Meet District Attorney Marc Bennett
Before his election to the position of District Attorney, Marc Bennett was a Deputy District Attorney and served in the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office for 15 years where he supervised the prosecution of sex crimes, human trafficking, domestic violence and elder abuse. Mr. Bennett completed his undergraduate degree in History from Kansas State University and his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University.
Mr. Bennett is a member of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition, a member of the board of directors of the Exploited and Missing Child Unit (EMCU); the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center (WASAC); the National District Attorneys Association and past president of the Kansas County and District Attorneys Association. He was named Kansas Prosecutor of the Year by the organization (KCDAA) in 2018. He is a past board member of the Sedgwick County Child Advocacy Center. He is an appointee to the Kansas Prosecutor’s Grievance and Ethics Committee.
Mr. Bennett has made presentations to the Kansas Legislature; the National Advocacy Center in South Carolina; the FBI Annual C.O.D.I.S. symposium in Washington, D. C.; the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center; the Mid-States Homicide Investigator’s Association regarding Sexual Homicide; Crimes Against Children Conference in Dallas, Texas; the Attorney General’s Crimes Against Children Conference, Cheyenne, Wyoming; and the US Attorney’s Crimes Against Children Conference, Wichita, Kansas.