The Kansas Prosecutor

4m ago
14 Views
1 Downloads
2.19 MB
24 Pages
Last View : 15d ago
Last Download : 3m ago
Upload by : Carlos Cepeda
Transcription

The Kansas ProsecutorThe official publication of the Kansas County and District Attorneys AssociationVolume 19, No. 1, Spring 2022

2021-2022 KCDAA BoardDarrin DevinneyChris McMullinButler County AttorneyChief Deputy District Attorney,Johnson CountyPottowatomie County AttorneyTabitha OwenRon PaschalGreg BenefielSmith County AttorneyDeputy District Attorney,Sedgwick CountyMcPherson County AttorneyPresidentDirector IVice PresidentDirector IISherri SchuckSecretary/TreasurerDirector IIIChairs & RepresentativesShannon WilsonCLE Committee ChairAssistant District Attorney,Sedgwick CountyTodd ThompsonMike KagayBrandon JonesLegislative Committee ChairLeavenworth County AttorneyShawnee County District AttorneyFranklin County AttorneyAnn SwegleDirector IV2The Kansas ProsecutorPast PresidentBest Practices Committee ChairSedgwick County AttorneySpring 2022

The Kansas ProsecutorThe official publication of the KansasCounty and District Attorneys AssociationPublished by the Kansas County and DistrictAttorneys Association, 1200 S.W. Tenth Avenue,Topeka, Kansas 66604.Phone: (785) 232-5822 Fax: (785) 234-2433The Kansas ProsecutorThe official publication of the Kansas Countyand District Attorneys AssociationVolume 19, No. 1, Spring 2022Table of ContentsPresident’s Column: Back to Normalby Darrin Devinney. 4KCDAA Award Nominations 2022. 5Our mission:The purpose of the KCDAA is to promote,improve and facilitate the administrationof justice in the state of Kansas.For questions or comments aboutthis publication, please contact the editor:Mary Napiermary@napiercommunications.com(785) 783-5494Board of EditorsAmanda Voth, ChairKris AilsliegerAmy ArandaEmilie BurdetteJacob M. GonteskyKendall KautChris McMullinLaura MiserKim RobinsonBarry WilkersonMary Napier, EditorKCDAA Administrative StaffSteve Kearney, Executive DirectorMelissa MunozThis magazine is dedicated to professional prosecutors acrossthe state of Kansas for public information. The KCDAA andthe members of the Editorial Board assume no responsibilityfor any opinion or statement of fact in the substantive legalarticles published in The Kansas Prosecutor. We welcomeyour comments, suggestions, questions, information, etc.From time to time, The Kansas Prosecutor will publisharticles dealing with controversial issues. The viewsexpressed in The Kansas Prosecutor are those of the authorsand may not reflect the official policy of the KCDAA. Sendcorrespondence to: The Kansas Prosecutor editor, 1200 S.W.Tenth Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66604 or e-mail Mary Napierat mary@napiercommunications.com.Guest Article: Violent Crime in Kansasby Duston J. Slinkard, U.S. Attorney, District of Kansas. 7Member Highlight: KCDAA Board MembersPresident Darrin Devinney. 8Director IV Mike Kagay. 9KCDAA Milestones - News From Across the State. 10NDAA Reportby Marc Bennett and Brandon Jones. 11Forensic Science Standards Developmentby Jennifer Limoges. 12Innovative Ways to Address the Changing Culture of Prosecution:Victim Services Unit Advocatesby Kevin Salman and Tiffanie Askew. 16Understanding Terrellby Natalie Chalmers. 17Smart Prosecutions: Data Drivien Approaches to Gun Violenceby Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Stephen K. Talpins. 19Save the Date - KCDAA Virtual Spring Conference. 23About the Cover The Kansas Prosecutor All rights reservedThe Pratt County Courthouse is a four-story buildingdesigned by architect George P. Washburn. It wasconstructed between 1909 and 1910. Designed inthe Romanesque style, the structure featured squaretower blocks with pyramidal shape roofs. A statueof the Roman goddess Justitia wass visible over thefront entrance of the roof.Photocopying, reproduction or quotation is strictlyprohibited without the written consent from the publisher orEditorial Board. Unsolicited material and/or correspondencecannot be acknowledged or returned, and becomes theproperty of The Kansas Prosecutor.In 1923, fire destroyed the roof and the top two floorsof the courthouse. The building was rebuilt and stillserves as a courthouse. During rebuilding, the squaretower blocks were removed, and the roof is now flatin appearance.Photo by John D. Morrison, PrairieVistas PhotographySpring 2022The Kansas Prosecutor3

