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Middle District of North Carolina

Middle District of North Carolina

About the United States Attorney’s Office

The United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina is the chief federal law enforcement officer appointed to serve the twenty-four counties in the Middle District.   The United States attorney is appointed by, and serves at the discretion of, the President of the United States and is confirmed by the United States Senate. 

The office of United States Attorney was established by Congress through the Judiciary Act of 1789.  Each United States attorney works under the direction of the Attorney General of the United States. 

The United States Attorney’s Office is responsible for enforcing federal law.  Its lawyers prosecute all federal crimes in the Middle District, represent the interests of the United States in all civil cases involving the United States, and collect debts owed to the United States government. 

The office is committed to seeking justice, and justice alone.

 

Mission of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina

We seek always to do the right thing, the right way, for the right reason.

 

Priorities of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina

While pursuing national security and combatting acts of terrorism is job one, the United States Attorney’s Office is executing upon plans to meet the following objectives:

  1. Reduce violent crime.
  2. Attack exploitation.
  3. Impact the opioid crisis.
  4. Enhance law enforcement relationships.

Address fraud on the federal government and others.