elected by voters in each judicial circuit. The prosecuting attorney or prosecutor represents the state of Indiana, and prosecutes violators of state statutes in all courts having criminal jurisdiction within the judicial circuit.
The office is not strictly a county office, but is elected to represent a judicial circuit.
This judicial circuit is one of two circuits in Indiana that have boundaries larger than a single county.
- The Prosecutorís Office is charged with the responsibility of representing the State of Indiana in all felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecutions resulting from crimes committed within the County.
The Prosecutorís Office conducts criminal investigations, supervises Grand Jury proceedings.
The Prosecutor's Office obtains and enforces child support orders.
The Prosecutor's Office conducts juvenile adjudications and prosecutions
The Prosecutor's Office obtains grants for funding of the Multi-County Drug Task Force.
The Prosecutor's Office provides information and assistance to the victims of crime through the Victimís Assistance Office.