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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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Staubus, Goodwin make pitch: ‘Hold on to the money’

Kingsport Times News – Saturday, November 20, 2021 Second Judicial District Attorney General Barry Staubus and Criminal Court Judge James Goodwin made a pitch on Thursday, November 18th,  to the Sullivan County Commission regarding settlement monies received from the...

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2021 Annual Service & Protection Awards Ceremony

2021 Annual Service & Protection Awards Ceremony

Each year two local heroes, Officer Mark Vance and Sergeant Steve Hinkle, are honored for their ultimate sacrifice for domestic violence victims and their communities. The Mark Vance Award was created in 2005 to recognize each year the officer who exemplifies high...

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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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