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Highlight: Legislative Tool for Prosecutors

From the NCSL website: “The National Conference of State Legislatures provides you with up-to-date, real-time information on law enforcement legislation that has been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The database contains policing bills and executive orders introduced as of May 25, 2020, that are in response to recent events.” In light

By |2020-07-22T22:27:50+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Featured, Prosecutorial News, Technology|0 Comments

“It’s Time to Replace Arrests with a Public Health Response to COVID”

Why multidisciplinary teams are recommending a public health approach to the criminal justice system in light of COVID--a follow up to the "Public Health Pathways" document: Read this document in PDF form here.

Press Release: National Groups Issue Guidance for Incorporating Public Health Approaches into the Criminal Justice Response to COVID-19 and Beyond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF VERSION MEDIA CONTACT Sasha Beatty, Deputy General Counsel sasha.beatty@apainc.org (202) 743-0346 May 27, 2020   National Groups Issue Guidance for Incorporating Public Health Approaches into the Criminal Justice Response to COVID-19 and Beyond A group of national organizations, including the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,

Coronavirus Update

This page will serve as a living resource for prosecutors and prosecution teams in the face of this unprecedented global event. Please bookmark this page as we will continue to add resources over the coming weeks. APA Event Updates DV CONFERENCE STATUS: CANCELED CONVICTION INTEGRITY SUMMIT STATUS: CANCELED CAPITAL LITIGATION REGIONAL CONFERENCE STATUS: CANCELED OTHER

By |2020-07-23T16:49:44+00:00March 9th, 2020|Featured, Highlights, Prosecutorial News|0 Comments

Weekly News Article Highlights

This feature provides weekly curation of interesting and important criminal justice/prosecutorial developments around the country. Pennington County Sheriff's Office releases 2019 Annual Report: https://www.newscenter1.tv/pennington-county-sheriffs-office-releases-2019-annual-report/ Among other things, there has been a decrease in pharmaceutical-related arrests. The County has also introduced several new programs including the MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge, of which APA is also

By |2020-07-23T16:50:17+00:00March 4th, 2020|Legislative News, Prosecutorial News|0 Comments

Job Opportunity: Director of Victim Services (Seattle, WA)

The Director of Victim Services (DVS) in King County, Washington is a brand new, three-year term-limited position within the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office (PAO). This position is open both internally and externally.  Internal candidates can send me a resume and cover letter by the closing date on Monday, March 23rd.  All external candidates must

By |2020-06-25T22:02:15+00:00March 4th, 2020|Featured, Job Postings|0 Comments

Become a BJA Application Peer Reviewer

BJA is now seeking peer reviewers for funding applications. This is remote work and will involve 5-15 applications over a two-week period. Anyone interested in applying should email BJAreviewer@ojp.usdoj.gov with subject line "Peer Reviewer Candidate Resume" and include a current resume/CV. For more information, visit https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/media/news/become-bja-application-peer-reviewer.

By |2020-06-25T22:02:15+00:00February 28th, 2020|Featured, Highlights|0 Comments

Lake County domestic violence prosecutor focuses on victims

Anyone who has suffered the trauma of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or even partner strangulation, may be glad to have Molly Owen in their corner. A prosecutor with the Lake County District Attorney’s Office since October 2018, Owen specializes in bringing domestic violence and related cases to justice. Since then, she and her team,

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