District Attorney

NOTICE


Chester County is currently in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s “green phase” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the restrictions being upheld during the green phase, Chester County Government and Courts are operating on limited services with some of our staff continuing to provide services and programs while working from home. If you are not able to complete your business online or find answers to your questions, please  call us at 610-344-6801.

Please note that jury trials are expected to resume on August 3, 2020.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. Please continue to follow all CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines to help control the spread of COVID-19 during the green phase. A reminder of the guidelines to be followed during the green phase are found at restorechestercounty.org.
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The core functions of the District Attorney’s Office are to investigate, prosecute, and prevent crimes.

Chester County is a large and complex county. With approximately 500,000 residents, our county includes Fortune 500 companies, beautiful preserved open spaces, working farms, historical structures, and vibrant downtown areas. The Chester County District Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer for the county. Within the county, we have over 50 law enforcement agencies working together, including municipal police departments, the Pennsylvania State Police, federal agencies, and the Chester County Detectives.

In partnership with our outstanding Chester County police departments, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office uses the most advanced law enforcement investigative techniques, technology, and trial skills to protect and serve the residents of Chester County. It is our duty to uphold and defend the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Constitution of the United States of America. Working together, we will keep Chester County a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.