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High Performance Prosecution Mentoring Sites
APA and the U.S. DOJ's Bureau of Justice Assistance are seeking applications for High Performance Prosecution Mentoring Sites. Selected jurisdictions will serve as mentoring sites to other offices across the nation interested in embracing data-driven problem-solving strategies or innovative prosecutorial practices. APA, in consultation with the U.S. DOJ's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Center for Court Innovation, will be selecting up to ten HPP mentor sites.

Apply for HPP Mentor Site
For a full description of mentoring site benefits and responsibilities click HERE

To download a hard copy of the application to be used in preparation of applying please click HERE

Los Angeles and New York Prosecutors Join Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Board of Directors
August 28, 2014 (WASHINGTON, DC) – Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. have joined the Board of Directors for the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA). Click here to read the full press release.

 Current News

Brooklyn New York District Attorney Moves To Thwart Domestic Violence
With research suggesting that domestic violence-related homicides are predictable, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office has begun to study whether they are preventable. In a pilot program focused on the neighborhood of East New York, prosecutors who handle domestic violence cases will change how they process them in an effort to assess whether a defendant charged with a domestic violence crime may be a potential murderer. www.nytimes.com
Attorney General Holder Announces Resignation
Washington (CNN) -- Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that he will resign after six years at the helm of the Justice Department. Holder has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor. www.cnn.com
9th Annual Prosecution Summit Kicks Off in Dallas
The 9th Annual National Prosecution Summit kicked off in downtown Dallas Monday. The summit has gathered nearly 200 prosecutors from 10 different countries to help them find more effective and efficient ways to do their jobs. Each year they hold the summit in a different major U.S. city. This is the first time the summit has ever been held in Dallas. www.nbcdfw.com
 Technical Assistance

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys provides 24/7 technical assistance and professional case consultation to prosecutors. Please submit requests to the following email and you will be contacted within 24 hours: info@apainc.org

 About APA

APA was incorporated to act as a global forum for the exchange of ideas, allow prosecutors to collaborate with all criminal justice partners, conduct timely and effective technical assistance and provide access to technology for the enhancement of the prosecutorial function.

In addition, APA will serve as a model organization and an advocate for prosecutors on emerging issues related to the administration of justice.

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