The County Attorney has the duty to prosecute all criminal offenses in his County. Mike Short advised me he would decide who get prosecuted in Lee County. I get summoned to court because "Mark Conlee said I gave him the finger." I don't do chemicals and if I did, I believe it would be my decision what chemical I would be exposed to. Not Lee County or the City of Montrose officials.
The highest authority of law in this State saying he would decide who is criminally charged
Source: 18 U.S. Code § 242 - Deprivation of rights under color of law | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute
The FBI’s Norfolk Division announced a new effort to get the community’s help keeping a close tabs on publicly elected officials. via FBI launches campaign to root out public corruption — WAVY-TV
Educate yourself on this brutality that took place is southeast Iowa and nobody raised an eyebrow.
Existing Conflicts of Interest between the individual local government officials. Named as a relevant issue for warranting a public corruption investigation by the FBI.
Courts consider City as having "deep pockets"