Picture of Lake Michigan Shoreline in February 2014


Mission Statement

           We, the staff of the United States Attorney's Office, are accountable to the citizens of the Western District of Michigan for pursuing justice, ensuring public safety, enforcing the law, protecting the interests of the United States, and exercising stewardship over the government's resources.

           To accomplish our mission, we will discharge our duties with professionalism, diligence, and integrity. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence and to the highest standards of ethical conduct in an environment of mutual respect.

Limited English Proficiency Statement: 

           The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan, in compliance with Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency has free language translation services available for public use when conducting business with our office by phone or in person.

          We do not provide legal assistance to the general public and are not an investigative office. Information regarding criminal activity needs to be referred to an investigative law enforcement agency. Please contact your local police department to report a crime.


Declaración sobre Conocimiento Limitado del Idioma Inglés:

           La Fiscalía Federal del Distrito Oeste de Michigan, en cumplimiento con el Decreto Presidencial 13166, Mejorando el Acceso a Servicios para Personas con Conocimiento Limitado del Idioma Inglés, tiene servicios de traducción disponibles para el público, libre de costo, mientras conduce negocios con nuestra oficina por teléfono o en persona.

           Nuestra oficina no proporciona ayuda legal al público en general y no somos una agencia investigadora. Información sobre actividad criminal tiene que remitirse a una agencia de orden público investigativa. Para reportar un delito, por favor, comuníquese con el departamento de policía más cercano.


April 04, 2014

Former Grand Rapids Counselor and Foster Parent Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

March 26, 2014

Habitual Batterer Sentenced to Federal Prison

March 12, 2014

Mattawan Man Convicted of Multiple Counts of Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Other Related Charges

March 07, 2014

Sault Ste. Marie Casino Thieves Sentenced to Prison

February 20, 2014

Two Grand Haven Men Sentenced for Stealing Firearms from Gun Stores in Ottawa and Muskegon Counties

February 03, 2014

Grand Rapids Man who Sold Gun used in Mass Murder Sentenced to the Statutory Maximum Term of Ten Years

January 31, 2014

Kentwood Pharmacy Owner and Thirteen Additional Employees face Federal Charges

January 29, 2014

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Submitting False Claims to the Federal Government

January 28, 2014

Grand Rapids Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Seeking Out Child Pornography while on Supervised Release for a Prior Child Pornography Conviction

January 24, 2014

Advocates and Leaders for Police And Community Trust (ALPACT) Southwest Michigan Group Formed

January 14, 2014

Kentucky Man Admits Stealing three Motor Homes from Western Michigan RV Dealers

January 13, 2014

U.S. Attorney's Office Collects over $8.1 Million from Civil & Criminal Actions and Forfeitures in FY 2013

December 23, 2013

Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion

December 20, 2013

Grand Rapids Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison and Forfeits House for Child Pornography Conviction

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Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Community Outreach

Giving Back to the Community through a variety of venues & initatives.