Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins
Three of Dallas County’s top law enforcement officials will be at a town hall meeting Monday night to address police shooting concerns.
Dallas County DA Craig Watkins says he’s creating a special DA unit to probe police shootings in Dallas County as they are unfolding. He says the unit would run it’s own investigation parallel to any other criminal reviews.
Legal experts say they don’t believe former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent received special treatment.
Prosecutors have to be careful about what they say about now-former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent. The judge who will preside over Brent’s Intoxication Manslaughter trial told attorneys the case is receiving excessive publicity.
District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.
The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.
After investigating, a special prosecutor has filed this notice of contempt against Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins.
As part of its ongoing investigation into Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, the FBI requested sealed court documents involving the DA’s now dismissed mortgage fraud case against oil heir Albert Hill III.