Welcome to the MCAO Newsroom where you can check out the latest news releases for up to date information on current cases and programs, connect with our office through social media, or sit back and watch one of our informative videos. You’ll also find links to our monthly electronic newsletter and our calendar of upcoming community events.
Stay up to date with the latest newsworthy information from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
Maricopa County Outpaces U.S. in Falling Crime Rates
Crime in Maricopa County continues to fall by a greater margin than the nation as a whole, according to the latest data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
MCAO Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Goodyear Ballpark
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office will host a free family-friendly movie night at Goodyear Ballpark on Saturday, September 26 to mark the start of Domestic Violence Awareness month in October and to raise funds for the New Life Center, a domestic violence shelter.
Charges Filed Against Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr. for Multiple I-10 Shooting Incidents
Based upon information developed over the course of the criminal investigation to date, prosecutors have filed a direct complaint against Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr. alleging sixteen felony counts in connection with a recent series of shootings that occurred on Interstate 10 in Phoenix.
Each month we’ll include brief, useful updates on the projects, programs and developments that are helping the people of Maricopa County live safer lives. Combined with our website, our goal is to bring you a complete look at what we are doing to help communities strive to be crime-free and how we are repositioning the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as one of the top in the nation. You’ll also find out more about what’s going on in our active volunteer events, and stay on top of upcoming business events and announcements.
Visit the official YouTube channel of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. There you can learn ways to stay safe, see inspirational stories, view MCAO community efforts, and watch press conferences staring your County Attorney.MCAO TV