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District Attorney’s Office
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Boulder County District Attorney's Office (Twentieth Judicial District)

The District Attorney's Office

Mission of the District Attorney’s Office

To maintain public safety while seeking justice in every case, and to enhance the legacy of the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office as a leader in public safety, progressive prosecution, and criminal justice reform.

Jurisdiction

The Office of the District Attorney has jurisdiction, or authority, over violations of state criminal laws and is responsible for upholding the Colorado and United States Constitutions. The District Attorney serves an Executive Branch function, which means it is responsible for enforcing Colorado state criminal laws as created by the Legislature. The District Attorney’s Office does not have jurisdiction over City Code or Ordinance violations or regulatory codes.

The prosecutor has more control over life, liberty, and reputation than any other person in America…The citizen’s safety lies in the prosecutor who tempers zeal with human kindness, who seeks truth and not victims, who serves the law and not factional purposes, and who approaches his task with humility.

~ Justice Robert Jackson

About the District Attorney

District Attorney Michael Dougherty Michael Dougherty

Boulder County is represented by District Attorney, Michael Dougherty. In March of 2018, the Governor appointed Mr. Dougherty to serve as the District Attorney of the 20th Judicial District (Boulder County). In the November 2018 general election, he was elected Boulder County’s District Attorney. Learn more about the District Attorney Michael Dougherty.

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CONTACT US

District Attorney's Office

303-441-3700 (Main Office)
303-441-4703 (Main Office fax)
303-682-6800 (Longmont Office)
303-682-6711 (Longmont fax)
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boulderda@bouldercounty.gov

Boulder

Justice Center
1777 6th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Map and Directions Boulder Location

Longmont

Longmont Courthouse
1035 Kimbark St.
Longmont, CO 80501
Map and Directions Longmont Location

District Attorney Seal

Mailing Address

Boulder District Attorney
P.O. Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306