Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement - Sexually Violent Persons - Chicago
Title: Assistant Attorney General
Division: Criminal Enforcement
Bureau: Sexually Violent Persons - Chicago
The Sexually Violent Persons Bureau is responsible for pursuing the involuntary civil commitment and treatment of sexually violent persons pursuant to the Illinois Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act (SVPA). The SVPA permits the civil commitment of sexually violent persons after they have completed their prison sentence when they have a mental disorder that makes it substantially probable that they will engage in sexual violence. The purpose of the SVPA is to make sure sexually violent individuals do not re-enter society and continue to prey on victims.
Qualified candidates will have significant criminal prosecution and trial experience, including felony prosecution, experience prosecuting sex crimes, knowledge of mental health issues and ability to manage complex cases. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-4 years prosecution experience and must be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of application.
Salary: Salaries start at $62,000.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.