Iowa Attorney General

Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator

The Office of Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator (PATC) provides in-depth training programs for county attorneys in civil and criminal law.  PATC provides continuing education, training and support for Iowa prosecuting attorneys, their assistants and their victim/witness coordinators in order to promote the uniform and effective administration of criminal justice.  PATC provides services to all 99 county attorneys, assistant county attorneys, victim/witness coordinators, as well as to other government attorneys and law enforcement officials.

With funds from the Governor's highway safety programs, PATC provides education and assistance to county attorneys and law enforcement in OWI and related traffic safety cases.  On behalf of the Attorney General, PATC also serves as the administrator for state asset forfeitures, which are initiated by county attorneys.

Its duties and functions are found in Iowa Code Chapter 13A.

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