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Berks County District Attorney's Office

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John T. Adams, District Attorney

Office Overview: The District Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in the county. The District Attorney is elected by the public every 4 years, and is considered a row officer.

The Berks County District Attorney's Office is comprised of 31 attorneys, 33 detectives, 2 analysts, and 24 support personnel. This office works closely with over 40 local police departments, state and federal law enforcement to ensure the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are upheld and that our citizens are protected. Our goal is to keep Berks County safe and secure by effectively working with the entire law enforcement community.
I am honored each and every day to represent the citizens of this county.

GREAT NEWS ... Forensic Services Crime Lab Awarded International Accreditation.



06/08/2020 - Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg files for Bankruptcy


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Berks County District Attorney's Office
633 Court Street
5th Floor Services Center
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: 610-478-6000
FAX: 610-478-6002
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
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