Facts and organisational chart
The Swedish Prosecution Authority employs over 1,150 prosecutor
The Swedish Prosecution Authority employs almost 1,800 people, just over 1,150 of whom are prosecutors (as of June 2022). Other employees work as administrative officers on behalf of the prosecutors or perform various support functions at the authority’s head office.
Prosecutors work all over Sweden
The Swedish Prosecution Authority’s operations are divided into four public prosecution areas plus the National Public Prosecution Department. There are 31 local public prosecution offices based in 27 towns and cities all over Sweden. Each local public prosecution office is responsible for a geographical area roughly equivalent to a county.
The authority also includes four national prosecution offices, one separate prosecution office, the Prosecution Development Centre and the Head Office.
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