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Dan Knight is the elected prosecutor for Boone County and is the 45th president of MAPA since its inception in 1969. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. In 1992, he received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. In 1992 Mr. Knight was hired as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Boone County and in 1998 he was promoted to the position of First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. In 2007 he began his first term as the elected prosecutor and he now is in his second term. In 2012, Knight was named Prosecutor of the Year by MAPA. During his career at the Boone County Prosecutor’s Office, Knight has handled thousands of criminal cases of various types and he has tried numerous serious jury trials as first chair including eighteen murder cases. In addition to his trial duties, he manages a staff of thirty-seven employees including twelve assistant prosecutors.