Press Release: Texas Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Making Threats Against Employees of Sikh Organization

For Immediate Release Office of Public Affairs A Texas man has been charged with a federal hate crime and for making interstate threats against the employees of a Sikh nonprofit organization. Bhushan Athale, 48, of Dallas, was charged by complaint with one count of interfering with federally protected activities through the threatened use

2024-06-06T15:15:35-04:00June 6th, 2024|Announcements, feature, Featured, Hate Crime Prosecution, Highlights, Political Violence, Press Release|Comments Off on Press Release: Texas Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Making Threats Against Employees of Sikh Organization

Press Release: Measures For Justice Helps Contra Costa County, CA, Get A More Transparent Criminal Justice System

Contact: Beth Parker Beth.parker@apainc.org Measures For Justice Helps Contra Costa County, CA, Get A More Transparent Criminal Justice System Contra Costa County is part of a national program to increase prosecutor data transparency and accountability. (Contra Costa County, CA) January TK, 2024 - Measures for Justice (MFJ), in partnership with the Association of Prosecuting

2024-04-04T10:08:59-04:00February 27th, 2024|Announcements, APA In The News, Data, Featured, Highlights, Legislative News, News, Press Release, Tableau, Technology|Comments Off on Press Release: Measures For Justice Helps Contra Costa County, CA, Get A More Transparent Criminal Justice System

2023 Wrap Report

2023 Wrapped  Happy New Year from the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys! As we kick off 2024, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on last year’s accomplishments. Over the past year, we have helped more than 10,000 prosecutors and justice professionals in every state throughout the country create safer communities through a

2024-01-24T16:42:18-05:00January 12th, 2024|Announcements, Featured, Highlights|Comments Off on 2023 Wrap Report

Prosecutors for Prosecutors Campaign Launched

We are reaching out today with an urgent request. Thousands of U.S. and allied trained prosecutors were left behind in Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul in 2021. Today, they are being hunted by the Taliban as revenge for prosecuting criminal cases against them.  Many have been tortured and killed. The rest remain in

2023-08-01T10:35:11-04:00July 31st, 2023|Featured, Highlights, Prosecutorial News, Prosecutors for Prosecutors|Comments Off on Prosecutors for Prosecutors Campaign Launched

SJC, NLADA, and APA Partner to Launch the Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity!

Through the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge (SJC), the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) are pleased to announce the launch of Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity, a program for public defenders and prosecutors to engage in the work of advancing racial equity together. This

2022-03-16T15:40:10-04:00March 16th, 2022|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, Highlights, News, Safety & Justice|Comments Off on SJC, NLADA, and APA Partner to Launch the Collaborative Leadership for Racial Equity!

SLCo District Attorney Office allowing project researchers to review cases over 5-year span

“SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Handpicked out of 27 prosecuting offices from across the country, the Salt Lake County District Attorney Office is opening its cases back up for the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Yale Law School, and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for the Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors Project.” Read the Full Article

2021-11-10T15:49:26-05:00November 5th, 2021|APA In The News, Elevating Trust and Legitimacy, Featured, Highlights, News|Comments Off on SLCo District Attorney Office allowing project researchers to review cases over 5-year span

Free Virtual Workshop! Safer Together: Cross-Reporting for Humane and Human Services

Safer Together:  Cross-Reporting for Humane and Human Services  Register today for this free virtual workshop! Details:  Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 10am – 4pm                    5.5 CE for OH social workers, counselors and therapists provided Registration Open: July 26, 2021 – September 20, 2021 Registration

2021-10-18T15:39:21-04:00September 3rd, 2021|Animal Cruelty, Highlights, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Free Virtual Workshop! Safer Together: Cross-Reporting for Humane and Human Services

Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors: Project Announcement

Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors Project Announcement and Request for Interested Offices Survey Deadline: December 18, 2020 The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, in partnership with Yale Law School’s Justice Collaboratory and LaGratta Consulting and supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, are excited to announce the Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors Project.  Prior system improvements,

2020-12-09T19:10:34-05:00December 4th, 2020|Featured, Highlights, Program Highlights, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors: Project Announcement

“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.

2020-07-22T22:34:57-04:00June 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”

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

2020-07-23T16:49:44-04:00March 9th, 2020|Featured, Highlights, Prosecutorial News|Comments Off on Coronavirus Update
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