Coordinated Community Response Task Force to Address Witness Intimidation (2019)

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Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (Hawaii County, HI)

Population: 201,513 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 34 | Contact Information

In order to address the growing problem of witness intimidation and a lack of repeat offender management, the Hawaii County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (OPA) used grant funding from Innovative Prosecution Solutions to create a Coordinated Community Response Task Force (CCR) comprised of criminal justice organizations and intensified support service providers.

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Digital Evidence Task Force to Identify and Prosecute Gang Offenses (2019)

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Denver District Attorney’s Office (Denver, CO)

Population: 716,490 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 94 | Contact Information

In response to unsolved gang related crime, the Denver District Attorney’s Office is utilizing an Innovative Prosecution Solutions grant to fund a Digital Evidence Task Force (DETF).  The DETF uses cutting-edge technology to extract cell phone data on-scene for immediate use in ongoing investigations.

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Data Used to Identify Violent Crime Drivers and Inform Best Practices for Prosecution (2019)

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Yolo County District Attorney’s Office (Woodland, CA)

Population: 220,410 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 42 | Contact Information

The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office created a Crime Strategy Unit (CSU) which serves as a data hub to enhance the county’s ability to analyze national and regional crime trends and coordinate information-sharing between agencies.

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GVI Prosecutor Tackles Violent Crime Through Diversion and Targeted Prosecution (2019)

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York County District Attorney’s Office (York, PA)

Population: 449,058 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 35 | Contact Information

In 2016, the York City Police Department initiated a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) program in conjunction with the York County District Attorney’s Office and other partners to tackle the high violent crime rate in York city.

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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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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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Crime Strategies Unit to Identify and Prosecute Violent Offenders (2019)

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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

In response to high homicide and robbery rates, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO), which handles felony cases for approximately 60 police municipalities has enhanced the capacity of its Crime Strategies Unit.

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Zone-Focused Prosecution to Prevent and Prosecute Gang Crime (2019)

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Nassau County District Attorney’s Office (Long Island, NY)

Population: 1,357,000 | Number of Full-Time Prosecutors: 231 | Contact Information

Working with Innovation Prosecution Solutions, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office is leading the implementation of a zone-focused prosecution model to combat gang crime in the Village of Hempstead.

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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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