• By Albert Depew

Guiding Principles

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Guiding Principles 

We, the employees of the Carson City District Attorney's Office, perform a critical role as we provide prosecution services to the community, to law enforcement agencies, and to the needy children and families whom we serve.  We recognize that to earn and hold the trust and confidence of our community, we must perform our jobs at the very highest level of professionalism with a genuine commitment to quality and service.

We proudly commit to adhere to the following principles in the performance of our duties:

Ethics - We hold ourselves to the highest standard of integrity and personal and professional conduct.

Respect - We treat each other and all members of the public with dignity and respect.

Accountability - We accept a shared responsibility for ensuring sound fiscal management, operational efficiency and continuous improvement.

Support for Victims - We will show compassion and understanding to the victims of crime and their families.

Diversity - We are committed to diversity and recognize the significant and valuable contributions to our Mission from our employees and the communities we serve.

Teamwork - We are committed to teamwork in achieving our mission, and acknowledge that, as employees of the District Attorney, we are also members of the Carson City team.

Community Partnership - We advocate and support the building of strong and viable partnerships with law enforcement, all members of the criminal justice systems and the community we serve for the purpose of achieving the highest level of public safety for our citizens.

Communication - We will be open and forthright in our communication with each other and those with whom we come in contact.