Wayne County Prosecutor's Office

Welcome to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. At the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, we are committed to achieving justice for our cities most vulnerable residents. We will work tirelessly to hold offenders accountable, protect victims and we innovate to break the cycle of violence.

Our website will provide you with valuable information about our office programs and resources as well as your rights should you have the misfortune to be the victim of a crime. We regularly update press releases and other information on the web site so check for changes.

The Wayne County Prosecutor is the lawyer for the people, an elected official who is elected every four years. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office prosecutes felony cases throughout Wayne County. My staff of over 180 assistant prosecuting attorneys, 24 investigators and 70 clerical and non lawyers support staff prosecute over 52% of all felony cases in Michigan.   Forbes Magazine recently named Detroit as the most violent city in America. Our office is one of the 10th largest by case load in America and yet our staff is miniscule compared to offices like Los Angeles who enjoy a staff of over 2,200 or even Philadelphia who employ over 600 people. I am proud of our record and the miracles that we accomplish everyday.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is to pursue justice, to safeguard the community by demanding accountability for those who commit crimes and to enhance the quality of life by changing the culture of violence. 

Third Circuit Court Case Look-Up

The Third Circuit Court is now allowing the public to look up cases on Odyssey.  Victims, and others, can check the status of cases at any time after the case has been bound over from District Court to the Third Circuit Court.  Access is limited to public cases and does not include suppressed cases.

Visit the Third Circuit Court Website


News & Press Releases

Press Release - March 25, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Mother of Children Found in the Freezer Charged - Investigation Continues as Prosecutors Wait for Medical Examiner's Report
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Press Release - March 24, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Denies Warrant for Wayne Teacher
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News Updates - March 15 - 21, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Detroit Man Charged in Courville Street Homicide; Detroit Man Arraigned on Charges of Harboring a Dangerous Animal Causing Serious Injury; Man and Woman Charged with Malicious Destruction of Property
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News Updates - March 8 - 14, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Detroit Man Charged in Monica Street Stabbings; Andrew Jackson Trial Date Set; Evan Reed Arraigned on the Information in Sexual Assault Case; Mariah Pisarski Sentenced to Prison for Accessory After the Fact in Plymouth Township Homicide
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News Updates - March 1 - 7, 2015

Monday, March 09, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Defendant Walter Treon Jennings Bound Over on First Degree Murder Charges; New Date for Competency Hearing for Erin Justice; Andrew Jackson Bound Over for Trial; Two Men Charged in Multiple Non-Fatal Shootings on Chalmers
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Kym L. Worthy
Wayne County Prosecutor
(313) 224 - 5777


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