Notes of explanation:
This information has been compiled from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and various news sources. Please note that these figures correspond with the county in which the case originated, not where the trial occurred. This information is current as of December 7, 2016.
TCADP’s most recent year end report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2016: The Year in Review, is available online here. Contact Kristin Houlé at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a copy directly via email.
To view the 2016 data in infographic form, click here.
Click here for a map of new death sentences by county from 2012 to 2016.