Meet the County & Prosecuting Attorney

Peg Trent was elected as the Albany County and Prosecuting Attorney in November of 2014 and sworn into office on January 5, 2015.

Staffing

Trent’s staff currently consists of:

  • 5 attorneys
  • 3 legal assistants
  • 3 victim witness advocates
  • Interns/externs from the University of Wyoming and the University of Wyoming College of Law
  1. Peggy Trent

    Peggy Trent

    County and Prosecuting Attorney

They prosecute criminals, work on behalf of victims, promote crime prevention, and represent the county civilly.

Mission

The mission of the Albany County and Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is to provide quality legal representation to the County and its officials and to seek justice in prosecuting criminal offenses in order to protect the citizens of Albany County and preserve the rights of victims.

  1. Victim-Centered Approach
  2. Prosecuting Sexual Assault
  3. Positive Youth Justice
  4. Addressing Mental Illness
  5. Drug Court
  6. Civil Representation

As prosecutor, Trent is committed to seeking justice on behalf of the citizens of Albany County. Trent’s office utilizes a victim-centered, team approach to prosecution. Trent understands the impact of crime and is dedicated to providing victims a strong voice in the criminal justice system through numerous efforts and initiatives implemented through the Victim Witness Program and local victim advocacy organizations.

For successful prosecution, Trent encourages open collaboration and communication between law enforcement and all other supporting agencies.