SLO District Attorney Dan Dow
Dan Dow was elected to the office of District Attorney of San Luis Obispo County in 2011. Mr. Dow was reelected in the most recent election cycle for another term.
When he determines that there is enough evidence to charge the suspect in Kristin's case, he will do so.
Some context: I met the Smarts in December of 1997. They shared with me (way back then) that they were told by an FBI Agent that they already had more than enough evidence to charge Paul Flores in connection to Kristin's disappearance.