BullyBlocker: Prevention and Intervention Program (2022)

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Mobile County District Attorney’s Office (Mobile, AL)

Population: 414,000 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 28 | Contact Information

The Mobile County District Attorney’s Office (MCDA) has developed a program to combat bullying in local schools.  BullyBlocker allows anyone to anonymously report bullying through text messaging which is distributed to trained staff for timely assistance.

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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 STAFF AND MODERNIZED CASE MANAGEMENT IMPROVES RESPONSE TO VIOLENT CRIME (2020)

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Clare County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (Harrison, MI)

Population: 30,856 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 5 | Contact Information

The Clare County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO) is using its IPS grant to procure a paperless case management system and to staff dedicated positions for two attorneys and an investigator who will focus on violent offenses.

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GIS SOFTWARE PROMOTES DATA DRIVEN RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR VIOLENT CRIME INVESTIGATIONS (2020)

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Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (New York, NY)

Population: 1,629,000 | Number of Full-time Prosecutors: 500 | Contact Information

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is using Innovative Prosecution Solution (IPS) grant funds to enhance intelligence-driven prosecution by modernizing its Crime Strategies Unit (CSU) and increasing the technical toolbox of DANY prosecutors.

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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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Reporting analyst enhances Crime Strategies Unit (2020)

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Cuyahoga County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (Cleveland, OH)

Population: 1,235,072 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 225 | Contact Information

Through an Innovative Prosecutions Solutions (FY19 IPS) grant the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office’s (CCPO) will invest in technology and improved analytical software to enhance the capabilities of their Crime Strategies Unit (CSU) and hire an analyst to focus CSU resources on repeat violent offenders and high crime areas.

 

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NEW CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SUPPORTS DATA DRIVEN RESOURCE ALLOCATION (2020)

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St. Louis County District Attorney’s Office (Duluth, MN)

Population: 200,231 | Number of Full-time Prosecutors: 68 | Contact Information

Through IPS funding, the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office (SLCAO) will replace its current case management system with Prosecutor by Karpel (PBK). The current system that serves St. Louis County, the largest geographic county in Minnesota, is outdated and inefficient.  With the investment in PBK, the site will collect data to develop statistically supported prosecution strategies and policies that will be designed to combat specific criminal trends at a community level.

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Crime Strategies Unit focuses on localized crime (2020)

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Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office (Kansas City, MO)

Population: 700,310| Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 65 |Contact Information

The Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (JCPAO) is using Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) grant funding to build a Crime Strategies Unit (CSU), which will collect, organize and disseminate critical crime data to police, prosecutors, City Hall, and the community using their Prosecutor by Karpel (PBK) case management system.

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IMPROVEMENTS IN STAFFING FOCUS ON VIOLENT HIGH-VOLUME SYSTEM USERS (2020)

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Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office (Portland, OR)

Population: 647,810 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 78 | Contact Information

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office (MCDA) is enhancing its Strategic Prosecution and Services Unit (SPSU) so it can focus on violent high volume system users (HVSUs) who require specialized approaches. MCDA is hiring a Project Deputy District Attorney (DDA) who will be assigned to the SPSU.

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