The prosecutor is a constitutional officer whose duties are as provided by law. -Michigan Constitution 1963, Article 7, Section 4.
The prosecutor is the chief law enforcement officer of the County. -People v Graves, 31 Mich App 635 (1971)
"The responsibility of a public prosecutor differs from that of the usual advocate; his duty is to seek justice not merely to convict." -People v Farrar, 36 Mich App 294 (1971)
The mission of the Lenawee County Prosecutor's Office is to pursue justice, safeguard the community by demanding accountability for those who commit crimes, effectively advocate on behalf of the victims of crime, promote the safety and security of the County's citizens, and thereby enhance the quality of life in our County. We will aggressively and ethically advocate the cause of justice and its administration. We will strive to work with the law-abiding citizens of Lenawee and all law enforcement agencies for the improvement of and the achievement of these goals.