District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni took office as Hampden District Attorney in January 2015. He is a life-long Springfield resident who grew up in a close-knit family committed to public service. He has followed the example set for him by his family throughout his professional career as an Assistant District Attorney and through his work at the City of Springfield Law Department and the Salvation Army. District Attorney Gulluni has taken quick strides in achieving his vision of promoting public safety through the swift and aggressive prosecution of violent offenders as well as investing significantly in crime prevention through community outreach. The Hampden District Attorney’s Office has initiated many programs to engage youth, prevent crime, and help people overcome addiction and avoid substance abuse.