Tag Archives: Public Defender’s Office

Department Operations Updates: May 6, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court. Many of these updates pertain to key objectives outlined in the county’s Q1 Objectives and Key Results (OKR) Quarterly Update Report. Criminal Justice Department Director: Charlene Randolph Our department is using information obtained via a jail-population-management survey and

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The People Behind Dallas County: Jimmy Spurger

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Jimmy Spurger is an investigator working in the Capital Murder Division of the Dallas County Public Defender’s Office. Explain your specific role at Dallas County.    I work as an investigator with the Capital Murder Division of the Public Defender’s Office. I am a member

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The People Behind Dallas County: Lynn Pride Richardson

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Lynn Pride Richardson is the Chief Public Defender in the Public Defender’s Office. Explain your specific role at the County. As Chief Public Defender, my role as a Dallas County Department Head is to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the largest and

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Dallas County Public Defender’s Office leads the way in innovative criminal justice practice

The Dallas County Public Defender’s Office is the premiere and largest public defender office of its kind in the state of Texas. Under the leadership of Chief Public Defender Lynn Pride Richardson, the Public Defender’s Office has developed a variety of innovative defense and criminal justice practices. The Dallas County Public Defender’s Office was the first public defender’s office in

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