The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office serves the largest county in New England, covering 54 diverse cities and towns.  We prosecute more than 39,000 cases a year in 12 district courts, 4 juvenile courts, and 2 superior courts. 

Our core mission is to protect and serve the people who work, live and raise their families in Middlesex County.  Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Witness Advocates, Paralegals and other talented professionals pursue this mission through exhaustive investigations, unassailable prosecutions and compassionate victim advocacy. 

We are also committed to innovative crime prevention and intervention initiatives.  Our staff partners with community groups, social service providers, medical professionals, private industry leaders and law enforcement officers to address a variety of public safety issues. 

Programs for School Staff, Faculty and Parents

  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Bullying & Cyber Bullying
  • Internet Safety
  • Mental Health Series
  • School Safety Summit
  • Teen Dating Abuse

 Programs for Students

  • Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinics
  • Empowering Girls
  • It Can Wait
  • PSA and Poster Contests

 Community-Based Prevention and Intervention

  • Community Based Justice
  • Cut It Out Middlesex
  • DPPC Task Force
  • Domestic Violence Pro Bono Initiative
  • Domestic Violence High-Risk
    Assessment and Rapid Response Teams
  • Drug Forfeiture Program
  • Elder Safety Seminars
  • Elder Task Force
  • Gang Initiatives/Impact Players
  • Juvenile Diversion Program
  • Lowell Opioid Task Force
  • Middlesex Senior Health and Safety Program
  • Safe Babies, Safe Kids
  • Workplace Safety Program

In the Spotlight

Confronting the Opioid Crisis. This edition of Middlesex Update features DA Ryan and guests with different areas of expertise on this topic.

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Conviction Integrity Program

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Keeping children and families safe.
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Speaking for those without a voice: focusing on unsolved homicides.
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