out’ Results in 38 Arrest­ed for Gang-Relat­ed Offenses

The Office of the Attorney General assisted in an operation that resulted in the arrest of 38 fugitives wanted for gang-related offenses.

October 20, 2021 | Noteworthy

Oper­a­tion Lucky Charm’ Results in 21 Sex Offend­er-Relat­ed Arrests

The Office of the Attorney General arrested 21 suspects for sex offender-related offenses.

October 20, 2021 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Announces For­ma­tion of Cold Case and Miss­ing Per­sons Unit

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the formation of the new Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit within the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

October 19, 2021 | Press Release

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

August 31, 2021 | Noteworthy

Paxton’s Child Exploita­tion Unit Sting Nets Sev­en Arrests

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the arrest of seven people during an undercover chat operation in Olmos Park, Bexar County.

August 17, 2021 | Press Release

Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

August 12, 2021 | Noteworthy

Paxton’s Fugi­tive Appre­hen­sion Unit Arrests 18 Vio­lent Parole Vio­la­tors in Operation

Last week, Office of the Attorney General Arlington and Austin Fugitive Unit Personnel conducted an operation that focused on apprehending and arresting parole violators with violent felony convictions, violent criminal history and gang affiliations.

August 11, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

August 06, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

July 27, 2021 | Noteworthy