Section 12-17-235

Domestic violence resource prosecutor.

(a) There shall be created the position of a domestic violence resource prosecutor at the Office of Prosecution Services to be fully funded through the Department of Economic and Community Affairs at eighty thousand dollars ($80,000) per year.

(b) The domestic violence resource prosecutor shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

(1) To train prosecutors, law enforcement, and domestic violence shelters on the laws related to domestic violence.

(2) To be a liaison between the domestic violence shelters, prosecutors, and law enforcement.

(3) To advocate for victims of domestic violence.

(4) Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director at the Office of Prosecution Services.

(Act 2015-493, §6.)