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Special Prosecutions

​​​Prosecutors fighting the war ​against corruption, drugs, and violent crime​

The Special Prosecutio​ns Division prosecutes criminal cases purs​uant to KRS 15.190 to 15.240 and KRS 15.715. Special prosecutors are responsible for assisting local prosecutors in complex or sensitive cases, as well as handle cases in which the local prosecutor disqualifies himself and to prosecute thefts from the Commonwealth by employees or elected officials.

To report election fraud please call the Attorney General's hotline at 1-800-328-VOTE. Calls are received throughout the year. Hours of operation on election day are from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST).