Prosecutor's Office

See Prosecutor's Office location, address, and phone number, and public records search. District attorneys are public officials which investigate and prosecute crimes in a court of law. District attorneys are sometimes called prosecuting attorneys or commonwealth attorneys in some jurisdictions.


Name
Prosecutor's Office
Address
53 University Avenue, Akron, Ohio, 44308
Phone
(330) 643-2800
Fax
(330) 643-2137

Nearby District Attorneys

District Attorney Distance
Portage County Prosecuting Attorney 15 miles
Medina County Prosecuting Attorney 18 miles
Stark County Prosecuting Attorney 21 miles
Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney 29 miles
Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney 31 miles
Lorain County Prosecuting Attorney 37 miles
Trumbull County Prosecuting Attorney 38 miles
Geauga County Prosecuting Attorney 38 miles
Tuscarawas County Prosecuting Attorney 41 miles
Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney 42 miles
Holmes County Prosecuting Attorney 42 miles
Ashland County Prosecuting Attorney 44 miles

Map and Directions to Prosecutor's Office

What is a district attorney?

District attorneys (DAs) are the highest-ranking law enforcement officials in their jurisdictions. Their authority is usually county-wide, although some district attorneys represent large cities. As long as they have probable cause, district attorneys have complete discretion in filing charges against individuals. Informed by police investigations, district attorneys may charge anyone with misdemeanors or felonies.

District attorneys review the available evidence and assess witness credibility to determine whether a suspect may have committed a particular crime. A DA may charge a suspect directly or may refer the evidence to a grand jury to consider an indictment against a suspect.

District attorneys are responsible for prosecuting defendants in court. They present the evidence and arguments to a judge or jury, oppose the arguments of a criminal defense attorney, and work to obtain a conviction against the defendant.