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

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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.

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Specialized Prosecution Team Deployed to Reduce Domestic Violence Homicides (2019)

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Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office (Conyers, GA)

Population: 91,678 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 13 | Contact Information

Through funding from Innovative Prosecution Solutions, the Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office (RCDA) developed a comprehensive homicide initiative to reduce domestic violence killings. The RCDA has created a Domestic Violence Response Team of victim advocates, law enforcement officers, and prosecutors that meet monthly to identify and target high risk offenders.

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