PRIVATE CITIZENS SEEKING A CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
If you are not a police officer or do not have a police officer with you and wish to request a criminal prosecution, you must comply with the following procedures:
- The Magistrate holds open court for private citizens to request criminal prosecutions Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Fourth Sessions Courtroom.
- The Magistrate will consider private citizen requests for prosecutions and determine whether a criminal charge is appropriate.
- A representative from the District Attorney’s office is available to discuss any potential case.