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Cape Girardeau County
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        The Prosecuting Attorney's Office prosecutes violations of state law occurring within Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. The offenses include everything from traffic offenses to murder. The office handles approximately 2,100 criminal cases per year, not counting the approximately 5,000 traffic tickets issued each year. The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected position. Christopher K. Limbaugh has been the Prosecuting Attorney since January 1, 2013.  Limbaugh's staff includes five assistant prosecutors, a criminal investigator, a bad check administrator, two child support investigators, a crime victim advocate, an office manager (supervising secretary), four legal secretaries, a restitution clerk, and two filing clerks. The staff at the prosecutor's office is committed to aggressive, fair and impartial prosecution of criminal laws, without regard to the race, wealth, political affiliation or social status of the offender. To find out more about a particular aspect or program of the Prosecuting Attorney's Office, click on any of the above links.

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