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Justice Restoration Project

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office in Oakland, California spearheaded the Justice Restoration Project (ACJRP) for felony offenders to reduce recidivism by providing peer support and resources to offenders.

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New PCE Report: Investigating Opioid Overdose Deaths

To combat the opioid crisis, prosecutors and their partners must adopt multi-disciplinary approaches that provide solutions on a case-by-case basis. This report provides guidance for prosecutors on investigative steps and…

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New PCE Report on Crime Strategies Units (CSUs)

Prosecutors are problem-solvers for their communities and Crime Strategies Units (CSUs) are a key pillar in this problem-solving approach. By working collaboratively with the community, the police and prosecutors, a…

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PCE VIDEOS: PCE Pop-Up on Community Outreach

On January 11, 2021, PCE hosted a Pop-Up discussion on community engagement with presentations on connection, outreach and re-entry, creating a community advisory board, and moving cases out of the…

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Backlogs and Trials During the Pandemic

Prosecutors are facing a growing backlog at every stage of a prosecution, including in forensic laboratories. Reducing the backlog will require new thinking and new approaches. The backlog has also increased the pressure…

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Implicit Bias Training by the National Black Prosecutors Association in Collaboration with PCE and Other Partners

In November 2020, the National Black Prosecutors Association in collaboration with PCE and other partners hosted a four-hour training that examined biases in the criminal justice system, using scientific data…

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The Role of the Modern Prosecutor: Spearheading Innovation

The role of the prosecutor has evolved dramatically over the last 40 years. PCE highlights a sampling of prosecutor innovations in this new report that dives into 221 programs from…

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The Problem-Solving Prosecutor: Modern Variations on the Crime Strategies Unit

Authors: PCE, DANY, Bronx District Attorney’s Office, and Aequitas

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Testimonials

Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence has worked with prosecutors across the country to help improve efficiency and efficacy in the criminal justice system. Hear reviews from some of those prosecutors and…

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