Welcome 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.
This week three teens involved in damaging a large ornamental menorah displayed outside a home in Chandler during Hanukah in 2016 pled guilty to criminal damage. Read more...
Sammantha Allen has received the sentence of death for the murder of her cousin 10-year-old Ame Deal. Read more...
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has completed a review of a case submitted by police involving the hiking death of a 12-year old Cody Flom and shared the analysis of the case and charging decision with Cody’s father and step-mother. Read more...