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APA and Partners Call on Congress to Address Catastrophic Cuts to VOCA

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By |2020-10-20T16:48:46+00:00October 20th, 2020|APA In The News, Featured, Legislative News, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on APA and Partners Call on Congress to Address Catastrophic Cuts to VOCA

University of Kansas Survey on Diversion Program Usage

Dear colleagues, Please find a message from the University of Kansas Department of Political Science below. Hello, Your criminal justice jurisdiction is invited and requested to participate in an administrative survey on diversion program usage by local governments in the United States. The purpose of this study is to investigate the history and implementation of diversion programs,

By |2020-10-13T15:13:52+00:00October 13th, 2020|Featured, Survey|Comments Off on University of Kansas Survey on Diversion Program Usage

Survey on Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs

Dear colleagues, Through TASC's Center for Health and Justice's work on the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP), TASC is pushing out a survey to the nation's deflection and pre-arrest diversion programs from law enforcement to fire to EMS, and of course inclusive of treatment, recovery, case management, service, and community

By |2020-08-07T03:14:51+00:00August 7th, 2020|Featured, Survey|Comments Off on Survey on Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs

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|Comments Off on Highlight: Legislative Tool for Prosecutors

“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.

By |2020-07-22T22:34:57+00:00June 18th, 2020|APA In The News, Featured, Highlights, Prosecutorial News, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on “It’s Time to Replace Arrests with a Public Health Response to COVID”

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,

By |2020-07-23T16:50:49+00:00May 27th, 2020|APA In The News, Featured, Prosecutorial News, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on Press Release: National Groups Issue Guidance for Incorporating Public Health Approaches into the Criminal Justice Response to COVID-19 and Beyond

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|Comments Off on Coronavirus Update
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