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 attended Kansas State University and Washburn University School of Law.

Mr. Bennett is a member of several boards of directors including the Exploited and Missing Child Unit (EMCU); the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition; the Sedgwick County Child Advocacy Center; and the National District Attorneys Association.  He was the chair of the Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission (2019-2021). And is a former board member of the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center (WASAC). He is a former president of the Kansas County and District Attorneys Association and was named Kansas Prosecutor of the Year by that organization in 2018.  He is an appointee to the Kansas Prosecutor’s Grievance and Ethics Committee.  He was named Criminal Justice Professional of the Year in 2022 by the Wichita Metro Crime Commission.

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 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.