Keeping our community safe and maintaining your trust in the judicial system.
John Hummel has been the District Attorney for Deschutes County since January 2015 after voters overwhelmingly elected him. John promised to bring safety to our community and professionalism to District Attorney's office after years of mismanagement, labor disputes and costly lawsuits.
He has delivered on those promises.
Under John’s leadership, the Deschutes County crime rate has decreased by 8 percent, and administrative challenges have all but disappeared under his professional management. John has successfully worked with county leaders and local law enforcement to make the Deschutes County District Attorney’s office trustworthy again.