Find Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska district attorney offices, including DA, county, prosecuting, state, and commonwealth attorneys. District attorneys provide information on criminal court cases, public safety, legal cases, and law documents.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Kenai Peninsula Borough Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Kenai Peninsula Borough take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the Kenai Peninsula Borough DA's Office.You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Kenai Peninsula Borough criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Court records and filings.Criminal Prosecutions
The Kenai Peninsula Borough District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska. The evidence provided by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Police Department, Kenai Peninsula Borough Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Kenai Peninsula Borough DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.Kenai Peninsula Borough Grand Jury
The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Kenai Peninsula Borough DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.Jury Selections & Sentencing
For cases that go to trial in Kenai Peninsula Borough, the District Attorney, along with the Kenai Peninsula Borough Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking Alaska law, the Office of the Kenai Peninsula Borough DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level AK Court.