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Public Prosecution Areas

The operative prosecution activities are conducted in seven geographical prosecution areas and one national prosecution department. The prosecution areas consist of the country's 32 public offices, which have a geographical field of operation roughly corresponding to the size of a county. Stockholm and Malmö has several local public prosecution offices.

North Public Prosecution Area 
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the North Public Prosecution Area: Local public prosecution office in Umeå, Local public prosecution office in Luleå, Local public prosecution office in Östersund, Local public prosecution office in Sundsvall. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

Central Public Prosecution Area
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the Central Prosecution Area: Local public prosecution office in Uppsala, Local public prosecution office in Västerås, Local public prosecution office in Gävle. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

Bergslagen Public Prosecution Area
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the Bergslagen Public Prosecution Area: Local public prosecution office in Örebro, Local public prosecution office in Falun, Local public prosecution office in Karlstad. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

Stockholm Public Prosecution Area 
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the Stockholm Public Prosecution Area: Norrort's local public prosecution office, Västerort's local public prosecution office, Söderort's local public prosecution office, Södertörn's local public prosecution office, Local public prosecution office City. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

East Public Prosecution Area
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the East Public Prosecution Area: Local public prosecution office in Linköping, Local public prosecution office in Norrköping, Local public prosecution office in Jönköping, Local public prosecution office in Eskilstuna, Local public prosecution office in Nyköping. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

West Public Prosecution Area
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the West Public Prosecution Area: Göteborg local public prosecution office, Local public prosecution office in Skövde, Local public prosecution office in Borås, Local public prosecution office in Uddevalla, Local public prosecution office in Halmstad, International public prosecution office Göteborg. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.

South Public Prosecution Area
The following local public prosecution offices are included in the South Public Prosecution Area: Local public prosecution office in Malmö, Local public prosecution office of Southern Skåne, Local public prosecution office in Helsingborg, Local public prosecution office in Kristianstad, Local public prosecution office in Karlskrona, Local public prosecution office in Kalmar, Local public prosecution office in Växjö, International public prosecution office Malmö. The office of the prosecution area has a coordinating function within the area and does not handle prosecution matters of an operational character. Questions regarding individual cases are referred to the Senior registry clerk of the public prosecution office that administers the case.