The Criminal Division of the County Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting all felony offenses which occur anywhere within Cascade County and all misdemeanor offenses which occur outside the city limits of the City of Great Falls. These primarily include referrals from the Great Falls Police Department, Cascade County Sheriff's Office and the Montana Highway Patrol, but also includes numerous other law enforcement agencies.
Youth Court & Youth in Need of Care
In addition, the Division handles the prosecution of all persons under the age of 18 in Youth Court and Youth In Need of Care cases.
Included in the Criminal Division is the Bad Check Department which handles non-sufficient funds (NSF) and closed account checks.