Prosecution Resources Unit - Intake Section, Mediation,   Check Resolution Programs

Robert Tobias, Director - (614)645-8940 or rstobias@columbus.gov

375 South High St., 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
614-645-7483

The Intake Section serves the citizens of the community by handling criminal misdemeanor complaints. Intake officers process the complaints and then make appropriate referrals. If you wish to file a complaint, you must appear in person at the Intake Section – 375 South High Street, 7th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215.


The Intake Section is open during the following hours:

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

The following types of criminal complaints are not handled by our office:


  • Complaints against individuals under the age of 18 at the time the incident occurred. Please go to the Juvenile Court Intake Section – 399 South Front Street Columbus, OH 43215. They are open Monday – Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm.

  • Felony complaints – please contact the law enforcement agency that handles the location where the crime occurred. All felony matters are investigated by the police and prosecuted by the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Complaints involving crimes that occurred outside of Franklin County unless the incident was within the Columbus city limits. Please contact the law enforcement agency that handles the location where the crime occurred.

  • Complaints involving crimes that occurred in the following jurisdictions: Bexley, Brice, Gahanna, Grove City, Groveport, Hilliard, New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, and Whitehall. If the crime occurred in one of these municipalities, please contact the law enforcement agency or city solicitor for that municipality.

We offer a copy of our complaint form for download here.

To contact the Intake Section, please call 645-6624 or 645-7483.