Hartsville TN District Attorney Office

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Jackson County District Attorney 203 Greentop Street Hartsville TN 37074 615-374-2604

About Trousdale County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Hartsville Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Trousdale County, the District Attorney, along with the Trousdale 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 Tennessee law, the Office of the Hartsville 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 TN Court.