The Prosecuting Attorney is the chief law enforcement official in the County. The Prosecutor reviews, authorizes and prosecutes violations of felony and misdemeanor criminal laws committed inside the County. The Prosecuting Attorney represents the People in criminal matters before the District and Circuit Courts and represents and advises the County Board of Commissioners. The Prosecuting Attorney is elected to a 4 year term by the voters of Shiawassee County on a partisan ballot in the November general election.
Scott Koerner heads an office of five attorneys and six staff, and one canine advocate.