Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery Swears in New Prosecutor

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 the evidence calls for […]

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Arizona is actively fighting to rescue and protect victims and put the perpetrators behind bars. In April 2013, Arizona’s Human Trafficking Task Force was created by then-Governor Jan Brewer in an effort to discover incidents of human trafficking, identify ways to end these […]

Thanks to the staff of MCAO and our law enforcement partners, it’s been a great year at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Here are some particularly notable activities and accomplishments: As of press time, we’ve had more than 26,000 filed cases with nearly 15,000 completed. The total number of submittals […]

Maricopa County is the fourth largest county in the U.S. by population with over 4 million residents within our jurisdiction. We are the third largest county-based prosecutor’s office in the U.S., behind the Cook County District Attorney’s Office in the metro Chicago area and Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. […]