Alcorn County MS District Attorney Office

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Adams County District Attorney 706 Cruise Street Corinth MS 38834 662-287-2486

About Alcorn County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Alcorn County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Alcorn County, the District Attorney, along with the Alcorn 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 Mississippi law, the Office of the Alcorn 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 MS Court.