Rock Island County State Attorney in Rock Island Illinois

Address and phone number for Rock Island County State Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at 15th Street, Rock Island IL.


Name
Rock Island County State Attorney
Address
210 15th Street, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201
Phone
309-558-3250
Fax
309-786-5052

About the Rock Island County State Attorney

The Rock Island County State Attorney, located in Rock Island, IL, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the Rock Island government. The District Attorney heads the Rock Island Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In Rock Island, 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:
  • Rock Island criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Rock Island County Court records
  • Jury selection process in Rock Island
  • Victim assistance programs
Rock Island Criminal Records

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

Rock Island Court Records

The Rock Island County State Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in Rock Island. 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 Rock Island, the Rock Island 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 Rock Island and Rock Island County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Rock Island County Victim Assistance Programs

In Rock Island, 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 Rock Island 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 Rock Island County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to an IL 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 Rock Island County State Attorney

You may contact the Rock Island County State Attorney by calling 309-558-3250, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rock Island County State Attorney, 210 15th Street, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201.


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