Overview of the Office

General Crimes Unit ​

​The General Crimes Unit handles a variety of cases involving arson, assaults, drug violations, home invasion, forgery, embezzlement, retail fraud, robbery, theft and weapons offenses.


Violent Crimes Unit

​The Violent Crimes Unit is devoted to the prosecution of complex felonies referred to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office with the exception of those that fall under Special Victims Unit.

​Special Victims Unit

​The Special Victims Unit prosecutes all sexual assault and domestic violence cases. This unit also prosecutes all cases when children or special needs persons are victims of sexual or physical assault.

Warrant Desk

​​The Warrant Desk is the first step for all cases that are referred to the Prosecutor's Office.


Family Support Division

​The Family Support Division establishes and creates orders in cases referred to the Prosecutor's Office by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division. Our Office does not initiate cases.