Gibson County TN District Attorney Office

Find Gibson County, Tennessee 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.

Crockett County District Attorney 113 West Eaton Street Trenton TN 38382 731-855-7813

About Gibson County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Gibson County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Gibson County, the District Attorney, along with the Gibson 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 Tennessee law, the Office of the Gibson 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 TN Court.