Robert Krieg was elected Prosecuting Attorney of Gibson County in 2002 and is now serving his third four-year term. As prosecutor, Krieg has focused on combating the terrible methamphetamine epidemic that plagued his county. As part of his efforts to fight meth, Krieg published a 30+ page Meth Prevention Handbook in 2006. This booklet was distributed to each of the county’s 16,000 homes and businesses. Because Krieg was able to obtain private funding, his efforts did not cost one dime of taxpayer money.
Krieg is a member of the Indiana and Gibson County Bar Associations. He currently serves as a member of the Gibson County Community Corrections Advisory Board and is a past member of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Board of Directors.
Krieg was a member of the Indiana Army National Guard for nearly 10 years, serving as a Judge Advocate (attorney) for the 38th Infantry Division. He held the rank of Major before recently receiving an honorable discharge from the military. In September, 2005, Robert was mobilized for duty to assist in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, spending much of his time in hard-hit Gulfport, MS area.
Krieg also has served as an adjunct instructor for Oakland City University for 12 years. He has taught numerous courses in the Associate, Bachelor, and Masters Degree programs, including Business Law, Criminal Law, Law & Ethics, Speech, and History.
Krieg has been actively involved in his community in many ways. He previously served on the advisory board of the Salvation Army of Gibson and Pike Counties and is a past president of Princeton Rotary. Krieg also is a member of the Princeton Elks and an associate member of the Gibson County Fraternal Order of Police.
In addition, Krieg sat on numerous youth-related boards, including the Gibson County Youth Football League and the Princeton Little League, where he also served as the player agent for the league. The father of two boys, Krieg has coached nearly 50 youth league and travel teams to date in baseball, basketball, football, and soccer.
Krieg graduated in 1992 from Indiana University with a double major in Criminal Justice and Political Science. He received his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law; Bloomington in 1996.
He and his wife Reina have been married for 20 years and live in Princeton with their two children, Tucker, a sophomore at Gibson Southern High School, and Jackson, a 6th grader at Princeton Community Middle School. He and his family attend Bethel Memorial Church in Princeton.