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How Can We Help You?

The mission of Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence is to create a better justice system by identifying, evaluating and implementing best practices and innovations for modern prosecutors.

PCE’s team of experts includes highly respected prosecutors that have years of prosecutorial experience on policy, innovation, legal issues and management. PCE also works with nationally renowned law enforcement officials, social scientists and researchers who provide data, subject matter and research expertise.

See our interactive map of the United States for PCE’s work around the country.

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Consulting

Full-Office Assessment and Evaluation: PCE’s team of experts perform a full review of a prosecutors’ office. It includes:

  • Review of current procedures
  • Recommendations for improvements and best practices on:
    • Community outreach and collaboration
    • Data collection and data systems
    • Innovations and implementation
    • Investigations and prosecutions
    • Management and morale
    • Process efficiencies
    • Violent crime prosecution and witness intimidation
    • Website development

Consulting and Technical Assistance:

PCE’s team of experts consults and provides technical assistance on specific topics, including:

  • Body-Worn Camera management
  • Community outreach
  • Crime Gun Intelligence Centers
  • Conviction Review Unit development
  • Data collection and case management
  • Electronic discovery
  • Ethics process development
  • Forensic evidence triage
  • Implicit bias and cultural competence
  • Innovation implementation and evaluation
  • Violent crime investigations and prevention
  • Website development
  • Witness cooperation and intimidation
Informal Assistance
  • Prosecutors call PCE on a regular basis for advice and materials. Send an email to Kristine Hamann at khamann@pceinc.org and we will set up a call to help you. These calls are free of charge.

Articles of Interest and Did You Know

  • The Articles of Interest Series distributes articles and reports that deal with emerging issues and topics related to prosecutors. PCE regularly distributes Articles of Interest and provides short overviews of relevant topics in the “Did You Know?” series to current prosecutors. More than 1200 prosecutors subscribe to this service. Prosecutors may apply to receive this service here.

Presentations

PCE’s team of experts provide presentations on a variety of topics to audiences large and small, click on a topic to see an example.


Best Practices Committees

PCE provides guidance to develop and sustain a statewide prosecutor-led Best Practices Committee. This includes:

  • Forming and implementing a Best Practices Committee
  • Topics for a Best Practices Committee
  • Resources and materials for the Committee

National and Regional Meetings

PCE hosts National and Regional meetings for prosecutors on current issues.