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The Douglas County District Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases that occur in Douglas County, both juvenile and adult. In addition to criminal prosecution, this office also handles Child In Need of Care Cases, Involuntary Commitments, Traffic, and Consumer Protection.

Our Services

Criminal Diversions

Criminal Diversion program.

Seeks to reduce recidivism of those individuals with substance use disorder.

Victim and Witness Support

Victim and Witness Support services provided by the District Attorney's Office.

Reduce criminal involvement of defendants who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Consumer Protection

Consumer protection resources for citizens of Douglas County, Kansas.

Juvenile Immediate Intervention Process (IIP)

Juvenile Immediate Intervention Process (IIP) services provided by the District Attorney's Office.

Traffic Diversions

Traffic diversion program with the District Attorney's Office.

Pre-trial diversion program aimed at educating an offender about the harms of substance abuse.

Crime Prevention

Crime prevention information and resources.

New Discovery procedures for dissemination of discovery to defense attorneys.

Protection Orders

Information on getting Protection Orders against abuse and stalking.

Reduce Justice System involvement of Non-Violent Female Offenders with Substance Use Disorders.

Explore possible sustainable alternatives to incarceration.

Addressing the needs of those impacted by harm through relational processes of accountability and repair.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Suzanne Valdez District Attorney districtattorney@douglascountyks.org
Media Inquiries Public Information Officer damedia@douglascountyks.org
Annie Behavioral Health Court dabhc@douglascountyks.org
LaShane Child In Need of Care dacinc@douglascountyks.org
Stephanie Consumer Protection daconsumer@douglascountyks.org
Division Trial Assistant Criminal Diversions dadiversions@douglascountyks.org
Dillon Document Manager Support datech@douglascountyks.org
Pam E. Juveniles dajuveniles@douglascountyks.org
Cindy Property Crimes Compensation Information davictimadvocate@douglascountyks.org
Rebekah Traffic Diversions dafileclerk@douglascountyks.org
Michelle Traffic Tickets datraffic@douglascountyks.org
Cindy, Pam L., and Lindsey Victim-Witness Coordination davictimadvocate@douglascountyks.org