(WICHITA, Kan.) — Not sure who you are going to vote for in the August 7 primary?
Below is the recap of a live chat between the candidates for Sedgwick County Sheriff and District Attorney.
The candidates were at the KWCH studios for a forum Tuesday night.
So, what do each of these positions entail? FactFinder 12 breaks down the responsibilities of each of the two offices:
Sedgwick County DA Candidate Info:
District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District (Sedgwick County & Wichita)
Prosecutes violations of the criminal laws of Kansas; institutes proceedings to protect abused and neglected children; prosecutes juvenile offenders; secures care and treatment in alcohol, drug and mental commitment cases; appears before the appellate courts of Kansas, the federal courts and the United States Supreme Court regarding civil and criminal appeals; enforces the Kansas Consumer Protection Act and other statutory civil proceedings as provided by law; and provides services to victims and witnesses to ensure their fair treatment in the criminal justice system.