The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office commits its resources in partnership with the law enforcement community and citizens of Morris County to promote a safe and secure environment, free from the fear of crime. The members of this office serve to minimize the impact of the criminal justice system upon the lives of victims, witnesses, and their families by helping them to overcome the effects of crime, to help them navigate their involvement in the criminal justice system, and to help them support successful prosecutions.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, as the chief law enforcement agency in Morris County, provides leadership and supervision over the chiefs of police and municipal prosecutors with a view to ensure the effective, efficient and uniform enforcement and prosecution, of the criminal laws and the administration of criminal justice throughout Morris County.
Our Core Values
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office’s mission can best be achieved through the commitment of the Morris County Prosecutor and his staff to the ideals of:
- Prompt and courteous attention to the needs of the public we serve;
- Cooperation with law enforcement and;
- Crime Reduction.
What We Do
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is tasked with using all reasonable and lawful thoroughness for the detection, arrest, indictment and conviction of offenders against the laws of the State of New Jersey, as well as strengthening the relationship between law enforcement and the public it serves and improving the quality of life in Morris County. The Prosecutor has overall command of the agency and is the final authority in all matters of policy, procedure, special orders, discipline and promotion. In line of authority after the Prosecutor are the First Assistant Prosecutor and the Chief of Investigations.