Scott County is a local government agency employing approximately 450 employees. The Scott County Attorney's Office has fifteen attorneys and fifteen support staff and:
prosecutes all indictable crimes such as murder, theft, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, sexual abuse, assault, arson, operating while intoxicated and many others;
prosecutes non-indictable offenses such as traffic violations, simple assaults and thefts;
represents the state in juvenile court including delinquency proceedings and children in need of assistance actions;
represents the county in civil legal matters such as lawsuits and workers compensation claims;
counsels and advises the elected officials and departments;
advises the police twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and provides legal training to law enforcement and other agencies.