|Ida County District Attorney||Ida Grove||Iowa 51445|
|Buena Vista County District Attorney||Storm Lake||Iowa 50588||23 miles|
|Cherokee County District Attorney||Cherokee||Iowa 51012||25 miles|
|Sac County District Attorney||Sac||Iowa 50583||27 miles|
|Crawford County District Attorney||Denison||Iowa 51442||27 miles|
|Douglas County District Attorney||Dunlap||Iowa 51529||38 miles|
|Monona County District Attorney||Onawa||Iowa 51040||39 miles|
|Carroll County Attorney||Carroll||Iowa 51401||40 miles|
|Plymouth County District Attorney||Le Mars||Iowa 51031||43 miles|
|Calhoun County District Attorney||Rockwell||Iowa 50579||45 miles|
|Pocahontas County District Attorney||Laurens||Iowa 50554||46 miles|
|Woodbury County District Attorney||Sioux||Iowa 51101||46 miles|
|Dakota County District Attorney||Dakota||Nebraska 68731||47 miles|
|Sioux County Attorney||Orange||Iowa 51041||51 miles|
|Shelby County District Attorney||Harlan||Iowa 51537||52 miles|
|Audubon County District Attorney||Audubon||Iowa 50025||55 miles|
|Clay County District Attorney||Spencer||Iowa 51301||55 miles|
|O'Brien County District Attorney||Sheldon||Iowa 51201||57 miles|
|Harrison County District Attorney||Missouri Valley||Iowa 51555||61 miles|
|Dixon County District Attorney||Ponca||Nebraska 68770||62 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.