By law, the District Attorney’s Office has the responsibility to prosecute all felonies filed on behalf of the State of Utah and misdemeanors in unincorporated Salt Lake County as well as all juvenile cases countywide. The attorneys, paralegals, investigators, legal secretaries and other associated support staff in the criminal division are committed to providing justice for victims and witnesses of crime in the most professional, respectful and compassionate manner while ensuring that offenders are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The Criminal Division currently is composed of a number of different prosecution teams, including:
In addition to its regular prosecution teams, the Criminal Division also has a number of specialty teams, including:
- Early Case Resolution (ECR)
- Prosecutorial Support
- Professional Development