Criminal Division

Jon J. Jacobmeier, Chief Deputy Attorney
James S. Burger, Assistant County Attorney
Malina M. Dobson, Assistant County Attorney
Patrick J. Eppler, Assistant County Attorney
Martha A. Heinicke, Assistant County Attorney
Thomas G. Nelson, Assistant County Attorney
Shelly M. Sedlak Sudmann, Assistant County Attorney
Kerrie L. Snyder, Assistant County Attorney
Brett R. Wessels, Assistant County Attorney

Shelly Miles, Executive Legal Assistant

The Criminal Division enforces the criminal code of the State of Iowa.  The Criminal Division prosecutes individuals who violate those laws.  The Criminal Division prosecutes violations of law ranging from traffic violations to misdemeanors to felonies.  These include, but are not limited to: property crimes, such as trespass, theft, and burglary; financial crimes such as fraud, forgery, bad checks, and identity theft; crimes against persons, such as domestic violence, assault, sex abuse, child endangerment, and murder; driving offenses, such as operating while intoxicated.  The Criminal Division also prosecutes cases involving controlled substances and is involved in Drug Court.  The Criminal Division also handles violations of probation.

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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

The Alert Iowa system serves all residents within Pottawattamie County and it's Communities.

The Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency has implemented The Alert Iowa system, a high-speed notification solution and Weather Warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses.

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