President’s ColumnBy Darrin Devinney, KCDAA PresidentButler County AttorneyBack to NormalI’m desperate for things to get back to normal –the way things were a few years ago. It would seem,however, that “normal” is not a return to the past.Rather, “normal” is the ever-progressing interfaceof changes in society, including the judicial process.Global pandemics, criminal justice reform, politicallandscapes, and economics all play a part in what alocal prosecutor must contemplate as they seek toprotect and serve his or her community.The advent of computer technology has beena growing force to be incorporated into our dailyroutines. The Kansas Court system requires us toe-file documents and be necessarily dependent uponour communication stream being in an electronicformat. The changes have been revolutionary tomany offices and as a result, a new system has beenborn for attorneys to communicate with the judicialbranch.Case management software is now commonplacefor a prosecutor’s office. Wrangling years of casefiles in manila file folders and shelved for storageis slowly fading from view as we maintain serverswith scanned copies. Dictation, typewriters, anda Rolodex by the phone are also becoming subjectmatter for an old man’s fireside story.The excitement of stepping into a courtroomand sitting at a counsel table to present a case hasturned into a series of e-mails and hyperlinks to takepart in a hearing conducted via Zoom. In so manyways, our collective use of this technology has madeus more efficient. Dockets are conducted withouttransporting inmates to the local courthouse andcases are heard with all parties being in more diversesettings. However, the nuances of all parties beingin the same room are lost when transmitted in amulti-screen jumble on a monitor or smartphone.Support staff training has undergone amonumental shift as well. E-mails, e-filing,document templates, downloading, uploading, filetypes and file conversion, dash cams, body cams,4The Kansas Prosecutorairdropping the list could go on forever. Learning,implementing, and teaching staff to use technologysuccessfully is its own full-time job for most ofus. My experience has been that with my office ofmoderate size, I am not just the county attorney, butalso the in-house expert on technology. Making surethat support staff and attorneys have what they needto understand and use the electronic tools at theirdisposal is my new “normal.”The KCDAA Board and the organization’smembership has persevered through the challengesof the past few years. As crime continued throughthe pandemic, so did our legal system in a dynamicway. The use of technology has assisted us allwith becoming more responsive and able to fulfillour duties, regardless of the obstacles. “Normal”today looks very different than it did two years ago,and I am confident that the future will continue tohave new challenges. Let us face those challengestogether as an organization and work towardmaintaining a strong, stable network of prosecutorsfor Kansas.Spring 2022

KCDAA AwardNominations Start thinking about who you want to nominate and watch www.kcdaa.org for the nomination form for 2022.Please take time this year to nominate a member of the KCDAA whom you believe to be deserving of anaward. This is the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of the hard-working prosecutors who make upthe membership of the KCDAA, and a policy maker who has championed the interests of the KCDAA.FOUR categories of awards are eligible for nomination: Prosecutor of the Year, Lifetime AchievementAward, Associate Member Prosecutor of the Year, and Policymaker of the Year. The awards winners arechosen by the KCDAA Board of Directors. *Award Qualifications:The Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented to a prosecutor for outstanding prosecution of a case or casesthroughout the year. Nominations may be made by either the prosecutor himself/herself or by a colleague. Thenominee must be a regular member of the KCDAA.The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a regular KCDAA member for his/her longevity as aprosecutor. The nominee must have served no less than 25 years in a prosecutor position, and not previouslyreceived this award. Nominations may be made by either the prosecutor himself/herself or by a colleague.The Associate Member Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented to a prosecutor for outstanding prosecutionof a case or cases throughout the year from an office other than a County or District Attorney’s office.Nominations may be made by either the prosecutor himself/herself or by a colleague. The nominee must be anassociate member of the KCDAA.The Policymaker of the Year Award is presented to an individual who is determined to have made the mostsignificant impact on policy related to county and district attorneys either during the past year or over anextended career of public service. One award is presented each year. The award is open to individuals havingpublic policy making authority as evidenced by legislative support of the KCDAA.To nominate yourself or one of your colleagues, find the nomination form at www.kcdaa.org once it isavailable for 2022. You may send your nominations to:KCDAA1200 SW 10th Ave.Topeka, KS 66604Fax: (785) 234-2433E-mail: kcdaa10@gmail.comFor questions, please contact Melissa M. at (785) 232-5822 or via e-mail at kcdaa10@gmail.com*The Board of Directors reserves the right to choose which awards categories are granted each year, if any.Spring 2022The Kansas Prosecutor5

