It is the mission of the Sierra County District Attorney to represent the interests of the people in the criminal justice system, as mandated by California state law. The county district attorney serves the residents of Sierra County by:
Seeking the truth
Protecting the innocent
Holding the guilty accountable
Preserving the dignity of the victims and their families
Ensuring that justice is done
Always maintaining the highest ethical standards
Public Administrator's Office
The office of the public administrator is responsible for conducting the county investigation into conservatorship matters. If appointed, the public guardian acts as a conservator for those found by the Superior Court to be unable to properly care for themselves or their finances. The Superior Court may appoint the public administrator as conservator of the person, conservator of the estate, or both.
Elected District Attorney - Larry Allen
Larry Allen was elected District Attorney / Public Administrator of Sierra County on March 5, 2002, and took the oath of office as the county's 37th district attorney on January 6, 2003.