Austin-- Today, State Senator Joan Huffman (SD17), received the Texas District and Country Attorneys Association’s “Law & Order Award” for her work on criminal justice issues during the 85th legislative session. Huffman is the only three-time recipient of the award throughout its history, highlighting her consistent commitment to criminal justice and protecting our families.
“Senator Huffman has been a strong and consistent voice for crime victims and law enforcement throughout her senate career, and we are pleased to present her with TDCAA’s Law & Order Award in recognition of those efforts last session,” said Jarvis Parsons, Brazos County District Attorney and President-Elect of TDCAA. “All Texans interested in justice and public safety benefit from having her expertise in the state senate.
“I am truly humbled by the recognition from TDCAA for my hard work in the legislature on criminal justice issues”, said Senator Huffman. “I look forward to the next legislative session and to building upon the progress we have made as a state in protecting our communities from crime”.
The Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) is the largest statewide professional association of prosecutors in the nation. It provides educational and technical assistance to Texas prosecutors and serves as a legislative resource on criminal, civil, and juvenile justice issues. Upon the conclusion of each legislative session, TDCAA’s Board of Directors presents a select group of legislators with a Law & Order Award in recognition of their contributions to justice and public safety in Texas. TDCAA is a non-partisan association and does not endorse candidates for political office.
- Rob Kepple, Executive Director, TDCAA
- Jack Roady, CDA Galveston, Galveston County
- Jarvis Parsons, DA Bryan, Brazos County
- Erleigh Wiley, CDA Kaufman, Kaufman County
- Patrick Wilson, County and District Attorney, Waxahachie, Ellis County
- Laurie English, 112th DA, Ozona, Reagan, Crockett, Sutton, Pecos and Upton Counties.