Bradley County TN District Attorney Office

Find Bradley County, Tennessee 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.

Bradley County District Attorney 93 North Ocoee Street Cleveland TN 37311 423-472-2179

About Bradley County District Attorney

The Bradley County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Bradley County, TN. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Bradley County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Bradley 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 Bradley County DA's Office.

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Bradley County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Bradley County, the District Attorney, along with the Bradley 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 Tennessee law, the Office of the Bradley 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 TN Court.