S. Tyler District Attorney

STEPHEN B. TYLER,

Victoria County Criminal District Attorney
205 N. Bridge St., Suite 301, Victoria, TX. 77901
(361)575-0468

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Our mission is…

To seek the truth, preserve due process of law, and achieve justice through the efficient and effective use of available public resources. 

Sources of our mission are…

Article 2.01 Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - “...shall represent the State in all criminal cases... It shall be the primary duty of all prosecuting attorneys ... not to convict, but to see that justice is done.”

Article 2.02 Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - “They shall not suppress facts or secrete witnesses capable of establishing the innocence of the accused.”

Article 2.03 Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - (a) “It shall be the duty of the attorney representing the State” to supervise peace officers “for neglect or failure of any duty enjoined upon such officer...”  (b) It is the duty... the attorney representing the state and all peace officers to so conduct themselves as to insure a fair trial for both the state and the defendant, not impair the presumption of innocence, and at the same time afford the public the benefits of a free press.”

In carrying out our mission, our goals are to…

  • Promote and pursue fair, impartial and expeditious justice;
    1. Offender held accountable;
    2. Disposition fits offender & offense
    3. Timely and efficient administration of justice
    4. Effectively service victims and witnesses
    5. Enhance training & professionalism of law enforcement

     

  • Promote a safer community;
    1. Reduce crime;
    2. Reduce formation of criminals;
    3. Reinforce confidence in the justice system;
    4. Reduce fear of crime;
    5. Reinforce confidence in law enforcement
  • Promote integrity, professionalism and coordination within the criminal justice system;
    1. Competent and professional prosecution;
    2. Competent and professional law enforcement;
    3. Efficient and fiscally responsible management;
    4. Coordinate enforcement efforts;
    5. Expand resource base for criminal justice