The Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office keeps the community safe by holding accountable those who commit crimes and cause harm; by providing services that protect and preserve the rights of victims and defendants; and by building and maintaining partnerships with other law enforcement agencies, community organizations, and government entities. After careful consideration of the facts, the evidence, the circumstances, the law, and the desired outcome for a just resolution, we follow the principles of fair and just prosecution, balancing restorative justice practices with victims’ needs for justice and the community’s needs for offender accountability.
A community in which crime, suffering, and inequity are reduced; where there are just resolutions for both victims and defendants; and an office that is guided by the belief that every decision and action we make has long-lasting consequences.
We seek the truth with integrity & respect.
We pursue justice with diligence & dedication.
We serve victims with care & compassion.
We hold ourselves accountable & promote transparency.
We lead the way forward to a safer & thriving community.