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

Serious Craigslist-related crimes put spotlight on personal safety

Two people found dead in Georgia after responding to a Craigslist ad is a grim reminder of one of the worst Craisglist-related crimes ever and it happened in Northeast Ohio.  more...

Ronald Beckwith Sentenced to 20 Years to Life For Murder

A drug dealer who shot and killed a man he believed was intruding on his turf was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced today. more...

Court and County Prosecutor Announce Major Innovation on Diversion and Charging Decisions in Juvenile Cases

Every juvenile offender in Cuyahoga County will now have an equal chance to go into diversion, or, if appropriate, to be charged as a delinquent under terms of an historic agreement to redesign the Juvenile Justice System. more...

Cleveland couple admits to allegations of malnourishing child

A couple admitted Tuesday that they failed to feed and properly care for their toddler, who weighed just 10 pounds at 10 months old. more...

Statement from Prosecutor McGinty on Use of Deadly Force by South Euclid Police Officers in October 2014 Incident

After reviewing the investigation by the South Euclid Police Department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation into the October 18th death of Ronnie McNary, my office has concluded that the use of deadly force by Patrol Officer Steve Wilson was not only justified but necessary to save the life of an innocent victim. more...