Grand Jury Unit

Supervising Attorney: First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill
Section Commander: Chief Bruce DeShields

The function of the Grand Jury Unit of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is to review all indictable complaints which originate in Atlantic County, conduct an additional investigation to gather evidence, make legal decisions regarding cases and, where appropriate, prepare and present those cases to a Grand Jury.

The Grand Jury Unit has the authority to dismiss complaints where appropriate or to refer complaints to municipal court for prosecution.