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Monday, December 10, 2018 was Homicide Victim Memorial Day.  Prosecutor Heck held the 28th Annual Homicide Victim Memorial Service in Dayton to acknowledge the 51 lives lost to violence in Montgomery County over the past year. 


On October 2, 2018, Prosecutor Heck spoke at a press conference with the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce about the terrible problems with Issue 1, which will be on the ballot this November. 
Video of Event

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  If you, or someone you know, is the victim of domestic violence, call our Victim/Witness Division Hotline at 937-225-5623.

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July 25, 2018 - Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. and Mary Montgomery, Chief of the Civil Division of the office, announced the filing of two lawsuits against opioid manfacturers and distributors.  Click HERE for the press release. 

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month.  Prosecutor Heck kicked off the annual event with an award ceremony at Montgomery County's Child Advocacy Center, CARE House, on April 3, 2018.  


On September 1, 2017, Prosecutor Heck was honored to address the Dayton Police Department's 106th Academy Class graduates.  
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On April 12, 2017, Children Services hosted a Walk for Child Abuse/Neglect Awareness.  Prosecutor Heck was a featured speaker. 


Since 1983, the month of April has been designated as National Child Abuse Awareness Month.  On April 5, 2017, during a press event at CARE House to acknowledge it, Prosecutor Heck gave special recognition to Linda Kerley, an employee of Quality Inn in Butler Township, for her quick action by calling police when she saw an 8-year-old girl being sexually assaulted on the property.  

Kerley IMG

On January 3, 2017, prosecutor Heck was sworn in, by Dayton Municipal Court Judge Daniel Gehres, for his seventh full term of office.  

Pictured above:  Prosecutor Heck's son, Mathew; Prosecutor Heck's wife, Vandalia Municipal Court Judge Cynthia Heck; Prosecutor Heck; Dayton Municipal Court Judge Daniel Gehres.