Welcome to the Criminal Justice Reports and Publications page. This section seeks to improve transparency by providing access to public data and reports published and collected by the Office of the Attorney General through high-value data sets. The Attorney General encourages the use of public data that is complete, timely, and primary. None of the publications are protected by copyright. Certain data sets are not available through this portal as the data is private, confidential, or excepted from disclosure under applicable state and federal laws.

Crime Victims Services Data

Crime Victims Services Annual Reports

2017 - Annual Report (PDF)

2016 - Annual Report (PDF)

2015 - Annual Report (PDF)

Law Enforcement Data

Custodial Deaths Report

Custodial Deaths Report

Forfeited Funds Annual Reports

Pursuant to the requirement set forth in Article 59.06(s) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Office of the Attorney General has computed the total amount of funds forfeited or credited after the sale of forfeited property in the preceding calendar year.  In order to compile the figures herein, the Office of the Attorney General aggregated the amounts reported pursuant to the audit requirement found in Article 59.06(g) of the Code of Criminal Procedure for reporting law enforcement agencies and attorneys representing the state.

Forfeited Funds 2020 Annual Report (PDF)

Forfeited Funds 2019 Annual Report (PDF)

Forfeited Funds 2018 Annual Report (PDF)

Forfeited Funds 2017 Annual Report (PDF)

Forfeited Funds 2016 Annual Report (PDF)

Forfeited Funds 2015 Annual Report (PDF)

Peace Officer Involved Shooting Reports

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has adopted and published reporting forms for Officer-Involved Shooting Incidents, as required by Articles 2.139 and 2.1395 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which became effective September 1, 2015.  The forms along with the annual report(s) required to be issued by this office are found below.

All Officer Involved Shootings Incident Reports 

Are you a law enforcement officer or entity wanting to conduct business with us?  Please visit our Law Enforcement Forms page.

Human Trafficking Publications

Texas' Response & Guide for Education and Criminal Justice Professionals

The Office of the Attorney General’s report provides both an overview of human trafficking in the State of Texas and the government’s response to this horrendous crime. Human trafficking-related issues are identified, and recommendations are provided for the Legislature’s consideration as it examines how to enhance existing statutes and services available to human trafficking victims.

Texas Response to Human Trafficking

2014 Introduction to Human Trafficking: A Guide for Texas Education Professionals (PDF)

2013 Introduction to Human Trafficking: A Guide for Criminal Justice Professionals (PDF)

Nuisance Abatement

Texas Nuisance Abatement

Chapter 125 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code and Section 101.70 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code are considered the “Texas Nuisance Abatement Statutes.” These statutes permit law enforcement agencies to close any piece of property involved in illegal activities, including violations of the Texas Penal Code, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code and the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

Nuisance Abatement (PDF)

Juvenile Justice Publications

Juvenile Justice and School Crime Handbooks

Juvenile Justice Handbook (PDF)

School Crime & Discipline Handbook (PDF)