DISTRICT

About the District & Office of the District Attorney

Allegheny County is estimated to have a population of around 1.3 million people, making it the second-largest county in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia County. Generally, the duties of a District Attorney are to manage the prosecutor's office, investigate alleged crimes in cooperation with law enforcement, and file criminal charges. In Allegheny County, the District Attorney works with local police departments and also private citizens. The office has over 200 employees and is located on Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh with satellite offices throughout the county.

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