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.
On January 8, 2020, a Maricopa County Grand Jury charged Father John “Jack” Dallas Spaulding, age 74, with six counts of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, a Class 2 Felony; and one count of Molestation of a Child, a Class 2 Felony. Read more...
Edward Littleton McCauley was sentenced by a jury to death for the 2014 murder of his estranged wife. He was convicted of First Degree Murder on November 5, 2019. Read more...
Beginning January 1, 2020, those participating in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Drug Diversion Program will no longer be required to pay a $630 case fee. Under Adel’s leadership... Read more...