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    The chief prosecuting officer for the county who is responsible for initiating charges and prosecuting people, including juveniles, who have been accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses; enforcing laws which require responsible people to support their dependents; and investigating allegations of major fraud, organized criminal activity and corruption as well as unlawful conduct by public officials.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Chester County District Attorney's OfficeDistrict Attorney's Office is the chief law enforcement officer for the county.Chester*Main Site (Chester County District Attorney)Chester County District Attorney's Office
    County of Schuylkill - District Attorney's OfficeDistrict Attorney's Office is the chief law enforcement office for the county.SchuylkillCounty of Schuylkill - District Attorney's OfficeCounty of Schuylkill - District Attorney's Office
    Cumberland County District AttorneyProvision of prosecuting attorneys and investigation of certain criminal acts.CumberlandVictim Service Agencies of Cumberland CountyCumberland County District Attorney
    District AttorneyChief law enforcement officer of Tioga County.TiogaCourt of Common PleasTioga County Government
    District Attorney - Lackawanna CountyThe District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of crimes in Lackawanna County and also administering programs aimed at the prevention of crime.LackawannaDistrict Attorney - Lackawanna CountyLackawanna County Court System
    District Attorney, Row Officers - York CountyARD Program: The ARD Program (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition) is a pre-trial diversionary program administered by the District Attorney's Office. After the preliminary hearing is held or waived a defendant may file an application in the District Attorney's Office. Private Complaints: With the exception of private bad check complaints, the District Attorney's office must approve all Private Complaints involving either a misdemeanor or felony. A private complaint is one brought by a citizen either without police involvement or where the police declined to get involved. Private Summary citations (minor offenses such as harassment) which are not accepted by a Magisterial District Justice also require approval by the District Attorney. Victim/Witness Assistance: It is the responsibility of the Victim/Witness Unit to ensure that victims are provided the rights as defined under the Prosecutor's Responsibilities of the Crime Victims Bill of Rights (Act 111 of 1998). PA SAVIN: The Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification System (SAVIN) is available to anyone who wants to know when an inmate is released from a county or state prison. Registrations are anonymous and can be done on line or by phone. The web site to register is www.vinelink.com or toll free at 1-866-847-1298. If you have any questions or need assistance to register, please call our office at 717-771-9956.YorkYork County Row OfficersCounty Administration, York County Government
    District Attorney - Snyder County GovernmentResponsible for prosecuting criminal activity occurring within Snyder County. The District Attorney supervises investigations by law enforcement, provides guidance and advice to police, insures victims and witnesses are informed of their rights, organizes and implements educational programs throughout the county and is the final authority on what charges will be brought against any individual.SnyderSnyder County GovernmentSnyder County Government
    Lancaster County District AttorneyThe District Attorney's office acts as a prosecuting service for the State. Attorneys prosecute persons charged with crimes by police and offer legal counsel to police departments only, not to private persons. The District Attorney serves on the Prison Board and chairs the Victim/Witness Policy Board. There are 28 Assistant District Attorneys with special areas of concentration, such as sexual assault, white collar crime, child abuse and domestic violence. In cooperation with state and local police, the District Attorney's Office administers the Lancaster County Drug Enforcement Task Force. The Task Force accepts and investigates reports of drug sales or trafficking through the use of a 24-hour toll-free hotline. The District Attorney's Office formed the Child Abuse Cadre to train representatives from area police departments to become specialists in investigating child abuse cases. Accept reports of animal abuse in Lancaster County via an email tipline. Anyone who sees evidence of animal cruelty is asked to send details on the situation to animalabuse@co.lancaster.pa.us Website where crime victims or witnesses can report a crime with the assurance of complete anonymity. www.victimpower.org NOT open to the public. Contact: Craig W. Stedman LancasterLancaster County District Attorney's Office - ProsecutionCounty of Lancaster
    Lehigh County District AttorneyThe District Attorney is charged with seeking justice for all concerned when criminal charges have been filed and to effectively prosecute those individuals who commit both adult and juvenile crimes. He is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the County and works closely with all police departments within the County.LehighLehigh County District AttorneyLehigh County District Attorney
    Lycoming County District AttorneyRepresents victims of crimes in criminal cases by prosecuting criminal cases for the county. Analyzes and gathers evidence in criminal cases to determine whether there are grounds for prosecuting individuals.In cases that goes to trial, the District Attorney presents the case before the judge and controls the criminal proceedings.LycomingLycoming County District AttorneyLycoming County Government
    Mifflin County District AttorneyWe are committed to enforcing the law by investigating and aggressively prosecuting criminal activity throughout Mifflin county. We seek justice in our courts, recommend appropriate punishment for those who commit crimes, and provide competent assistance to victims of crime. In doing so, we ensure that justice is done in a fair, effective and efficient manner.MifflinMifflin County District AttorneyMifflin County District Attorney
    Northampton County District AttorneyTo prosecute all violations of Pennsylvania Criminal Law within the Northampton County's geographic boundaries.NorthamptonNorthampton County District AttorneyNorthampton County District Attorney
    Prosecuting AgencyAssignment of attorneys for the Commonwealth of PA; issuance of subpoenas; on-call service for court appearance for witnesses and victims.DauphinDauphin County District AttorneyDauphin County District Attorney
    Prosecuting ServicesReview of cases and prosecution of offenders; issuing of subpoenas.PerryPerry County District AttorneyPerry County District Attorney
    Victim Service Agencies of Cumberland CountyProvision of prosecuting attorneys and investigation of certain criminal acts.CumberlandCumberland County District AttorneyCumberland County District Attorney

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