Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: If my home was robbed shouldn't the deputy have came to investigate and not my workplace 24 hours later?

This happened in October and they know who did it, have evidence yet nobody updates me. It wasn't turned over to the da until December even tho the deputy tried to tell me November. I called this week to get an update and was told they were not going to do anything, prosecutorial discretion. I had thousands stole

1 Lawyer Answer
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Not sure your question relates to the result you are seeking. The deputies actions would have to be viewed in the light of all other calls taken, as well as your availability when they were responding to the call. If you were not home when they were cleared off their other calls and you were at your workplace then responding to your work would have been more ideal so they would be able to get your statement rather than just knocking on your door to find you not home. As far as the prosecutorial discretion, that is solely up to the DA office in your county, and has nothing to do with the Deputies.

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