WelcomeWelcome to the official website of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO), serving nearly four million residents in Maricopa County, the fourth largest county in the United States.
Our office is responsible for the prosecution of more than 35,000 felony criminal cases each year. Our top priorities are to hold criminals accountable for the crimes they commit, and to ensure that the rights of crime victims are honored and respected throughout the criminal justice process.
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John Allen has received the sentence of death for the murder of his family member, 10-year-old Ame Deal. He was found guilty of 1st degree murder, three counts of child abuse and conspiracy to commit child abuse earlier this month. Read more...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is in Washington D.C. for the 50-State Summit on Public Safety. A gathering of lawmakers, corrections administrators, law enforcement, and behavioral health professionals to discuss trends in public safety. Read more...
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance through its Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Grant Program for their ongoing initiatives to test sexual assault kits. Read more...