By Bill Montgomery This article was originally published in the Arizona Republic on February 23, 2018 County attorney: Arizona inmates serve, on average, three years – and in many cases, we don’t even have that long to reduce their likelihood of returning to prison. How one city or town addresses […]

A version of this article appeared in the Arizona Republic on November 27, 2017 Prosecutor: Why Arizona still needs the death penalty Opinion, Bill Montgomery In a coordinated campaign, death penalty opponents submitted nearly identical editorials in major publications across the US seeking to persuade the United States Supreme […]

The following article by County Attorney Bill Montgomery appeared in The Hill on November 15, 2017 In recent years, federal legislation aimed at reforming the criminal justice system, such as the Sentencing Reform Act and Corrections Act, has not passed Congress despite having bipartisan support. Numerous states have also […]

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office just finished a record breaking summer reaching more than 4,000 kids throughout the Valley with our Safe Kids Summer Program. Through a combination of fun booths featuring our safety trivia wheel and our classroom-based learning program, we were able to reach about 100 more children […]