Patrick Michels

Patrick Michels


Patrick Michels, a former Observer staff writer, is a reporter at the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Articles by Patrick Michels
Brown County, Money

Making Crime Pay and Pay and Pay…

In Texas, paying for cops, courts and prosecutors with fees from defendants has become more and more popular. But what happens when the drive to do justice on the cheap collides with a rogue prosecutor?

by Patrick Michels