District Attorney

As one of 62 District Attorneys in New York State, Patrick Swanson has taken an oath to uphold the Constitutions of the United States and New York State. As District Attorney to Chautauqua County it is Mr. Swanson's obligation to seek justice for all residents. It is his duty to use any reasonable, legal avenue to investigate charge, indict, and convict those who break the law.

Law Enforcement

As Chautauqua County's District Attorney, Patrick Swanson is the top law enforcement agent in the County. As such, he prides himself on his close working relationship with all police agencies throughout Chautauqua County.

Education of Residents

 District Attorney Swanson is committed to continuing to inform and educate all 135,000 residents of Chautauqua County about the role his office plays in the criminal justice system.