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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Broome County District Attorney’s Office is to make Broome County a safer place to live by aggressively, effectively, and fairly prosecuting criminal activity, guided by principled professionalism, using compassion when called for, punishment as necessary, and justice always.                   


About the District Attorney

Elected in 2015, Stephen (Steve) K. Cornwell Jr., became the 25th District Attorney of Broome County. Cornwell began his legal career in 2005 when he opened a solo law practice concentrating on both criminal and civil litigation. Cornwell previously served the office as an Assistant District Attorney from 2007-2009. He returned to private practice from 2009-2015 where he operated his own private practice. 
 
Steve Cornwell is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Law (2004) and School of Management (2001). Cornwell also attended SUNY Broome (1997-1999).
 

Answering a Traffic Ticket

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