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City of Philadelphia

About Us

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office provides a voice for victims of crime and protects the community through zealous, ethical and effective investigations and prosecutions. The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is the largest prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania, and one of the largest in the nation. It serves the more than 1.5 million citizens of the City and County of Philadelphia, employing 600 lawyers, detectives and support staff. It is organized into six divisions: Executive/Administration, Trials, Investigations, Juvenile, Law, and GTCE. The District Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecution of over 50,000 criminal cases yearly. The main office of the Philadelphia District Attorney is located in Center City Philadelphia at The Widener Building, Three South Penn Square. The Child Support Unit is at 1501 Arch Street in the Family Court Building, and the Private Criminal Complaint Unit is located at 1425 Arch Street, 4th floor.

How to Contact Us

Contact information regarding Main office, Trial Division, District Attorney satellite offices, Private Criminal Complaint and Child Support Enforcement.

About the District Attorney

Lawrence S. Krasner was sworn in on January 2, 2018, as the City of Philadelphia’s 26th District Attorney.

Frequently Asked Questions

General frequently asked questions.


The District Attorney's Office is broken up into divisions: Trial, Investigations, Executive, Juvenile, Law and Narcotics.

Contact Us

Main Office
Three South Penn Square
Corner of Juniper and South Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3499

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