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Race and Prosecutorial Diversion: Report

July 30, 2021 This week, researchers from Prosecutorial Performance Indicators, a project of Florida International University and Loyola University Chicago, released a new report illustrating that Black people charged with felonies are less likely to have their cases referred to a diversion program, or programs that open the door for a person to address

2021-07-30T12:38:07-04:00July 30th, 2021|Announcements, Featured, News, Racial Equity, Resources, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on Race and Prosecutorial Diversion: Report

Job Posting: Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs

Grants Management Specialist (Criminal Justice Grants Policy) Summary The incumbent will serve as a Policy Advisor serving as an expert and authority in the following criminal justice areas: multi-disciplinary approaches to address violent crime investigations and prosecutions including engagement with communities and victims, with a focus on hate crimes, civil rights related cold

2021-07-21T10:18:02-04:00July 21st, 2021|Announcements, Featured, Job Postings|Comments Off on Job Posting: Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs

APA Releases Position Statement for Pretrial Release in DV Cases

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys has published a position statement on pretrial release in domestic violence cases. To read the seven recommendations, click the link below. Download the PDF

2021-07-09T10:04:08-04:00July 8th, 2021|Announcements, Domestic Violence, Featured, News, Resources|Comments Off on APA Releases Position Statement for Pretrial Release in DV Cases

NPPJ and Arnold Ventures Are Accepting Proposals for Prosecution Research!

Arnold Ventures and the National Partnership for Pretrial Justice are accepting proposals for research on the role of prosecution and prosecutorial decisions at various points along the criminal justice process. We will consider proposals that: Assess prosecutorial policies or practices that aim to change outcomes around one or more of the five prosecutorial decision-making points;

2021-06-16T16:38:28-04:00June 16th, 2021|Featured, News|Comments Off on NPPJ and Arnold Ventures Are Accepting Proposals for Prosecution Research!

Job Posting: CNMI Office of Attorney General

Job Posting: Chief Prosecutor JOB TITLE: Chief Prosecutor The Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is currently seeking applicants for the position of Chief Prosecutor. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is a government in political union with the United States of America. It

2021-06-02T17:45:36-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Featured, Job Postings|Comments Off on Job Posting: CNMI Office of Attorney General

APA’s New Driver’s License Suspensions Diversion Resource Page

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, with the support of the Charles Koch Foundation, has created a living resource for prosecutors and prosecution teams wanting to learn more about the collateral consequences arising from driver's license suspensions--and how to address them. To learn more about this resource, please visit the link below! Diversion Toolkit: Driver's

2021-05-26T15:07:28-04:00May 26th, 2021|Announcements, Collateral Consequences, Featured, Program Highlights, Resources|Comments Off on APA’s New Driver’s License Suspensions Diversion Resource Page

Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

May 25, 2021 On April 20, 2021, 330 days after George Floyd was killed, some small measure of justice and accountability was served when a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts.  Today marks the anniversary of George Floyd’s death. At this one year mark, APA has spent time contemplating the appropriate

2021-05-25T09:16:50-04:00May 25th, 2021|Announcements, Featured, Racial Equity, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on Statement on the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death
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