Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney

See Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney location, address, and phone number, and public records search. District attorneys are public officials which investigate and prosecute crimes in a court of law. District attorneys are sometimes called prosecuting attorneys or commonwealth attorneys in some jurisdictions.

Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney
1 Northwest Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Evansville, Indiana, 47708
(812) 435-5150
(812) 435-5810

Nearby District Attorneys

District Attorney Distance
Henderson County District Attorney 9 miles
Warrick County Prosecuting Attorney 17 miles
Posey County Prosecuting Attorney 18 miles
Union County District Attorney 26 miles
Gibson County Prosecuting Attorney 26 miles
Spencer County Prosecuting Attorney 29 miles
Daviess County District Attorney 29 miles
State Attorney 32 miles
Webster County District Attorney 32 miles
White County State Attorney 34 miles
Mclean County District Attorney 34 miles
Gallatin County State Attorney 38 miles

Map and Directions to Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney

What is a district attorney?

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.