Software Notifies Victims and Offenders of Critical Safety Information After a Domestic Violence Arrest (2021)

Post Image

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office (San Diego, CA)

Population: 3,343,360 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 324 | Contact Information

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office (SDCDA) is using specialized software to notify domestic violence victims of case updates through a series of texts that provide the name and telephone number of the assigned deputy district attorney; the decision on whether to proceed with the case; a variety of ways to obtain victim services; and, links to a supporting website with FAQs and local resources. Funded by an original grant from Innovative Prosecution Solutions, the software sent text message warnings to domestic violence suspects in cases when charges could not be filed.

Read More

Mobile Digital Access to Offender Data and Resources Assists Patrol Officers and Provides Alternatives to Incarceration (2019)

Post Image

Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office (Long Beach, CA)

Population: 462,628 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 17 | Contact Information

To address chronic problems related to mental health, homelessness, and recidivism, the Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office partnered with Laserfiche, a private company, to develop an app that law enforcement officers can use on patrol to access critical information such as warrants, stay away court orders, probation, or parole or diversion status.

Read More

Targeted Prosecution Unit to Prevent and Prosecute Gang Violence (2019)

Post Image

Office of the State Attorney of the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Jacksonville, FL)

Population: 1,265,632 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 110 | Contact Information

The Fourth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office (SAO) is using a multifaceted approach to combat increased gang violence. Under an Innovative Prosecution Solutions grant, the SAO is strengthening its Targeted Prosecution Unit to promote evidence-based prosecution and develop a strategic plan to address gang violence through prevention, intervention, and correction.

Read More

Coordinated Community Response Task Force to Address Witness Intimidation (2019)

Post Image

Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (Hawaii County, HI)

Population: 201,513 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 34 | Contact Information

In order to address the growing problem of witness intimidation and a lack of repeat offender management, the Hawaii County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (OPA) used grant funding from Innovative Prosecution Solutions to create a Coordinated Community Response Task Force (CCR) comprised of criminal justice organizations and intensified support service providers.

Read More

Crime Strategies Unit Improves Timely Identification of Local Crime Drivers (2019)

Post Image

Office of the Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney (Flint, MI)

Population: 404,063 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 41 | Contact Information

In order to address deficiencies in timely information sharing regarding local crime drivers, the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) Crime Strategies Unit (CSU) is investing in NC4 Street Smart technology, which produces crime bulletins to alert officers to issues in the field and allows up-to-date information to be transmitted instantaneously.

Read More

Digital Evidence Task Force to Identify and Prosecute Gang Offenses (2019)

Post Image

Denver District Attorney’s Office (Denver, CO)

Population: 716,490 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 94 | Contact Information

In response to unsolved gang related crime, the Denver District Attorney’s Office is utilizing an Innovative Prosecution Solutions grant to fund a Digital Evidence Task Force (DETF).  The DETF uses cutting-edge technology to extract cell phone data on-scene for immediate use in ongoing investigations.

Read More

Rapid-Response Overdose Unit to Prevent and Prosecute Opioid Related Crime Using New Technology and Public Health Collaboration (2019)

Post Image

Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (New Orleans, LA)

Population: 390,845 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 57 | Contact Information

To curb the opioid epidemic, the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office received grant funding through Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) to develop a Rapid-Response Overdose Homicide Unit, staffed by a dedicated prosecutor and a data analytics team from the Louisiana Public Health Institute. The Unit expedites and streamlines the collection evaluation of overdose crime scene evidence and generates intelligence.

Read More

Intervention for Substance Abusers at Risk for Overdose and Diversion for Low Level Offenses (2019)

Post Image

Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office (Logan, OH)

Population: 28,264 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 4 | Contact Information

Through an Innovative Prosecution Solutions initiative, the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office (HCPO) is developing a diversion program for individuals with substance abuse issues who have committed specified low-level criminal offenses and are in need of community-based substance abuse and behavioral health services as an alternative to incarceration.

Read More