The Salem Commonwealth's Attorney's Office prosecutes all criminal and traffic offenses, felony and misdemeanor, that occur in the City of Salem.
Victims and witnesses wishing to speak with the attorney handling their particular case are encouraged to call the Commonwealth's Attorney's office to schedule an appointment.
The office offers a wide range of services to victims and witnesses through its Victim Witness Program. For a detailed listing of services, please see the Victim/Witness Program on this site.
The office works closely with the Salem Police Department, the Virginia State Police and other law enforcement agencies through each stage of the criminal justice process.
Citizens having general questions about the criminal or traffic court system are invited to call the office to speak with an attorney.
Office staff personnel are available to speak to community and citizen groups, neighborhood watch programs as well as other interested groups on matters dealing with the criminal justice system.