In the wake of the Florida school shooting, many people have asked whether Chester County law enforcement is prepared for such an incident. On behalf of the DA's Office, Police Chiefs Assoc., and Dept. of Emergency Services, we are prepared.
DA Tom Hogan and the Coatesville Police Department announced murder charges arising from the death of a 5 month old infant. Defendant Zion Isaiah Shockley was charged with 1st degree murder and related offenses for causing his infant daughter's death.
In 2017, the biggest child abuse story in Chester County was the conviction of the three adults charged in the killing of three-year old Scotty McMillan. However, in addition to that high-profile case, the CAU handled a record number of other cases.