Sherburne County District Attorney in Elk River Minnesota

Address and phone number for Sherburne County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at Business Center Drive Northwest, Elk River MN.

Sherburne County District Attorney
13880 Business Center Drive Northwest, Elk River, Minnesota, 55330

About the Sherburne County District Attorney

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

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

Elk River Court Records

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

Sherburne County Victim Assistance Programs

In Elk River, 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 Sherburne 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 Sherburne County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to a MN 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 Sherburne County District Attorney

You may contact the Sherburne County District Attorney by calling 763-765-4725, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Sherburne County District Attorney, 13880 Business Center Drive Northwest, Elk River, Minnesota, 55330.

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