Freeborn County District Attorney in Albert Lea Minnesota

Address and phone number for Freeborn County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea MN.

Freeborn County District Attorney
411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 56007

About the Freeborn County District Attorney

The Freeborn County District Attorney, located in Albert Lea, MN, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the Albert Lea government. The District Attorney heads the Albert Lea Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In Albert Lea, the District Attorney plays a central role in criminal cases, working with police to decide whether to bring charges and prosecuting the case in court. The DA's Office also maintains court records that are open to the public.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Albert Lea criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Freeborn County Court records
  • Jury selection process in Albert Lea
  • Victim assistance programs
Albert Lea Criminal Records

The District Attorney's Office keeps criminal records that are available to the public. These records can include Albert Lea arrest records, police reports, and court documents. Some criminal records may only be available to family members of the individual.

Albert Lea Court Records

The Freeborn County District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in Albert Lea. These criminal cases produce court records, including witness lists, sentencing recommendations, and testimony. While the DA's Office also maintains grand jury proceedings, these are not open to the public. The DA's Office makes other court records available to the public.

Criminal Prosecutions

In Albert Lea, the Freeborn County District Attorney decides whether to bring an offender to trial. The DA has a great deal of latitude to choose not to prosecute or what charges to bring. The DA's Office works with Albert Lea and Freeborn County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Freeborn County Victim Assistance Programs

In Albert Lea, victim assistance programs help victims of crime. These programs connect the District Attorney's Office with crime victims to ensure the role of victims in a criminal case. Victim advocates help victims understand the criminal justice system, their rights as victims, and community services available to crime victims. Contact the DA's Office for more information about victim assistance programs.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

The District Attorney plays a role in jury selection and sentencing. Working with the Freeborn County Public Defender's Office or opposing counsel, the DA selects a jury. During a trial, the DA then makes opening statements, presents the state's case, and cross examines witnesses. After a conviction, the Freeborn County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to a MN appeals court or refile the case. The District Attorney also decides whether to refile or dismiss the case if a trial ends in a deadlocked jury.

Contact the Freeborn County District Attorney

You may contact the Freeborn County District Attorney by calling 507-377-5192, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Freeborn County District Attorney, 411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 56007.

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