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Daisey the DA Dog
Meet the newest full-time member of the District Attorney's Office! Daisey was specially trained by the experts at Canine Partners for Life to support victims and witnesses through the criminal justice system, and some of our staff have been trained along side her to help her keep her skills sharp. 

Office Overview

The District Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in the county. The DA is elected by the public every 4 years, and is considered a row officer.

The Bucks County District Attorney's Office comprises 38 attorneys, 21 county detectives and 34 support personnel. The DA's Office works closely with local, state and federal law enforcement to ensure the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are upheld and that our citizens are protected. The office is dedicated to seeking justice by helping victims of crimes, prosecuting those engaged in criminal activity and protecting law abiding citizens of Bucks County.

The District Attorney has authority over all criminal investigations and prosecutions in the county. The office handles approximately 11,000 criminal cases a year, including 7,500 adult offenders in the Court of Common Pleas and 2,500 juvenile offenders in Juvenile Court. The District Attorney's Office employs detectives and attorneys specialized in the investigation and prosecution of all types of criminal conduct, including homicide, narcotics, sex crimes, child abuse, computer crimes, domestic violence and crimes against older adults.

The Bucks County District Attorney's Office utilizes every available resource to effectively investigate and prosecute all criminal activity in the county.