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  • Mission:

    The mission of the Polk County District Attorney is to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution and laws of the State of Oregon, to preserve the safety of the public, to protect the rights of crime victims, and to pursue justice for all citizens with skill, honor and integrity.

    Duties of the Polk County District Attorney's Office

    The Polk County District Attorney's Office is the legal representative of the State of Oregon and law enforcement in Polk County in all criminal matters occurring and prosecuted within this jurisdiction. The PCDA recognizes its role as the lead in prosecution of offenders, advisors to law enforcement agencies, and response to the community on law enforcement matters as it relates to that office. The PCDA is responsible for programs related to crime victims: Victims Assistance Program and Child Support Enforcement. Victims Assistance focuses on the needs of crime victims, provides community education and coordinates community involvement. Programs are aimed at the victims of child abuse, as well as persons who are victims of domestic violence. The Child Support Enforcement program enforces child support obligations in accordance with state and federal regulations and actively pursues delinquent non-custodial parents.


  • Polk County Recognizes 

    National Crime Victims' Rights Week

    April 19 - April 25 2015

    Sponsored by the Polk County District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program and
    Department of Human Services - Polk County Child Welfare

  • After holding the last of nine public hearings, the Polk County Board of Commissioners has unanimously voted to place a five-year Public Safety local option tax of up to $0.45/$1,000 assessed value on the May 19, 2015 ballot.

    If approved, the levy would restore 22 employees to Polk County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office, and provide more resources to the Juvenile and Community Corrections departments.

  • Polk County Oregon Official Website

    Aaron Felton was sworn in as Polk County District Attorney on January 7, 2013.  He previously served as Chairperson of the Oregon Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision.