Our mission is to serve and to help protect the citizens of the Central District of Illinois through vigorous, ethical, and impartial enforcement of the laws of the United States.

To accomplish that mission, we will:

  • work cooperatively with other federal, state and local law enforcement and community agencies to improve the safety and quality of life in our communities;
  • protect the public funds and other assets of the United States;
  • maintain a courteous and professional working environment; and,
  • with skill and integrity, seek to achieve justice in every civil and criminal matter we handle.
USAO Briefing Room

U.S. Attorney

James A. Lewis

welcomes you to the Central District of Illinois

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