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 […]

Bill Montgomery, Guest Contributor Note: This article originally appeared in The Hill July 14, 2017 http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/crime/342091-congress-should-just-say-no-to-rohrabacher-blumenauer-amendment The federal government once took a stand against illegal drugs and even condemned their harmful effects in the 1980s. They urged the public to “just say no” to drug use and you may remember the […]

Note: This article originally appeared in National Review on June 15, 2017: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448656/split-ninth-circuit-appeals-court-its-far-too-large by ANDY BIGGS & BILL MONTGOMERY June 15, 2017 4:00 AM It’s far too large to provide swift justice for the 60 million people, in nine states, within its jurisdiction. Is Congress finally getting to the business […]

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office recently became the largest prosecutor’s office in the country to transition their criminal functions from paper files to digital. This move to a digital file system will lower the costs associated with paper files and increase the Office’s overall efficiency and ability to access information […]

On March 20, 2017, Governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2268 into law. The new law requires law enforcement to submit all sex assault kits to be tested for potential DNA evidence. It also lists timeframes ensuring prompt submission by law enforcement for DNA testing and requires annual reports by law […]