The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office is the Chief Law Enforcement Agency in Hunterdon County. Once a part-time office, the HCPO is staffed with Assistant Prosecutors, Detectives, and support staff dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminal matter throughout Hunterdon County. The HCPO prides itself on efficiency in moving criminal cases through the court, fairness to victims of crimes, and dedication in ensuring that crimes are thoroughly investigated.
The HCPO is primarily located in the Justice Center at 65 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ. The Child Advocacy Center and the Professional Standards Unit are located off-site in Flemington.
The HCPO is staffed with Assistant Prosecutors who are tasked with prosecuting indictable crimes in Hunterdon County. Indictable crimes are handled in Superior Court, also located at 65 Park Avenue, Flemington. Non-indictable offenses are handled in appropriate Municipal Court. The investigative units are staffed with sworn detectives, who investigate a variety of crimes throughout the county. The investigative units either are the primary investigators or assist the local law enforcement agencies with matters including, but not limited to, homicide and other death investigations, sexual assault, burglaries, robberies, and narcotics. The victim advocates in our Victim-Witness Unit are available to assist victims of crime, whether a criminal matter was charged or not.