The Prosecution Department is responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor offenses in the City of Scottsdale, including DUI and other traffic violations, domestic violence, juvenile status offenses and all other misdemeanor crimes.

This department also provides support for the Public Safety Department and the Photo Radar Program and represents the City of Scottsdale in all court proceedings required to prosecute offenders and to support the mission and goals of the City Council.

Felony cases occurring within the City of Scottsdale are prosecuted by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office.

Frequently Asked Questions

How may a defendant obtain a copy of the police report?
Only defendants with open cases may obtain copies of their own police reports from the Prosecutor's Office. If you are a defendant, you must deliver or mail a written request with your appropriate fee (see schedule below) to the Prosecutor's Office. Complete the Discovery Request Form.
How much does it cost for a copy of the Police Report?
  • State Reproduction
  • Non DUI Report - No fee
  • DUI Report - No fee
  • On Body Camera File(s) - No fee
  • All Other Audio/Video File(s) - No fee
  • Jail DVD (If Applicable) - No fee
How long will it take to receive my police report?
We will make every attempt to process your request within 10 business days of receipt. If requesting the jail video recording, you must make a written request within 30 days of the arrest, beyond that time the jail video may be destroyed in the normal course of business. If you request the jail video, a cost may be assessed even if you do not pick up or use the recording.
I am unable to appear for my court date, what do I do?
Please refer to the Scottsdale City Court.
I received a photo enforcement ticket. What do I do?
Please refer to Photo Enforcement.
How do I receive information regarding code enforcement?
Please refer to Code Enforcement.
How do I receive a police report if I am NOT a defendant or my case is inactive?
Please refer to Police Department Records.
What do I do if I receive a subpoena?
Please read the subpoena carefully and call the phone number indicated.
I have been charged with a crime. Am I eligible to request a Telephonic Change of Plea?
Under certain circumstances a Plea By Mail may be available if you reside out of state. Please submit a request in writing to the Scottsdale City Court.
I am a defendant. How do I find out my next court date?
Please refer to the Scottsdale City Court.
I am an attorney and I would like to discuss a case with the prosecutor prior to the court date and/or I need to send the prosecutor some documents.
Please contact the Prosecutor's Office at the 480-312-2710. Please have your case information ready and included on any documents. Fax documents to 480-312-7795
How can I talk to a prosecutor about a crime I have been charged with?
If your case is a misdemeanor and being handled in Scottsdale City Court, contact the prosecutor at 480-312-2710. Please have your case information ready.

Additional Information

Lab Disclosures

Information for defense attorneys about lab disclosures, including accreditation and blood alcohol analysis procedures.

Maricopa County Intoxilyzer Calibration Results

Maricopa County Attorney's Office shares DUI case Intoxilyzer calibration records online.

Discovery Request Form

Request documents from the other party through a discovery demand.

Defense Counsel Contact Update

Update contact details if law firm or personal information changes.

Sherry R. Scott
City Attorney
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