Webinar: The Prosecutor’s Role in Deflecting Those with Behavioral Health Issues Away from the Criminal Justice System
Join us to discuss the prosecutor’s role in deflecting those with behavioral health issues away from the criminal justice system.
04/07/2021 - 04/07/2021 1-2:30pm ET
Join us for a conversation to discuss the prosecutor’s role in deflecting those with behavioral health issues away from the criminal justice system. This conversation will feature two panelists who are currently engaged in this work, Deschutes County, Oregon District Attorney John Hummel, and Melissa O’Mara, Assistant Prosecutor at the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey.
These speakers will offer their insights and expertise on the importance of prosecutors playing an active role in deflection efforts, and will offer their experience with their respective programs, including what successes and challenges they’ve faced. The conversation will be moderated by Dave LaBahn, President and CEO of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys.