Staff, resources, and data aid in non-fatal shooting prosecution (2020)

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Easton Baton Rouge Office of the District Attorney (Baton Rouge, LA)

Population: 440,059 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 54 | Contact Information

Using IPS funding, the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office (EBRDA) aims to enhance its Crime Strategies Unit (CSU) and Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) by hiring a dedicated prosecutor and a specialized criminal intelligence analyst to focus exclusively on non-fatal shooting incidents, increasing collaboration with crime data providers, and enhancing victim services.

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Dedicated prosecutor for firearms cases (2020)

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Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office (Brockton, MA)

Population: 4,500,00 | Number of Full-time Prosecutors: 260 | Contact Information

With Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) grant funding, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office (PCDA) is hiring a new District Court prosecutor to vertically prosecute all firearms-related cases and an administrative assistant to enhance the prosecution of firearm offenders. 

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Precision Prosecution to Reduce Violence (2019)

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Office of the Bronx District Attorney (Bronx, NY)

Population: 1,400,000 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 449 | Contact Information

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is utilizing Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) grant funds and resources to implement evidence-based strategies that help reduce the jurisdiction’s high violent crime rates. The IPS Crime Strategies Bureau (CSB) is the project’s hub for analysis and uses both crime data and social media research to identify high need areas impacted by violence where prevention, engagement, intervention, and mitigation measures should be implemented. 

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Financial and Cybercrimes Prosecutor to Disrupt Criminal Profiteering (2019)

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Cook County State’s Attorney (Chicago, IL)

Population: 5,211,000 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 900 | Contact Information

In response to violent crime committed by gang members and others in furtherance of the illegal drug trade, The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) is utilizing Innovative Prosecution Solutions resources to diminish the profitability of these crimes. The SAO has hired a dedicated Financial and Cybercrimes Prosecutor, who coordinates law enforcement efforts to target financial enterprises with a nexus to violent crimes.

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Increased Staffing to Support NIBIN Driven Cases (2019)

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Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (Phoenix, AZ)

Population: 4,420,568 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 419 | Contact Information

In 2018, Phoenix partnered with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to build a Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC), which uses data from the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN) to make connections between gun crimes using forensic analysis of firearms and ammunition. 

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Prosecutor and Ceasefire Coordinator to Prevent and Prosecute Gun Crime (2019)

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Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office (Brockton, MA)

Population: 515,142 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 59 | Contact Information

The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office (PCDA) has reinstituted its Safe Streets Initiative after an increase in violent crime and firearm use. A coordinated effort to reduce gun violence through trauma-focused prevention, enforcement, and re-entry has led to significant reductions in firearm-related violence.

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NIBIN Prosecutor to Improve Gun Crime Prosecution (2018)

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Marion County Prosecutor’s Office (Indianapolis, IN)

Population: 954,670 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 160 | Contact Information

To combat gun related crime, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) used a grant from Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) to provide prosecutors with key intelligence about the firearms used and any associated violent crime drivers.

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Gun Crime Strategies Unit to Identify and Prosecute High Risk Offenders (2017)

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Cook County State’s Attorney (Chicago, IL)

Population: 5,211,000 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 900 | Contact Information

In response to its jurisdiction’s increasing rise in shootings and homicides, The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) utilized Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) resources to identify and prosecute individuals who are most likely to engage in gun-related offenses in six of Chicago’s neighborhoods most impacted by gun violence.

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