Monroe County PA District Attorney Office

Find Monroe County, Pennsylvania district attorney offices, including DA, county, prosecuting, state, and commonwealth attorneys. District attorneys provide information on criminal court cases, public safety, legal cases, and law documents.

Monroe County District Attorney 610 Monroe Street Stroudsburg PA 18360 570-517-3052

About Monroe County District Attorney

The Monroe County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Monroe County, PA. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Monroe County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Monroe County take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the Monroe County DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Monroe County public criminal records
  • Monroe County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in Monroe County, PA
  • Grand jury proceedings
Monroe County Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Monroe County criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Monroe County Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The Monroe County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. The evidence provided by the Monroe County Police Department, Monroe County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Monroe County DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

Monroe County Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Monroe County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Monroe County DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Monroe County, the District Attorney, along with the Monroe County Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking Pennsylvania law, the Office of the Monroe County DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level PA Court.