On April 11, 2019, Republican Central Committee Members voted to appoint Melissa A. Schiffel as our next Delaware County Prosecutor. Schiffel will fill the unexpired term of Carol O’Brien who vacated the office of Prosecutor on February 28. Schiffel has been a career prosecutor with more than ten years devoted to the field. She has prosecuted nearly every type of crime, and prosecuted cases all over the State. She brings management and leadership experience to the office as formerly managing the Criminal Division in Fairfield County, and also as the Delaware City Prosecutor. Schiffel resides with her family in Galena.