G. Gary Tyack

G. Gary Tyack, Franklin County’s 51st Prosecuting Attorney, G. Gary Tyack served as a Judge on the 10th District Court of Appeals for a total of 24 years. He has also served on the Worthington School Board, as well as a visiting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court. Mr. Tyack is a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and has served on numerous nonprofit organization boards such as Community Housing Network, Neighborhood House, Maryhaven’s Board of Directors, and United Cerebral Palsy of Central Ohio, as well as being an active member of the Worthington United Methodist Church.

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K-9 Unit Recognized

Congratulations to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Therapy K-9 Unit on being recognized nationally by The Office for Victims of Crime. The OVC annually recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims.
Prosecutor’s and our on staff Victim Advocates have seen firsthand the huge difference the Therapy K-9 Unit makes in the lives of victims by helping to comfort them through these difficult times.

Conviction Integrity Unit

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office is in the process of establishing a Conviction Integrity Unit. Policies and procedures are being developed to ensure the unit has a solid foundation built upon Ohio Law, transparency, and evidence-based research. The office is not accepting referrals at this time. Please check here for updates.

Dog Fighting In Columbus

Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly Summer 2022 edition features an article on Dog Fighting in Columbus by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Heather Robinson. Heather has over 20 years’ experience handling environmental and animal abuse cases. Excellent article, Heather, keep up the good work.