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About us
We are an independent agency of about 800 staff, working throughout NSW to service the main court centres. Our 10 offices have a mix of Crown Prosecutors, Solicitor Advocates, Solicitors and support staff.
About us

Our role

The NSW Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) prosecutes serious crimes under NSW law on behalf of the community.

Our vision

Our vision is to be a dynamic prosecution service recognised for its excellence and leadership. We act with integrity, by behaving ethically and professionally.

Our organisation

We have about 800 staff including, Solicitors, Crown Prosecutors, support staff, Witness Assistance Officers and corporate service employees.

Leadership team

The Director of Public Prosecutions is the head of NSW's independent prosecution service. The other senior office holders are also appointed by the NSW Attorney General.

Our achievements

Find out more about our achievements over the last year.

Crimes we prosecute

Read here to find out about the laws relating to of the types of crimes frequently prosecuted by the ODPP. 

Private briefing panel

Find out more about the ODPP’s private briefing panel.


The ODPP offers career opportunities in a range of rewarding and challenging roles.

First Nations People and the ODPP

The ODPP is committed to improving the experiences of First Nations people in the criminal justice system.

Contact us

There are a number of ways you can get in touch with us. Consider the following options and select the one that best suits your purpose.