District Attorney John Creuzot has earned a national reputation for his innovative work on drug courts, criminal justice reform and evidence-based sentencing. He has regularly appeared in the news and on television as an expert on criminal justice topics. Creuzot has lectured and taught courses at the National Drug Court Institute, the National Judicial College, and the National Center for State Courts. He has also presented at several national training conferences for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, and has taught drug court teams from across the country. Creuzot has lectured and directed seminars for the Texas Center for the Judiciary, the Texas Bar Association, and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Creuzot is known for his evidence-based methodology of testing criminal justice policy, evaluating results, and enacting the most successful innovations. His goal is protecting the community from the most dangerous criminals while instituting reforms that make the system fairer, save taxpayer dollars, help individuals escape the cycle of crime, and have overall public safety benefits for the community.