Prosecutor - Reno County
PROSECUTOR POSITION AVAILABLE
The Reno County District Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for Assistant District Attorney. Applicant must be a member of the Kansas Bar and willing to relocate to Hutchinson, Kansas. Salary range $56,384 - $64,730 depending on experience. Duties will include courtroom appearances, jury trials and appellate work. Salary includes benefits, insurance and payment of bar fees.
About the District Attorney’s Office
Formerly the county attorney, the office was established as that of the district attorney by a legislative act in 1999. The district attorney’s office prosecutes criminal and selected civil matters referred from five police departments, the Reno County Sheriff’s office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. 1,517 law enforcement reports were logged into the office in 2002. 182 additional misdemeanor worthless check complaints were logged into the office by private citizens in 2002.
The office services approximately 65,000 citizens spread throughout 15 communities in an area of 1,365 square miles.
In 2002, the office filed 1,291 adult criminal cases, 418 juvenile offender cases, 253 Child in Need of Care petitions, 34 drug asset forfeiture cases, and 127 Care and Treatment cases. Additionally, the office handled 225 juvenile diversion cases, 44 appellate briefs, and was responsible for 6,143 traffic cases filed in the district court. The 27th Judicial District was ranked as the second busiest in Kansas based on caseload per judge in 2002.