Camden County MO District Attorney Office

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Camden County Prosecuting Attorney 1 Court Circle Camdenton MO 65020 573-317-3910


About Camden County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Camden County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Camden County, the District Attorney, along with the Camden 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 Missouri law, the Office of the Camden 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 MO Court.