John Bradley Eyes New Prosecuting Job

Outgoing Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley is being considered to lead the state's Special Prosecution Unit, which prosecutes crimes committed in state prisons and juvenile detention facilities and is in charge of civil commitments of sexual predators.

Gina DeBottis, the current executive director of the unit, announced plans this year to step down from the position after the 2013 legislative session. Bradley, who lost his his primary re-election campaign in May, is one of three candidates who have been interviewed to replace her, she said.

Bradley, who has earned a reputation as a hard-nosed prosecutor since he was ...

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