Minnehaha County States Attorney Aaron McGowan honored as Prosecuter of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota State’s Attorneys Association honored Minnehaha County States Attorney Aaron McGowan as Prosecutor of the Year.

The Prosecutor of the Year award, established in 2002, is given annually to an outstanding South Dakota prosecutor.

McGowan received his award Thursday at the Annual Meeting of the Association held in Deadwood.

“Aaron has proven himself as a dedicated prosecutor and public servant for Minnehaha County providing a strong voice for victims of crime,” Attorney General Marty Jackley said. “I want to congratulate Eric Bogue as incoming President, John Fitzgerald as incoming Vice President, and the executive board members for their leadership and commitment to public safety. Also want to recognize outgoing president, Union County States Attorney Jerry Miller for his dedicated leadership of our States Attorneys.”