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Welcome to the Office of the Sullivan County District Attorney General, serving Tennessee’s Second Judicial District.

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The District Attorney’s Office is comprised of 18 attorneys, as well as investigators, victim advocates and support staff who all serve the 159,000 residents of Sullivan County.  Our mission as public prosecutors acting on behalf of the people of Sullivan County is to vigorously enforce the law while safeguarding the rights of all our citizens so that justice is achieved on behalf of the entire community.  

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We’re facing a serious drug overdose problem

District Attorney General Barry Staubus, Dr. Stephen May, Medical Director of the Sullivan County Regional Health Department, and the Sullivan County Drug Coalition are in talks to address the drug overdose epidemic in Sullivan County.  Please read the Kingsport Times...

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General Staubus and his staff take Oaths of Office

General Staubus and his staff take Oaths of Office

On Thursday, September 1, 2022, Barry Staubus was sworn in by Criminal Court Judge James F. Goodwin as District Attorney General for the new term of office.  Also taking their Oaths were the Assistant District Attorneys and Criminal Investigators. This year we have...

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Be A Scam Stopper

Be A Scam Stopper

In the U.S. in 2021, more than 92,000 seniors were victims of fraud. These frauds happen over the phone, through text, by email and even on social media. Scammers will do and say whatever it takes to get your information, even pretending to be a friend, family member...

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Our Services

Child Support

Child Support

The Child Support Division of the District Attorney General’s office was created in 1977.

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Drug Task Force

Drug Task Force

The Second Judicial District Drug Task Force was formed in 1988 through funding received from the Drug-Free Tennessee Campaign.

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Child Abuse

Child Abuse

The Child Protection Investigation Team and the Child Abuse Review Team exist for each county in the state of Tennessee.

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VAPIT

VAPIT

VAPIT is a team of agencies that work to combat abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elderly and vulnerable adults.

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Victim & Witness Services

Victim & Witness Services

The mission of the Victim Witness Program of Sullivan County is to educate, support, and aid victims and witnesses.

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Domestic Violence Task Force

Domestic Violence Task Force

In 1996, Front Line was formed to provide a united basis for the criminal justice system to combat the problem of domestic violence.

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