The City Prosecutor is responsible for prosecuting city ordinance violations in the City's Municipal Court and trials de novo, appeals, and jury trials in the Circuit Court of Jackson County.
The ordinance violations range from routine traffic offenses to domestic violence offenses and include nuisance and animal control violations. The City Prosecutor's Office also enforces the City's Building Code, and Zoning Regulations.
The City Prosecutor's Office has two assistant prosecutors. One assistant prosecutor solely focuses on domestic violence cases.