County Prosecutor: Karl Sloan
The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected position, partisan, 4-year term. Duties are established by state constitution and statutes.
MISSION: To motivate compliance with and respect for the law by punishing law violations, facilitating restitution and encouraging rehabilitation, while providing sound legal advice and representation to the various county agencies.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE:
DISTRICT COURT: Violation of state statutes involving misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors committed by adults or criminal traffic violations by juveniles 16 and over; representation of the state’s interest at involuntary commitment hearings relating to alcohol abuse.
APPELLATE COURTS: Handle appeals of lower court decisions to the Court of Appeals, Washington State Supreme Court, and potentially to the United States Supreme Court.
LEGAL ADVISOR to all county departments including the county commissioners.
CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE: Assist victims of crime with restitution recoupment process, as a legal advocate facilitating prosecution and as a referral source for community services.
SPECIAL ASSISTANCE for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Administration Building - 237 Fourth Avenue N. - Okanogan, WA 98840
Telephone: (509) 422-7280 - TTY/Voice Use: 1 800 833-6388