Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) released a Mass Shooting Resource Guide for Prosecutors in the Spring of 2020. This guide provides lessons for what to do in the event of a mass shooting which include charging decisions, investigation, community involvement and providing victim services. The guide also discusses how prosecutors can work to advocate
June 6, 2022 The events of the horrific shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas are devastating, and words cannot express the sorrow and heartbreak we at APA feel for the loved ones of those who passed away and the Uvalde community as a whole. Prosecutors, law enforcement, and other criminal justice actors
In pursuit of a fulfilling and fair justice system, the IIP has published its new report, “Restorative Justice: A Best Practice Guide for Prosecutors in Smaller Jurisdictions.” This guide is the first of a series to be produced through the IIP’s Beyond Big Cities Initiative. The new report, authored by County Attorney Reese Frederickson (Pine County, MN), IIP Deputy
APA is pleased to announce the release of our new online resource meant to guide prosecutors in their efforts to minimize unnecessary collateral consequences. The Collateral Consequences resource website, located at https://bit.ly/APACCSite, is the culmination of a project launched by APA with support from the Koch Foundation in 2019 to address issues of unrelated
National Advisory Group Releases Resource Guide Aimed to Help Prosecutors Use Data to Increase Transparency and Accountability WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 18, 2021 – The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and Measures for Justice, working with a national advisory group of prosecutors, researchers, philanthropic foundations and national organizations, has released a comprehensive resource guide aimed
This comprehensive resource guide is aimed at assisting prosecutors’ offices seeking to implement public-facing prosecutorial dashboards. Scroll through the document or click on the link below to access the PDF version.
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
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
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
The National Center for State Courts has published a pandemic resource titled "Constitutional Concerns Related to Jury Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Please click the image below to download and for more information, please visit the NCSC pandemic page.