The future of prosecutor community outreach: Youth Programs

Author: PCE’s National Best Practices Committee (NBP)

Beyond their traditional role in the criminal justice process, many prosecutor offices provide outreach programs to raise awareness in the community about public safety issues and resources, to create stronger community partnerships, and to improve the lives of the people they serve.  This paper features prosecutor initiatives that go the extra step to support local youth in various ways, most of which are not associated with a criminal case.