Guest ArticleBy Duston J. SlinkardUnited States Attorney, District of KansasViolent Crime in KansasThis reality is what has led the Department ofJustice to establish and prioritize a comprehensiveviolent crime reduction strategy that emphasizescooperation with state, local, and tribal partnersto prevent, disrupt, and prosecute violent crime.A central piece of this strategy is the Project SafeNeighborhoods Initiative (PSN), which the UnitedStates Attorney’s Office (USAO) has implementedin Kansas. PSN is a DOJ-funded nationwideinitiative that brings together federal, state, local,and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors,and community leaders to identify the mostpressing violent crime problems in a communityand develop comprehensive solutions to addressthem. The foundations of the strategy includemaking the program community-based to fit thelocal community crime problems as opposed to a“one size fits all” approach. Additionally, PSN useslaw enforcement, community data and intelligence,and cutting edge technology, to identify and targetthe most violent offenders and high crime areas ina community. Finally, PSN establishes meaningfulpartnerships with law enforcement leaderscombating violent crime through prevention andre-entry strategies. The original national evaluationof PSN found that the program was associated withsignificant declines in violent crime. PSN targetareas have experienced violent crime declinesranging from 4% to 42%.Another recently implementedinitiative in the District ofKansas is the Wichita Crime GunIntelligence Center (CGIC). As aDOJ funded initiative, the CGICis a cooperative effort betweenthe Wichita Police Department,Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,Firearms and Explosives (ATF),Courtesy of the KBI 2020 Kansas Crime Index Report and Wichita State 20Crime%20Index.pdfAnalysts can develop leads to helpUnfortunately, the likelihood of becoming amurder victim in Kansas is greater now than atany other period in modern times. In 2020 (themost recently available reports), there were 193murders, the most since the FBI began collectingthis information in 1959. Worth noting is that withadvances in emergency medicine and equipment,nowadays more violent crime victims are survivingwho in past years may have likely been countedamong the homicide statistics. It’s not just murdersthat are on the rise in our state. The Kansas Bureauof Investigation compiled the 2020 Kansas CrimeIndex Report, which indicates that violent crimeincreased by 9.5% from 2019. Law enforcementfrom across the state reported 13,896 violent crimesincluding murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault,and battery. These stats place the current violentcrime rate for Kansas at 24.4% higher than its10-year average.Kansas’ numbers are consistent with the trendsaround the United States. While crime rates havevaried over the years, there were sharp increasesnationally through the early 1900s, which beganto peak between the 1970s and 1990s. After 1991,the crime rates began to fall slightly each year, andcontinued to decline until 2015, when the rate startedto climb again. In 2018 and 2019, these rates beganto decline again until 2020, when the rate reversedand started to climb once again.6The Kansas ProsecutorSpring 2022

