Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka elected to PAAM board of directors


On Aug.  27, the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) elected Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, Jerry Jarzynka, to serve on its Board of Directors.

Jarzynka has been the chief prosecutor in Jackson County since he was elected to the position in January 2013.

PAAM President Mark Reene recognized Jarzynka for his commitment to prosecution and the citizens of Jackson County.

“Jerry has already proven himself to be a leader in our association through his involvement with cold case homicides and representing PAAM on state task forces.

“His relentless efforts continuously bring positive results. I know he will continue that leadership role for many years to come both in our association and locally in Jackson County."

Jarzynka will serve a one-year term through August 2017.

“I am honored to have been elected to the PAAM Board of Directors.

“PAAM is an outstanding organization that supports Michigan’s prosecuting attorneys and works diligently to help the people of our state, and I am very excited to being a part of PAAM’s tradition of excellence,” Jarzynka said.

The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan was established in 1929. It is a voluntary association of all 83 of the state’s prosecuting attorneys, the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorneys serving in Michigan.

Its primary purposes are to promote fair, swift and equal justice in enforcing the state’s criminal laws, and the continuing education of prosecuting attorneys and other law enforcement officials.


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