We have 28 attorneys who litigate criminal matters, including felony and misdemeanor cases, along with appeals of criminal and summary convictions.
Fourteen veteran investigators make up the detectives unit, which assist police across the county in major-crime investigations, and conduct independent investigations of various crimes, including police misconduct cases.
Drug Task Force
A group of seasoned detectives focused on drug-trafficking in Lancaster County. Operations include undercover details and work with informants.
Computer Forensic Unit
A staff of trained investigators that conduct online investigations, along with analysis of technological evidence in cases of all sorts.
Trained professionals who serve as liasions to victims and witnesses in crimes of all sorts.
James Fleetro Thomas, 49, Burglary March 16, 2018
William Lawrence, 36, Sexual Assault March 15, 2018
Patrick McEvoy, 26, Drug Delivery-Death March 14, 2018
Jessica Harper, 30, 3rd-Degree Murder March 12, 2018
Jeremy H. Barney, 41, Rape March 12, 2018
Waldo Shepard, 46, Drug-Dealing March 9, 2018
Joshua R. Tyner, 31, Robbery March 8, 2018
Shawn P. Ambrose, 34, Theft March 6, 2018
The Lancaster County Office of the District Attorney is dedicated to achieving justice and protecting the safety of our community. We thoroughly investigate, and prosecute aggressively, but fairly, criminal activity in Lancaster County. We zealously work to bring justice and preserve the rights of crime victims.
Our goal is to keep Lancaster County safe by working in acquiesce with the many law-enforcement departments within the county. In court, we seek appropriate punishment for those who perpetrate crimes, keeping the victims and safety of the public at the forefront of our efforts.