• Domestic Violence
    Working to End Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Victim Assistant
    24 Hour "Cooling-Off" Period
    Protective Order Assistance Partnership
  • Sexual Assault Awareness
    Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
    Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program
    Child Advocacy Center (CAC)
    "Blame It On The Alcohol" Campus Education Program
  • Dropout Prevention
    Helping Kids Graduate Helps the Community
    Fight Crime, Invest in Kids
  • Latino Outreach
    Preventing Domestic Violence
    Resources for Spanish-Speaking Crime Victims
    Encouraging Crime Reporting
  • Get A Ride!
    Prevent Drunk Driving
    Public Education and Enhanced Enforcement
  • Never Leave a Child
    Unattended
    Keep Kids Safe
    Child Abuse Prevention
    Child Advocacy Center
  • Pharmaceutical Safe Disposal
    Program
    Safely Dispose of Unused and Unwanted Rx
    Safe and Convenient Drop Boxes
    Protect Public Safety, Health, and the Environment

Mission Statement

Public Service

We represent the people of the State of Indiana to seek justice, promote greater public safety, and assist victims of crimes. We receive reports from law enforcement agencies and file criminal charges in appropriate cases. We will vigorously prosecute those who are guilty, while ensuring that the innocent are not wrongly convicted or oppressed.

Community-Based Prosecution

We work proactively with law enforcement and other community organizations to encourage crime prevention and education efforts that enhance public safety.

Meet the Prosecutor

Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Gaal

Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Gaal

Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Gaal is committed to fair and equal justice before the law, and professionally serving the public safety needs of the crime victims and the community. Gaal has been a driving force behind several ground breaking initiatives that have built local partnerships to address important public safety issues.

In 2008, Gaal organized the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), helped create a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program at I.U.Health Bloomington Hospital, and developed a rape prevention educational campaign involving Indiana University students and administration that won a leadership award from the I.U. Commission on Personal Safety.

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