Criminal Enforcement : Major Crime Unit

The primary function of the Howard County Prosecutor´s Office is to prosecute individuals charged with committing crimes in Howard County. Law enforcement agencies investigate crimes and turn the results of their investigations over to our office. If sufficient evidence exists to prove that an identified suspect committed the crime, our office charges the suspect and prosecutes the case. If a defendant is convicted of committing the crime, he or she will be sentenced by a judge.

Cases handled by the Howard County Prosecutor's Office, Major Crime Unit include:

  • Murder
  • Arson
  • Robbery / Burglary
  • Domestic Violence
  • Violent Crimes against Persons
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Forgery
  • Public Corruption