• Agency Overview


    The Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney prosecutes criminal matters brought by the police, vigorously enforces the law, pursues the truth, communicates openly with community members, provides support to victims and witnesses of crimes, and works cooperatively with agency partners in law enforcement. The Office prosecutes all criminal and traffic cases occurring within Prince William County and the City of Manassas, and all felonies committed in the City of Manassas Park, The Towns of Dumfries, Quantico, Occoquan, and Haymarket.

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    What to Expect in the Courtroom

    Learn more about each step you may encounter in the judicial process as a victim of a serious crime. Because your situation is unique, the way your case is handled may be slightly different than what is described. Juvenile cases, especially, may vary.

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    Learn About the Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)

    The Victim Witness Assistance Program was established in 1989 with the primary goal of assisting crime victims and their families throughout the criminal justice process, and to ensure that they receive fair and compassionate treatment.