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July 8, 2016 – State’s Attorney Re-appointed to Appellate Prosecutor Board of Governors

July 8, 2016

State’s Attorney Re-appointed to Appellate Prosecutor Board of Governors

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds was re-appointed to the Board of Governors of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor for a second term during a quarterly Board Meeting held in Chicago on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

He is the only Union County State’s Attorney ever to be a Member of the Board of Governors.

The Appellate Prosecutor serves as the attorney for the People of the State of Illinois in all criminal appeals outside of Cook County, prosecutes serious drug cases, and acts as Special Prosecutor at the trial level for felonies when appointed by the Court.  In addition, the Appellate Prosecutor is the primary training agency for all Illinois prosecutors.

The Appellate Prosecutor is responsible for thousands of cases each year and is currently handling cases throughout the state ranging from sexual assault to murder.

After his appointment, State’s Attorney Edmonds said, “I deeply appreciate the honor given me by my peers, and I will continue to focus my efforts on serving the people of Union County and the State of Illinois.”

Appellate Prosecutor Director Patrick J. Delfino stated, “State’s Attorney Edmonds is an outstanding prosecutor and a highly skilled administrator.  The Board is fortunate to have a member with his professionalism and legal expertise.”


For further information please contact:

Patrick J. Delfino
(217) 782-1628

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