HON. CHRISTOPHER COHRON

Commonwealth's Attorney

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WELCOME

It  is  our  pleasure  to  serve  the citizens of the Bowling Green  / Warren County  Area.
 

BIOGRAPHY

Hon. Christopher T. Cohron is the Commonwealth's Attorney for the Eighth Judicial Circuit.  He was elected to the position in May 2004, after previously  serving as First Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. The primary responsibility of the office is to see that justice is accomplished through the aggressive, competent,  and  ethical prosecution of criminal cases.

 

Hon. Cohron is past President of the Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorney's Association and currently Legislative Director of the Commonwealth's Attorneys Association. Chris has represented the Commonwealth's Attorney's Association during the 2004 Blue Ribbon Commission on Sentencing reform. He was the keynote speaker to the first convention of the Kentucky Narcotics Officers’ Association. Chris represents the Commonwealth's Attorneys Association on the Kentucky Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Council. He was representative on the Kentucky DNA Policy Project which led to legislation for all felon DNA sampling. Chris also served on the Kentucky Criminal Justice Council and headed the Penal Code Revision Committee. He is currently serving on the Prosecutor's advisory Council.

Hon. Cohron was honored in 2007 as the Outstanding Commonwealth's Attorney for Kentucky by the Office of the Attorney General. In 2008, Chris was honored as Kentucky Outstanding Prosecutor by Elder Abuse Awareness Council. In 2009, he was given the Meritorious Service Award by the Prosecutor's Advisory Council. In 2010, Chris was given the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Commonwealth's Attorney in Kentucky, the Carroll M. Redford Award as Kentucky's Outstanding Prosecutor by the Kentucky Commonwealth's Attorney's Association.

 

ABOUT OUR OFFICE

The Commonwealth's Attorneys Office of Warren County functions as an advocate for the citizens of this community. The primary responsibility of the office is to see that justice is served through aggressive, competent and ethical prosecution of criminal cases. Our office works closely with local law enforcement in order to protect the rights and ensure the safety of the of Warren County. Our goal is to protect victims and to seek just sanctions for those who choose to violate our laws.

ANGELA YATES
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
asyates@prosecutors.ky.gov
CELIA HAYNES
VICTIM'S ADVOCATE
crhaynes@prosecutors.ky.gov

SUPPORT STAFF

BONNIE WILLIAMS
 GRAND JURY CLERK
bswilliams@prosecutors.ky.gov
DEBRA BURTON
RECEPTIONIST
dburton@prosecutors.ky.gov
AUTUMN SCRUGGS
SECRETARY
ascruggs@prosecutors.ky.gov
 
 

HON. CHRISTOPHER T. COHRON PICTURED WITH

ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEYS AND DETECTIVES

OUR ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEYS AND DETECTIVES

ALISHA RUSSELL
New Attorney- August 1, 2020
KORI BECK BUMGARNER
kbeck@prosecutors.ky.gov
JOHN WILLIAMS
DETECTIVE
jswilliams@prosecutors.ky.gov
GORDON TURNER
DETECTIVE
gturner@prosecutors.ky.gov

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney

Warren County Justice Center, 2nd Floor

1001 Center Street, Suite 205

Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

Tel:  270-746-7485 Fax: 270-746-7812

For any general inquiries, please fill in the following contact form:

 

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