Commonwealth's Attorney

Responsibilities

The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting all felony and certain misdemeanor offenses which occur within the jurisdiction of Chesterfield County. 

Other Duties

  • Providing additional services to inform citizens about our criminal justice system
  • Working closely with police officers and magistrates to provide 24-hour-a-day legal advice
  • Teaching at the Police Academy and conduct mock trials to educate state and local law enforcement personnel
  • Contributing each year to the county's legislative package in the areas of criminal law and procedure
  • Answering questions from citizens regarding criminal law