Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

"Justice delayed is justice denied." -- William E. Gladstone


Child Abuse/ Neglect  216.696.KIDS
Children Who Witness Violence  216.443.7345
Crime Stoppers  216.252.7463
Cuyahoga County Whistleblowers  216.698.2999
Domestic Violence Help  216.391.4357
Elder Abuse  216.420.6700
Environmental Crime  800.282.9378
MADD/Victim-Survivor Help  877.MADD.HELP
Ohio Consumer Protection  800.282.0515
Rape Crisis Center Help  216.619.6192
Suicide Prevention  216.623.6888

In The Community

The Prosecutor’s Office has developed statistical measures to track the performance of the Criminal Justice System in Cuyahoga County.

Performance Measurement Drives Justice System Reform

News from the Prosecutor’s Office

March 2015 Police shooting ruled justifiable

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty has released a finding concluding that Cleveland Police Officers were justified in their use of deadly force when they shot and killed an armed man, Theodore Johnson, who already had shot at and hit a policeman on the evening of March 11. more...

Black Prosecutors Fight Injustice On-and-Off the Job

After talking with clients at his first Legal Aid clinic, Cleveland Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jonathon McDonald recognized the need for Legal Aid in the community. more...

Heroin kingpin indicted

A Cleveland man considered to be a major East Side heroin distributor has been indicted on trafficking charges, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced today. more...

Man accused of running down Shaker teacher pleads guilty

The man accused of hitting and killing a Shaker Heights school teacher with his car admitted his guilt in court Monday. more...

Richfield man gets 8 years in prison for robberies in Parma and Independence

A Richfield man was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday for his role in a series of violent robberies at Parma and Independence bars. Prosecutors described the robberies as "a cold-hearted, violent crime spree."