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The Prosecutor informs about the work conducted by the OPP and the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Crown Prosecutors

Crown Prosecutors are experienced criminal barristers who are appointed to work exclusively for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Prosecuting serious crime

We prosecute serious crime in the County and Supreme Courts on behalf of all Victorians.

Strong prosecutions outcomes

Guilty outcomes were obtained in 88.5 per cent of serious crimes prosecuted in Victoria in 2013/14.

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Witnesses and victims

Get help from the Witness Assistance Service

Support for victims

Victims and witnesses are central to the criminal justice system and play an important part in the prosecution process. Find out about the court process and where to go for information and support.

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Leading the prosecutions service

John Champion S.C.

John Champion is Victoria's Director of Public Prosecutions. He was appointed in November 2011 following more than 33 years as a barrister covering all aspects of criminal law.

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Vaille Anscombe

Vaille Anscombe has extensive experience in criminal prosecutions, having worked in various sections of the Office of Public Prosecutions for more than 20 years.

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Gavin Silbert QC

Gavin Silbert is Victoria's Chief Crown Prosecutor. He was appointed CCP in 2008 after 20 years as a barrister at the Victorian Bar.

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