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Welcome to Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Mission of the State's Attorney Office
The mission of the State’s Attorney Office is to serve the interests of the people of Jo Daviess County by vigorously and fairly prosecuting violations of the Illinois criminal statutes and Jo Daviess County ordinances, by being attentive to the concerns of victims and witnesses that arise from those violations, and by providing legal services to all offices of Jo Daviess County government.

While the most recognizable function of the Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney Office is to uphold the law regarding the commission of crimes within the county, the powers of the Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney Office has a broad range of duties.  The Office’s underlying mission is the “pursuit of justice."

John Hay
State's Attorney
Jo Daviess County

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