District Court

Felony Prosecution

The Felony Prosecution Unit handles cases in the District Court, targeting violent criminal offenders. Felony crimes are the only crimes that can result in a sentence to prison. In 2017, the District Court units handled 4,706 felony cases.


Prosecutors assigned to the District Court handle murder cases, assaults, domestic violence, sexual assaults, arson, and may other cases, which may be crimes of violence, or may have been committed by habitual criminals.