Keeping Families Safe
The three tenets of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and photo of CA Allister Adel
  1. Avoid Driving Drunk this Fourth of July

    While many look forward to celebrating the Fourth of July, for some, it’s a painful reminder of a loved one they’ve lost due to drunk driving. More people die from a car crash involving a drunk driver in July than any other month of the year. Read more...
  2. Understanding Shannon’s Law this Fourth of July

    In Arizona's cities and towns, celebratory gunfire or discharging a weapon without an intended target into the air is against the law. A stray bullet can create a dangerous or even deadly situation. Read more...
  3. What is a Prosecutor?

    Many people think the role of the prosecutor is only to secure a conviction. Not true. The role of the prosecutor is to seek justice – even if that means asking the court to dismiss a charge or a case against a defendant when the evidence calls for it. Read more...
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