The Itasca County Attorney is the chief prosecutor for crimes which occur within Itasca County.
Prosecution involves reviewing the investigation of law enforcement officers, filing charges against a party, trying the case in court, and making sentencing recommendations. The County Attorney prosecutes felony offenses such as:
- child abuse
- drug offenses
- sexual assault
The County Attorney also prosecutes misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor offenses occurring in unincorporated areas or municipalities without a designated City Attorney.