Mass Shooting Resource Guide for Prosecutors

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

2022-06-10T10:50:10-04:00June 10th, 2022|Announcements, Featured, Gun Violence, Mass Violence, Resources|Comments Off on Mass Shooting Resource Guide for Prosecutors

APA Statement on Uvalde and Mass Violence

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

2022-06-06T10:44:32-04:00June 6th, 2022|Animal Cruelty, Announcements, APA In The News, Domestic Violence, Featured, Hate Crime Prosecution, Mass Violence, Resources|Comments Off on APA Statement on Uvalde and Mass Violence

IIP Publishes New Report: “Restorative Justice”

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

2022-01-28T16:12:27-05:00February 2nd, 2022|News, Resources|Comments Off on IIP Publishes New Report: “Restorative Justice”

NEW RESOURCE: Collateral Consequences Website

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

2021-11-23T10:01:11-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Collateral Consequences, Featured, News, Resources|Comments Off on NEW RESOURCE: Collateral Consequences Website

PRESS RELEASE: National Advisory Group Releases Resource Guide

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

2021-10-15T12:49:05-04:00October 18th, 2021|Announcements, APA In The News, Featured, News, Program Highlights, Prosecutorial Dashboards, Resources, Tableau|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: National Advisory Group Releases Resource Guide

National Prosecutorial Dashboards: Lessons Learned, Themes, and Categories for Consideration

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.

2021-10-21T15:39:17-04:00October 14th, 2021|Announcements, APA In The News, Racial Equity, Resources, Tableau, Technology|Comments Off on National Prosecutorial Dashboards: Lessons Learned, Themes, and Categories for Consideration

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

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

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

Resource: Constitutional Concerns Related to Jury Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

2021-02-16T17:24:13-05:00February 16th, 2021|Featured, Resources|Comments Off on Resource: Constitutional Concerns Related to Jury Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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