Criminal Division

The Criminal Division of the Lancaster County Attorney's Office is responsible for the prosecution of all felony crimes and many misdemeanor crimes that occur within Lancaster County.

The Deputy County Attorneys of the Criminal Division make determinations of the filing of complaints based upon review of reports generated by the Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff, Nebraska State Patrol, and all of the other State and local Law Enforcement agencies located in Lancaster County.

The Criminal Division Deputy County Attorney follows the case from the Preliminary Hearing in County Court to the eventual adjudication of the case in District Court.