Elmore County AL District Attorney Office

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Elmore County District Attorney 100 East Commerce Street Wetumpka AL 36092 334-567-1156

About Elmore County District Attorney

The Elmore County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Elmore County, AL. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Elmore County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Elmore County 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 Elmore County DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Elmore County public criminal records
  • Elmore County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in Elmore County, AL
  • Grand jury proceedings
Elmore County Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Elmore County criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Elmore County Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The Elmore County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Elmore County, Alabama. The evidence provided by the Elmore County Police Department, Elmore County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Elmore County DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

Elmore County Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Elmore County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Elmore County DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Elmore County, the District Attorney, along with the Elmore County 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 Alabama law, the Office of the Elmore County 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 AL Court.