Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Crime in Arizona is at a historic low—the lowest rate since 1963. Not only is it continuing to fall, it’s falling faster than the nation as a whole. Last year, the overall rate in Arizona fell 3.4 percent, a bigger drop than the national decline of […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Responding to a surge in demand for information, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office handled nearly 1,300 public records requests in 2016, almost double the number processed the previous year and a 62% increase over the past five years.   Add in the hundreds of records preservation directives, […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 17 Counts of Sex Trafficking: 196 Years in Prison January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and to illustrate the seriousness of these crimes, and the penalties they carry, we’d like to highlight a recent prosecution. Leon Jerome Daniels (03/24/1987) was sentenced on July 1, 2016 for […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn In July 2015, Maricopa County prosecutors began to offer certain low-level offenders the chance to avoid traditional court prosecution in exchange for successfully completing a cognitive treatment program aimed at getting them back on track to become productive members of the community. The Felony Pretrial Intervention […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 10 Counts of Child Prostitution Sentenced to 330.75 Years  January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and to illustrate the seriousness of these crimes, and the penalties they carry, we’d like to highlight a recent prosecution. On May 3, 2016, Andre Antonio Adams, known on the streets […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn In line with the rest of the country, Arizona is seeing a growing use of heroin and abuse of prescription opioids, and it is bringing deadly consequences to our communities. The use of heroin creates devastating effects on individuals, families and communities. Awareness of the enormity […]

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery Swears in New Prosecutor

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Many people think the role of the prosecutor is to simply secure a conviction. Not true. The role of the prosecutor is to seek justice – even if that means asking the court to dismiss a specific charge or an entire case against a defendant when […]