BJA FY 2018 Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combatting Violent Crime and Illegal Opioids

BJA FY 2018 Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combatting Violent Crime and Illegal Opioids – The Innovative Prosecution Program seeks to encourage exploration of new solutions to public safety concerns, as well as internal operations and organizational structure, while employing research partners at the problem definition stage through assessment of strategies and solutions. Some creative solutions developed by prosecutors around the country include changing how their organizations prioritize cases, identifying the most violent repeat offenders, using data to develop zone/geographic prosecution, using crime analysis tools through strategies like gun stat to track reduce gun violence, developing policies to prosecute witness intimidation cases, working jointly with Parole and Probation on violations of probation, enhancing the prosecutors role in investigations of homicide cases and cyber-crime strategies to improve public safety. Current Closing Date for Applications: April 24, 2018.

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