Jackson County deputy district attorney Laura Cromwell has been named Oregon's DUII prosecutor of the year.

Jackson County deputy district attorney Laura Cromwell has been named Oregon's DUII prosecutor of the year.

The award was given by the state's DUII Multi-Disciplinary Training Task Force at an April 21 ceremony.

Medford police Sgt. Don Lane nominated Cromwell, saying she "is one of the key players in the fight against impaired driving in Jackson County."

Cromwell was hired by the Jackson County District Attorney's Office in 2007.

Jackson County prosecuted 1,639 DUII cases in 2011.