District Attorney

Brent Cooper

Serving Giles, Lawrence, Maury and Wayne County | Tennessee
Gen. Cooper’s first experience with the prosecution side of law enforcement was as an intern with the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office. Later that same year, in October of 2000, he joined the 22nd District as an Assistant District Attorney. As an ADA, his primary responsibility was to prosecute felony drug crimes. However, his experience also included dozens of jury trials for other serious offenses including rape, robbery and first degree murder. Fourteen years later, on August 7th, Gen. Cooper was elected to serve as the District Attorney General for the 22nd Judicial District.

Gen. Cooper currently resides in Summertown, TN with his wife and two daughters. He also has a step daughter who is currently attending Nashville School of Law.

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Victim Services

Criminal Injuries Compensation

If you or someone you know is an innocent victim of a violent crime committed in the State of Tennessee, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund may be a financial resource for you.

TN Voices for Victims

Tennessee Voices For Victims (TVFV) works on behalf of victims of crime in Tennessee. We are a central agency that enables crime victims across the state to network with one another and journey toward healing.

Offender Lookup

VINE is the nation’s leading victim notification network. It allows survivors, victims of crime, and other concerned citizens to access timely and reliable information about offenders or criminal cases in U.S. jails and prisons.

TN Domestic Violence Hotline

The Statewide Domestic Violence Helpline is a referral and counseling helpline for victims of domestic violence. Counselors are available 24/7 to offer referrals and supportive listening, and help with safety planning.