DuPage County State's Attorney - Freedom of Information Act Disclosure
The State's Attorney must fulfill the obligations imposed on him by the Constitution, over 200 Illinois Laws, and the common law. It is the responsibility of the State's Attorney to preserve and advocate the interest of the County of DuPage, as so expressed by the elected heads of government and in a manner that lawfully and ethically preserves the best interest of the County. Through his Community Prosecution program, the State's Attorney identifies the issues facing our citizens, works with our citizens to resolve problems, implements programs that reduce the opportunity for crime in order to achieve the goal of making the County a safer community. Office policy procedures manual incorporate these obligations for each division/unit. Among other things, Assistant State's Attorneys and staff must comply with time standards to bring offenders to a speedy trial and disposition. The State's Attorney must comply with the Crime Victims Bill of Rights and be otherwise accountable for the criminal justice needs of the People of DuPage County. It is the obligation of each employee to seek justice, not merely convictions in each individual case we handle. Protection of the public and the well being of the victims of crime are the main concerns that guide the trial practice, policy development, program implementation and actions of each of the professionals who work in this office.
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Contact State's Attorney Freedom of Information Act Officers:
DuPage County State's Attorney - FOIA Officer
503 N County Farm Rd
Wheaton IL 60187