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NCJ Number: 250709 Find in a Library
Title: Creating an Arrest Alert System in Your Jurisdiction: A Workshop for Prosecutors and Other Planners (Instructor's Guide)
Corporate Author: Center for Court Innovation
United States of America

Assoc of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)
United States of America
Date Published: January 2017
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Assoc of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)
Washington, DC 20036
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Center for Court Innovation
New York, NY 10018
Grant Number: 2013-DB-BX-0043
Sale Source: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Instructional Material (Programmed); Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the Iinstructor’s Guide for a workshop that provides prosecutors and other planners an overview of an arrest alert system (AAS) and how it can be used as an intelligence-driven prosecution strategy that fights crime and improves public safety by informing prosecutors of cases flagged for high priority related to an arrestee’s criminal history, the nature of the crime charged, or the location where the alleged crime occurred.
Abstract: Workshop participants will learn key steps for planning, implementing, and maintaining an AAS in their jurisdictions. In background material for the workshop, the instructor is informed about the development and operation of an AAS by the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney in May 2010. Its features and benefits are briefly explained. The target audience for the workshop is then profiled as representatives of prosecutor’s offices that have decided to implement an AAS. Core participants should include the planning team, office leaders responsible for the AAS implementation, and other senior staff for offices that have just begun to consider whether to install an AAS. Other information and guidance provided a workshop instructor in this guide include the estimated workshop duration (3 hours), the materials needed for the instruction, the workshop agenda, and tips and resources related to the organization and presentation of each lesson and instruction in methods and materials related to teaching methods. The three major components of the workshop focus on gaining an accurate understanding of local crime issues to identify priority individuals, charges, and arrest locations; coordinating with law enforcement and information technology teams to access arrest data; and measuring success.
Main Term(s): Crime control policies
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; BJA Resources; Prosecutor training; Prosecutorial screening; Prosecutors Management Information System; Teaching/training techniques
Note: For related documents, see NCJ-250708 and 250710-13.
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