| Francis T. Chardo
Dauphin County Courthouse - 2nd Floor
101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 780-6767
The Dauphin County District Attorney is elected to a four-year term as the chief law enforcement officer in the county. The District Attorney oversees an office of 30 prosecutors, 12 detectives, and over 20 support personnel, which handles about 6,500 cases each year in the County Court of Common Pleas and the appellate courts.
This office works closely with federal, state, and local police agencies in the County in the investigation, prosecution, and prevention of crime. The District Attorney coordinates with the Victim/Witness Assistance Program to ensure that victims of crime have a strong voice in court.