|Jewell County District Attorney||Mankato||Kansas 66956||14 miles|
|Nuckolls County District Attorney||Nelson||Nebraska 68961||18 miles|
|Republic County District Attorney||Belleville||Kansas 66935||23 miles|
|Webster County District Attorney||Red Cloud||Nebraska 68970||28 miles|
|Thayer County District Attorney||Hebron||Nebraska 68370||28 miles|
|Cloud County District Attorney||Concordia||Kansas 66901||33 miles|
|Mitchell County District Attorney||Beloit||Kansas 67420||34 miles|
|Clay County Attorney||Clay Center||Nebraska 68933||40 miles|
|Smith County District Attorney||Smith Center||Kansas 66967||41 miles|
|Fillmore County District Attorney||Geneva||Nebraska 68361||46 miles|
District attorneys (DAs) are the highest-ranking law enforcement officials in their jurisdictions. Their authority is usually county-wide, although some district attorneys represent large cities. As long as they have probable cause, district attorneys have complete discretion in filing charges against individuals. Informed by police investigations, district attorneys may charge anyone with misdemeanors or felonies.
District attorneys review the available evidence and assess witness credibility to determine whether a suspect may have committed a particular crime. A DA may charge a suspect directly or may refer the evidence to a grand jury to consider an indictment against a suspect.
District attorneys are responsible for prosecuting defendants in court. They present the evidence and arguments to a judge or jury, oppose the arguments of a criminal defense attorney, and work to obtain a conviction against the defendant.