Prosecuting Criminals

The County Attorney is our County's chief law enforcement officer, Chief Prosecuting Attorney and legal advisor to county department heads and elected officials.

 The Black Hawk County Attorney prosecutes all state offenses which occur within Black Hawk County.  All law enforcement agencies within Black Hawk County forward all criminal state code violations to the County Attorney for review and prosecution.  The County Attorneys Office also prosecutes all Black Hawk County ordinance violations committed within Black Hawk County.

 The Iowa Attorney General represents the State of Iowa on all serious / aggravated misdemeanor and felony appeals.