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Investigators

Frank Crowley Courts Building - 133 N. Riverfront Boulevard, LB 19, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: (214) 653-3600 • Fax: (214) 653-5774


The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office Investigators independently assists the assigned Assistant District Attorneys in gathering pertinent data, identifying significant factors and recognizing solutions for cases. There are seventeen (17) Felony courts, each with three prosecutors in the Frank Crowley Court building. There are in addition to the Felony courts fourteen (14) Misdemeanor courts. The investigators locates and develops evidence for trial or plea negotiations and works in planning and organizing work to prepare cases for disposition. Assists in reconstructing events, sequences, and time elements in preparation of criminal cases. Interviews and notifies witnesses of trial dates by means of serving subpoenas, summons and writs and/or making arrests. They coordinate transportation and lodging of trial witnesses, and conducts background checks of witnesses that may be used during trial. Collects and prepares evidence for trial, reviews various reports and other related documentation or evidence in reference to offenses. Assists assigned Assistant District Attorney during the jury selection process and with trial presentations.

In addition to the Felony and Misdemeanor courts Investigators are assigned to other sections such as Child Abuse, Civil, Family Violence, Specialized, Grand Jury, Community Prosecution, Conviction Integrity, State Jail, Elderly Abuse, Organized, Juvenile, Appellate, Public Integrity and the Gang unit.