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 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 are 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 Union County. The District Attorney has authority over all criminal investigations and prosecutions in the county.