Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

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

Hotlines

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






A new set of statistical measures developed by the Prosecutor’s Office tracks the performance of the Criminal Justice System in Cuyahoga County.

News from the Prosecutor’s Office

U.S. Supreme Court hears Cleveland case on teachers' child abuse reporting duties

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday used a child abuse case from Cuyahoga County to examine whether statements children make to teachers and day-care workers can be used as evidence in abuse trials where the child can't testify. more...

U.S. Supreme Court case from Cleveland could set child abuse reporting precedent

Whip marks that a preschool teacher spotted on a 3-year-old's face in 2010 triggered a criminal case in Cuyahoga County that has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court -- litigation that could set precedents for how prosecutors can use child-abuse reports filed by teachers. more...

Serial rapist arrested by Sexual Assault Kit Task Force

A Cleveland serial rapist whose alleged crimes stretch back to 2001 has been indicted and arrested through the efforts of the Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault Kit Task Force, County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today. more...

Driver admits he fled crash after striking boy, 5, who ran to catch school bus

A Bedford man admitted Wednesday that he fled the scene of the crash that killed a 5-year-old boy who was struck as he ran to catch a school bus. more...

Douglas Shine indicted in barber shop murders

Douglas Shine has been indicted for the Aggravated Murder of three men at the Chalk Linez barber shop in Warrensville Heights on February 5, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced this afternoon. more...