About the Erie County DA's Office
District Attorney John J. Flynn is the chief law enforcement officer who represents the citizens of Erie County in criminal matters.
The District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the just prosecution of nearly every crime committed in Erie County, which includes the prosecution of misdemeanor cases in the city, town and village courts; the prosecution of felony cases in State Supreme Court and Erie County Court; and the prosecution of cases in several specialty courts. Our office is also responsible for all post-conviction litigation in state and federal appellate courts.
In addition to annually litigating approximately 35,000 criminal cases in over 60 different courts, the District Attorney's Office presents cases to the Grand Jury and serves as its legal… read more