Criminal Justice

Harris County Leaders Back Pardoning George Floyd For 2004 Drug Arrest

Posted on · The five members of Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the resolution in support of the pardon request, which was submitted last month to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Criminal Justice

Harris County Public Defender Seeks George Floyd’s Pardon For 2004 Case Connected To Gerald Goines

Posted on · The ex-Houston officer who arrested Floyd is now having his case history reviewed after a deadly 2019 drug raid. Harris County's district attorney supports the request for a pardon.

Criminal Justice

Relatives Of Texans Killed By Police Hope Derek Chauvin’s Conviction Will Advance The State’s George Floyd Act

Posted on · “If this doesn’t push it, we don’t know what will,” says Debbie Bush. She has been fighting for greater accountability for police violence since her nephew was shot in the back by a San Antonio officer seven years ago.