What happens when a young person commits a serious adult crime? The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia prosecutes most major criminal offenses committed by adults in the city. It also pursues cases against a small but significant number of young people accused of murder, rape and armed robbery. Join Kojo as we meet the District’s top prosecutor.


  • Jeffrey A. Taylor United States Attorney for the District of Columbia
  • Patricia Riley Special Counsel, United States Attorney's Office, District of Columbia

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