If he knew he had been targeted as the offender, we were convinced that we would never catch himMexico arrests suspect in '07 Ohio deaths Apr 22, 2009
This guy's just a pig. I can't explain why someone would do something like thisProsecutor: Morgue worker raped corpses Feb 26, 2009
Those babies deserve a home. I would hope their gifts don't go to wasteMom of two sets of triplets indicted Feb 06, 2008
Once a case goes in there, we don't hear from him for eight yearsDeath penalty cases taken away from judge Jan 25, 2008
I am very grateful for the person who brought this to our attentionOhio woman charged in 'pot tot' case Sep 16, 2010
Joseph T. "Joe" Deters is an American politician of the Republican party who currently serves as Prosecuting Attorney for Hamilton County, Ohio. He is a 1975 graduate of St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati.
Deters began his career in public service in 1982 as an Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor. He was elected to the position of Hamilton County Clerk of Courts in 1988. In 1992, Joe returned to the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s office when he was elected Prosecutor. He was subsequently reelected in 1996.
In 1999, Deters was sworn in as Ohio’s 44th Treasurer of State. As Treasurer, he was responsible for collecting, managing and investing over $11 billion in assets for the State of Ohio. In the fall of 2004, Deters became a write-in candidate for his former position, Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney. He was elected Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney on November 2, 2004 with nearly 60% of the vote. On April 1, 2005, Deters and Matthias Heck filed a federal lawsuit, Citizens for Tax Reform v. Deters.