As Judge, Hawk Accused Prosecutor Of Tracking Her, Wanted Her Fired
The explosive announcement that Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk is taking leave to battle depression has some of her closest friends and colleagues at odds.
Hawk says she will take four weeks of unpaid leave starting now.
The Dallas Police Department, using a federal grant, will have 65 kits tested each week.
In anticipation of hundreds of new sexual assault cold cases, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office is doubling its sexual assault unit.
Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk did not directly address lingering controversy over her stay in drug rehab and recent office shake up during a public appearance.
Tensions are growing in the Dallas County District Attorney’s office… as the new DA fended off questions about her leadership and addressed reports that she went into drug rehab while campaigning for office in 2013.
Dallas County’s new District Attorney held her first town hall meeting on Monday. In particular, Susan Hawk had asked for input from the city’s southern sector.
A Dallas County Assistant District Attorney is out of job. Prosecutor Justin Moore no longer works at the office. Just weeks ago Moore was pulled over on suspicion of DWI.
Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.
UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.
It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.