FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2014

State’s Attor­ney Releas­es 2013 Annu­al Report

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today the release of the State’s Attorney’s Office 2013 Annu­al Report.  High­lights of the report include:

  • Prison sen­tences more than dou­bled over pre­vi­ous 10 year average
  • Obtained judg­ments of over $340,000 against crim­i­nal defen­dants includ­ing near­ly $38,000 in resti­tu­tion to crime victims
  • Obtained $200,000 juve­nile jus­tice grant to expand ser­vices for at-risk youth
  • Pro­vid­ed ser­vices and assis­tance to over 900 crime victims
  • Expand­ed vic­tim ser­vices to include 24-hour avail­abil­i­ty of direct ser­vices to crime victims
  • Office expen­di­tures again under budget

The report also includes a vari­ety of infor­ma­tion regard­ing case fil­ings and out­lines the struc­ture, staffing and fund­ing of the office.  The Annu­al Report may be accessed in PDF for­mat on the Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney web­site at www.unioncountyil.gov/sa

A copy of the Annu­al Report is attached to this release.