Once a crime is reported, what happens?
The sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies such as Nevada Highway Patrol, Fallon Police Department, Nevada Department of Investigations and Tribal Police, investigate reported crimes. Completed investigations are submitted to the District Attorney's Office for review. The assigned Deputy District Attorney review that case and makes a charging decision.

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1. Once a crime is reported, what happens?
2. Who decides what charges to file and how do they make the decision?
3. If I get a subpoena, do I have to go to court?
4. Why am I a witness? I didn't see the crime happen.
5. How do I report a crime?