Criminal Investigator

Position:  Criminal Investigator

Employer:  Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office

Location:  Galveston, TX

The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has an opening for a Criminal Investigator.

Major duties include:

  • Conducts all facets of criminal investigations and testifies in court.
  • Transports witnesses and escorts prisoners
  • Interviews and interrogates prisoners at the jail.
  • Photographs crime scenes and prepares crime scene sketches.
  • Purges disposed case files.
  • Conducts interviews of suspects and witnesses and conducts background checks on suspects and witnesses.
  • Locates and meets with witnesses and victims for prosecutors; Makes travel accommodations for victims and witnesses.
  • Assists prosecutors with case trial preparation.
  • Responds to major crime scenes to assist in crime scene investigation.
  • Provides security for prosecutors as needed.
  • Assists in preparing warrants; serves subpoenas, warrants, and protective orders.
  • Provides instruction and training classes as requested for prosecutors and other agencies
  • Develops, prepares, and organizes case files, reports, and other related documentation for prosecutors.
  • Makes arrests as needed.
  • Able to report regularly for work and be on time and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Able to respond to 24 hour call out as needed.


  • Advanced certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (TCOLE)
  • 10+ years prior commissioned law enforcement experience with an emphasis on criminal investigation experience
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Starting salary range is between $50,506 and $55,750.

Submit resumes and references via email, mail, or fax to:

J.J. Freeze
Chief Investigator
Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office
600 59th Street, Suite 1001
Galveston, Texas 77551
Fax:  (409) 765-3230
Email:  johnny.freeze (at)