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Criminal Division

Case Issuance Unit

This unit is charged with the responsibility of screening and reviewing more than 3,500 requests from criminal complaints each month from more than 15 different law enforcement agencies. In excess of 2,600 criminal complaints are filed each month in Superior Court. The unit is responsible for handling these cases through the arraignment process. The unit handles a wide variety of crimes, including driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, being under the influence or in possession of drugs, battery, vandalism, graffiti, theft, weapons offenses, prostitution, hate crimes, illegal street racing, reckless driving, hit-and-run, road rage, furnishing alcohol to minors, minors in possession of alcohol, resisting arrest, utility theft, harassing telephone calls, lewd acts in public, vehicular manslaughter, sex crimes, embezzlement, credit card fraud, and identity theft. Victims of crime are assisted by our Victim Services Coordinator who guides victims through the criminal case process.