State's Attorney

The State's Attorney has the statutory duty to serve the community's need for public safety and welfare by:

  • Vigorously and justly prosecuting juvenile and adult criminal offenders in Peoria County
  • To provide for the welfare of children by adjudicating cases of neglected, dependent or abused minors
  • To provide assistance to victims regarding the criminal justice process by treating them with respect and educating them on becoming effective participants in the process
  • To serve the taxpayers' interest in county government by initiating and defending actions on behalf of Peoria County government and officers and providing legal counsel to county departments