Colorado's 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office

Serving the Citizens of Adams and Broomfield Counties

District Attorney Brian S. Mason

A Message from the District Attorney

Welcome to the District Attorney’s Office for Colorado’s 17th Judicial District.  It is an honor to serve this community as your District Attorney. 

The District Attorney’s Office is focused on two primary goals: keeping the community safe and making our criminal justice system better. We do this by pursuing justice with integrity in every case and by holding ourselves to the highest standards of ethics and excellence. 

There are many challenges facing the criminal justice system and our community right now. Here at the District Attorney’s Office, we are committed to the following overarching goals: 

  •       Fighting for the vulnerable
  •       Seeking justice for victims     
  •       Prosecuting offenders who commit violent crimes, domestic violence, human trafficking, drug trafficking, and other serious crimes that harm our community 
  •       Acknowledging issues of racism, both implicit and explicit, within our system  
  •       Focusing on education, outreach, and crime prevention, not just prosecution
  •       Exploring alternatives to incarceration and keeping people out of the criminal justice system when diversion programs and other alternatives will keep the community safe     
  •       Addressing the mental health crisis in the criminal justice system and our profession.  

The professional staff of the District Attorney’s Office works tirelessly, day and night, to serve this community with integrity and professionalism. In short, we are committed to doing the right thing – at all times – in every case. That is our pledge. And we will do so with an abiding commitment to justice, integrity, fairness, empathy, transparency, courage, and the rule of law.  

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Sexual and Domestic Violence

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Our Mission and Commitment to You:

The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is committed to seeking and pursuing justice on behalf of victims of crime through the fair and ethical prosecution of those who commit offenses in our community. With a focus on education, treatment, and a reduction in recidivism, the District Attorney’s Office will also work vigorously to reform the criminal justice system to better serve the citizens of Adams and Broomfield Counties. 

Latest News and Press Releases

17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files Second-Degree Murder Charge Against Kyli Ferguson and Joshua Miles
Posted Jan 7, 2022
Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Joshua Miles, 29, and Kyli Ferguson, 28, for their alleged actions related to the death of
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17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Joseph Majewski
Posted Jan 6, 2022
Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Joseph Majewski, 31, for the fatal stabbing of a female victim and the stabbing of a male
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Defendant Who Shot and Killed Two People Outside of a Westminster Bar Convicted of First-Degree Murder
Posted Dec 23, 2021
Brighton, CO —Today, District Attorney Brian Mason is announcing the First-Degree Murder conviction of Steven Muniz, 40. An Adams County Jury returned multiple guilty verdicts on Thursday, December 23
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17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Files Charges Against Defendants related to November 29th Shooting and Traffic Incident in Commerce City
Posted Dec 16, 2021
Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of charges against Oscar Gurrola, 27, and Estevan Valverde, 28, for their alleged roles in a traffic incident
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