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.


  • 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