Nov 06, 2018
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018
The Attorney General of Rhode Island is an elected executive position in the Rhode Island state government. The attorney general is the state's chief law enforcement officer. The department of the attorney general is responsible for the prosecution of all felony criminal cases and misdemeanor appeals brought by state law. Additionally, the attorney general represents all agencies, departments and commissions in litigation and initiates legal action where necessary to protect the interests of Rhode Island citizens. The attorney general provides legal advice to state officers and state agencies whenever requested. The attorney general is popularly elected every four years in midterm elections and cannot serve more than two full, consecutive terms in office. In their role as the state's chief legal officer, the attorney general is charged with enhancing the economic security of Rhode Island, protecting the public safety of its communities and restoring public trust in state government by fighting corruption. Specific duties include: prosecuting all felony criminal cases and misdemeanor appeals; prosecuting all misdemeanor cases brought by state law enforcement action in the state's district courts represents all state agencies, departments, and commissions in litigation; initiates legal action when necessary to protect the interests of Rhode Island citizens. The office of the attorney general is responsible for enforcing the provisions 12-1-4 through 12-1-12 of the Rhode Island general laws and operates the State Bureau of Criminal Identification. The salary for this position is $115,610/year.
Submit application to:
Rhode Island Secretary of State, 82 Smith St #217, Providence, RI, 02903, US