DA Flynn tours new location of P.A.T.H., People Against Trafficking Humans.

DA Flynn joins West Seneca Police in donating fleece jackets seized during DV arrest to Haven House.

DA Flynn joins Erie County officials in warning the public of a deadly form of heroin on the streets.

DA Flynn greets students at the Nativity Miguel School in Buffalo.

DA Flynn joins BCC Chief Judge Amodeo and other dignitaries in announcing country's first Opiate Intervention Court.

DA Flynn gives away a bike to a young Buffalo boy at the Slow Roll Buffalo event.

DA Flynn joins local leaders hailing the arrival of ride-hailing as an important tool to help curb DWIs.

DA Flynn meets Buffalo students in East High School's Summer Internship Program that includes a legal and law enforcement pathway.

DA Flynn donates a second bike and helmet to a young girl at the Slow Roll Buffalo bike ride.

DA Flynn joins the Buffalo Police Department for a community event outside the Fredrick Douglass Community Room.

DA Flynn listening to residents' concerns during National Night Out 2017.

DA Flynn joined by the Deputy Inspector General after two top UB administrators admit to stealing $330,000 from the university.

Old County Hall once again lit in purple to "Shine the Light" during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

DA Flynn and his law enforcement partners take a stand against domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

DA Flynn presents a $5,000 check from his asset forfeiture fund to Col. John Higgins of the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY.

DA Flynn goes back to his hometown to present a $5,000 check from his Asset Forfeiture fund to the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora.

DA Flynn presents the King Urban Life Center in Buffalo a $5,000 check from the Asset Forfeiture fund.

DA Flynn joins the Buffalo Urban League at its Gospel Lunch as it celebrates its 90th anniversary.

DA Flynn joins the festivities at Buffalo Common Councilman Joel Feroleto's Christmas Tree Lighting on Hertel Avenue.

DA Flynn joins local dignitaries and the Captain of the new USS Little Rock at the welcome ceremonies for the ship.

DA Flynn at Crime Stoppers Opioid Press Conference

DA Flynn & Crime Stoppers were joined public officials and law enforcement agencies to announce a new initiative, offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of opioid dealers.

Black Balloon Day 2018

DA Flynn speaks at Black Balloon Day event hosted by the Erie County Department of Health Opiate Epidemic Task Force to remember those who lost their lives to opioid addiction.

Erie County DA's Office observes National Crime Victims' Week
What's Happening in Erie County District Attorney's Office

Meet the District Attorney

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn welcomes you to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.

DA Flynn is our chief law enforcement official representing the citizens of Erie County.

The District Attorney's Office, regardless of the police agency conducting the investigation, is responsible for the just prosecution of nearly every crime committed in Erie County. This 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 misdemeanor and felony cases in several specialty courts. This office is also responsible for all post-conviction litigation in the state and federal appellate courts.

In addition to annually litigating approximately 35,000 criminal cases in over 60 different courts, the District Attorney presents cases to the Erie County Grand Jury and serves as its legal advisor. This office also provides legal advice and investigation support to all federal, state and county agencies charged with investigating criminal activity in Erie County.

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