Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Citizen Series

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Citizen Series an educational outreach program designed to provide residents a greater understanding of the inner-workings of their prosecutor’s office and the role that the departments within the office play within the criminal justice system.

Some of the topics that will be included in the 6-week program:

  • Criminal Investigation: Search Warrants, Vest Cameras, Filing Decisions, Grand Jury Process; Evidence: Tippecanoe County High Tech Crime Unit, Physical Evidence (DNA, Firearms, Autopsy, Medical) 
  • The Court Process: Arrest, Initial Hearing, Pretrial Discovery, 4th and 5th Amendments, Plea Negotiations, Guilty Pleas, Trials, Sentencing
  • Post Conviction Process: Appeals, Post-Conviction Relief, Expungements 
  • Drug Investigations: The Opiate Impact, K9 Narcotics Detection, Illegal Drugs 
  • Divisions of the Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office: Investigation Unit, Juvenile Division, Adult Protective Services, Child Support Division, Domestic Violence Unit 
  • Community Programs: WeTip Anonymous Hotline, Project Safe Neighborhoods, Elder Abuse Prevention, Child Fatality Review, Duty to Report Sex Crimes Against Children

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Citizens Series will be held at the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, 111 N. 4th Street, Lafayette, Indiana.  There will be 6 sessions and each session be held from 6:15pm to 8:30pm. The dates for the session are as follows:

October 16th, 2018 (Tuesday)
October 23rd, 2018 (Tuesday)
October 30th, 2018 (Tuesday)
November 6th, 2018 (Tuesday)
November 13th, 2018 (Tuesday)
November 15th, 2018 (Thursday)


****** You must be 18 years of age or older to apply *******

Spaces are limited for the Citizen Series. Applications are considered in the order they are received.You will be notified of your acceptance status no later than October 12th, 2018 depending on the number of applications.

Interested participants can download and complete the PDF form application by clicking HERE. You can save the PDF file with your answers.  Thank you for your interest. 

If you don't have Acrobat Reader to open the PDF file, you can download it for free HERE.

Please send the completed application to ProsCitizenSeries@tippecanoe.in.gov 

or it can be mailed to:
Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office
Attn: Investigator Sean Leshney
111 North 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47901