The “Missouri Office of Prosecution Services” is hereby established as an autonomous
entity in the Missouri attorney general's office. It shall be the purpose of the Missouri office of prosecution services to assist
the prosecuting attorneys throughout the state in their efforts against criminal activity
in the state. Such assistance may include:
(1) The obtaining, preparing, supplementing, and disseminating of indexes to and digests
of the decisions of the supreme court and the court of appeals of Missouri and other
courts, and the statutes, and other legal authorities relating to criminal matters,
and civil matters concerning the duties of prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorney;
(2) The preparation and distribution of model complaints, informations, indictments,
instructions, search warrants, interrogation advices, and other common and appropriate
documents employed in the administration of criminal justice;
(3) The preparation and distribution of a basic prosecutor's manual and other educational
(4) The promotion of and assistance in the training of prosecuting attorneys and circuit
attorney on a statewide basis;
(5) The provision of legal research assistance to prosecuting attorneys and circuit
(6) The development, support and maintenance of automated case management and criminal
history reporting systems approved by the prosecutors coordinators training council
as the standard utilized by prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorney; and
(7) The provision of other assistance to prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorney
that is necessary for the successful implementation of sections 56.750 to 56.775 or that hereinafter may be authorized by law.
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