Q: Where would I call to file a criminal charge for official misconduct on tn city employee, no response from demand letter
We sent a demand letter to the city a few weeks ago and recieved no response. Whom do we contact to file a criminal complaint on a city employee for official misconduct.
A: Your demand letter in conjunction with a criminal complaint could possibly be construed as extortion. If you still wish to pursue, then call the Sheriff, then Police, then District Attorney General. Finally you have a statutory right to file an affidavit in support of being heard before the next Grand Jury. I do not recommend going straight to a Magistrate. There is a good chance that you do not understand whatever crime you claim was committed, so let the LEO's do their jobs.
A: Any criminal complaint would be filed through your local sheriff's office. That is a matter for the District Attorneys to handle.
If you made a demand for monetary damages and threatened criminal prosecution, that would subject you to charges for criminal extortion, so be careful.
I would advise you to consult with a criminal attorney before you do anything.
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