Tillamook County OR District Attorney Office

Find Tillamook County, Oregon district attorney offices, including DA, county, prosecuting, state, and commonwealth attorneys. District attorneys provide information on criminal court cases, public safety, legal cases, and law documents.

Tillamook County District Attorney 201 Laurel Avenue Tillamook OR 97141 503-842-3410

About Tillamook County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Tillamook County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Tillamook County, the District Attorney, along with the Tillamook 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 Oregon law, the Office of the Tillamook 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 OR Court.