Montgomery County, Maryland
State's Attorney's Office

50 Maryland Avenue, 5th Floor, North Tower

Rockville, MD 20850
Office: (240) 777-7300  Fax: (240) 777-7413
Email: states.attorney@montgomerycountymd.gov
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

State's Attorney
John McCarthy

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Montgomery County, Maryland
State's Attorney's Office

50 Maryland Avenue
5th Floor, North Tower
Rockville, MD 20850
Office:(240) 777-7300
Fax: (240) 777-7413

Please Join the State's Attorney's Office on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021 for National Night Out.

National Night Out is an event that raises drug prevention awareness and support for anti-crime programs within our communities.

The annual event strengthens community spirit and promotes community partnerships with law enforcement agencies, county and local officials, civic groups and neighborhood organizations.

By Allison Seymour and Matt Pusatory (wusa9 News)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Meet State's Attorney, John McCarthy at the following National Night Out community locations:
  • East County Community, White Oak Garden Apts. Mini Park, 11600 Lockwood Drive, Silver Spring, at 4:15 PM
  • Long Branch Rec Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, at 5:00 PM
  • Germantown Park Community, 18400 Cinnimon Drive, Germantown, at 6:00 PM
  • Kentlands / Lakelands, Community Center, 485 Tschiffely Square Road, Gaithersburg, at 6:30 PM
  • Rosemary Hills / Lyttonsville / Rock Creek Forest Community, Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center - On the Field, 2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring, at 7:20 PM
  • Mt. Calvary Church, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 608 N. Horners Lane, Rockville, at 8:10PM
  • Manor Lake Civic Assoc., Maryvale ES, 15101 Bauer Drive, Rockville, at 8:30 PM

Please Join State's Attorney, John McCarthy and Animal Cruelty Asistant State's Attorney, Carlotta A. Woodward on August 12th at 7:00 PM as they host a Live Zoom Presentation regarding Animal Cruelty

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You are invited to join us as we present; How to Hold People Accountable for Animal Abuse.

Thursday, August 12th at 7:00 PM

The purpose of this presentation is to explain the current animal cruelty statutes and penalties; explain the gaps in the law, explain the necessary steps required to prosecute an individual for animal cruelty, provide range of possible Dispositions/Sentencing, and review multiple cases that we have prosecuted. 

To Register for the Live Zoom Event, please click on the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ode-prTsjHdZds7YfSAwYW-kBA2RNxgK7
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office leads the way in Reform and Innovation

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State’s Attorney John McCarthy Asks Independent Researchers to Look for Possible Bias in Prosecutorial Process.

As State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, my primary objective is to maintain public safety for all members of our diverse community.  Critical to that mission is ensuring that criminal prosecutions are handled fairly and equitably across racial and ethnic lines.  Read More… (pdf file)

Prosecutorial Performance Indicators (PPI)

Montgomery County’s top prosecutor has launched an investigation into whether racial bias plays a role in prosecutorial decisions within his own office. By Dan Morse, The Washington Post

The Montgomery County State’s Attorney is Putting His Own Office Under the Microscope.

Independent researchers will examine how county prosecutors administer justice. By Cory Smith, News 4 Washington

The Montgomery County States Attorney's Office is a Model of Reform.

State’s Attorney John McCarthy, announced a study to closely examine whether his own office has demonstrated a racial bias in prosecutorial decisions. That’s an extraordinary move, given that if bias is found by the independent research team, it will inevitably point a finger at Mr. McCarthy who is, after all, in charge of the office. That an elected official is willing to take this leap is not just a credit to him but should perhaps become a model for every state’s attorney in Maryland.  By The BALTIMORE SUN EDITORIAL BOARD

ARE YOU A VICTIM OF A HATE CRIME?

What should you do if you are a victim of, or witness to a hate crime or bias-related incident?


"Help us protect you and those you love. Report hate crimes and bias-related incidents. Our mission is to protect all residents of Montgomery County, regardless of race, color, national origin religious belief, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, homelessness, disability or immigration status"
- John McCarthy, State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, Maryland

In the event of an emergency situation, please dial 911
In a non-emergency, dial 301-279-8000 to contact the Montgomery County Police.

For more information, visit our Stop The Hate page

ARE YOU A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?


Do you feel unsafe at home? Are you concerned about a neighbor or loved one? Free help is available. Anyone seeking domestic violence-related assistance can: Call ​​240-773-0444. During non-business hours, call the Crisis Center at 240-777-4000. In the event of an emergency situation, please dial 911.

For more information, visit the Family Justice Center website

Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm
Anyone seeking domestic violence-related assistance can:

Call: 240-773-0444
Email: safe@montgomerycountymd.gov
Walk-in to 600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 500 in Rockville

During non-business hours, call the Crisis Center at 240-777-4000
In the event of an emergency situation, please dial 911

ARE YOU A VICTIM OF ELDER ABUSE?

Are you or is someone you know a victim of elder abuse?

Call Montgomery County Adult Protective Services at 240-777-3000 (24 hours)
The Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP)
240-777-1355
vasap@montgomerycountymd.gov.
Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center has specialized medical care and forensic services:
9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville
240-826-6225
In the event of an emergency situation, please dial 911

eDiscovery

eDiscovery

eDiscovery and Discovery Requests

eDiscovery provides a secure and convenient way to download electronic Discovery Material from the SAO for court cases in which you are the Attorney of Record.

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eDiscovery Manuals

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Discovery Process

Discovery Process

Discovery Process

The process for which discovery material may be obtained.

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