solve violent crimes in which a firearm was used byexamining the shell casings found at the scene of ashooting or other violent crime involving a firearm,inputting the results into a database, and comparingthose casings to others in the database. To date,this technology has generated more than 1,000 newleads related to crime guns and has led to numerousarrests, furthering the prosecutions of violentoffenders.In 2019, Wichita was selected to take partin the DOJ funded initiative Public SafetyPartnerships (PSP). This multi-year programprovides mentorship opportunities by connectingWichita with other cities that have faced similarviolent crime issues and found successes in theirfight against violent criminal behavior. Throughvirtual bi-monthly meetings with mentors, WichitaPolice Commanders and criminal intelligenceanalysts discuss what is working in efforts to curbviolent crime. Programs such as WPD’s “FocusedDeterrence,” which uses a call-in for juvenilesand adults identified as being at risk for becominginvolved in violent criminal behavior, have beendiscovered through PSP mentoring and found tohave been successful in curbing some of the violentcrime.As the U.S. Attorney, I offer this information anddata to provide insight into the kind of work goingon to combat violent crime in the District of Kansas.I also want to tell you about our offices in Kansasand our Criminal Division supervisory team. FirstAssistant United States Attorney Carrie Capwell,who offices in Kansas City, serves as the Chief ofthe Criminal Division. In each of our three officeswe have a Criminal Coordinator who supervises thecriminal staff and handles case inquiries and intakefor that office’s area of responsibility. AUSA Scott Rask is Criminal Coordinatorfor the Kansas City office, which coversthe Kansas City Metropolitan area and thenortheastern counties of Kansas. AUSA Jared Maag is Criminal Coordinatorfor the Topeka office, which covers the northcentral counties of Kansas. AUSA Aaron Smith is the CriminalCoordinator for the Wichita office, whichcovers the northwestern and southerncounties of Kansas.Spring 2022In addition to our Criminal Division, the U.SAttorney’s office also maintains a Law EnforcementCoordination (LEC) Program to create, strengthen,and maintain communication, cooperation, andcollaboration with our state, local, tribal, andfederal law enforcement partners. The LECprogram is overseen by our Outreach Managerand Law Enforcement Coordinator Scott Nace,and its priorities are Project Safe Neighborhoods,Public Safety Partnerships, law enforcementand community outreach, and providing trainingand technical assistance opportunities for lawenforcement.There is no question that at this time in ourhistory we have significant challenges with violentcrime, and we can best meet those challenges byworking together as partners to maximize ourimpact. To that end, we at the USAO welcomehearing from you, and Carrie, Scott, Jared, Aaron,Scott, or I are always happy to assist you in makingan impact in your communities.About the AuthorDuston J. Slinkard is the United States Attorneyfor the District of Kansas, serving by virtue of theVacancies Reform Act since March 1, 2021.As United States Attorney, Slinkard is in charge ofthe U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas,which comprises approximately 50 Assistant U.S.Attorneys and 50 support staff members working inoffices in Topeka, Kansas City, Kan., and Wichita. Hismain office is in Topeka, and he travels frequently to theother offices.Slinkard has served in the United States Attorney’sOffice for approximately 12 years, serving as a SpecialAssistant and Assistant United States Attorney, TopekaCriminal Supervisor, District Criminal Chief, andsince 2018, as First Assistant United States Attorney.He began his career as Judicial Law Clerk to theHonorable K. Gary Sebelius, United States MagistrateJudge, District of Kansas, and has worked as AssistantKansas Revisor of Statutes, Assistant District Attorneyfor the Kansas Third Judicial District (ShawneeCounty), and Deputy Kansas Attorney DisciplinaryAdministrator. Mr. Slinkard has served as an adjunctprofessor at the Washburn University School of Lawsince 2004. Slinkard received a bachelor’s degree in1995 from the University of Kansas and a law degree in2003 from the Washburn University School of Law.The Kansas Prosecutor7

Member Highlight: KCDAA Board MembersBy Laura Miser, Assistant Lyon County AttorneyFor this issue of the Kansas Prosecutor, we would like to introduce you to two of theKCDAA board members. We want you to get to know KCDAA President Darrin Devinney,and the newest member of the board in the Director IV position, Mike Kagay.KCDAA President Darrin Devinneyposition and all the responsibilities that come with it.KCDAA’s current president, Darrin Devinney,One major challenge he faced was technologywas headed for tax law before participating in atransitions in his office. Changing over to casemoot court competition in law school. It piquedmanagement software, transitioning paper files tohis interest in courtroom work, and he landed adigital, and modernizing storage capabilities was ajob at the Butler County Attorney’s Office. He hashuge undertaking for the office as a whole. Anotherremained there ever since. He wasn’t always onchallenge was the establishment of the Childtrack to become a lawyer, however, with a shortAdvocacy Center for Butler County.detour to Emporia State UniversityHis passion and belief in CAC’sfor a music major then a break fromis absolute, and he considers themcollege to work. Upon returningto be the “biggest tool we haveto college, he changed to politicalavailable to support the childrenscience then went on to law schooland be effective in helping themat Washburn University.thrive after trauma.” Through hisReaching the Butler Countywork on the Children’s AdvocacyAttorney’s Office in 2000, heCenters of Kansas (CACKS) and onhandled juvenile and CINC cases.the ground at home, Butler CountyHis interests, then and now, lie inestablished a Child Advocacythe family law aspect involvingCenter and has been able to expandjuveniles and prosecuting crimesfunding opportunities to help serveagainst children. Influenced by thethe victims in his community.birth of his daughter and marriageHis dedication to the children ofto a teacher, he has worked towardhis community did not end there,protecting the most vulnerable ofhowever, having also served as aour society his entire career. Apresident of a bond organization todesire to lead and willingness toDarrin Devinneyfund school projects in USD 375.step in led this self-proclaimedKCDAAPresidentDarrin has been a past“government junkie” to becomeButler County Attorneyboard member with KCDAAappointed county attorney in 2010.and embraced being a voice forWith his new responsibilities, histhe smaller prosecution offices in our state. Ascaseload shifted, now mainly consisting of secondPresident, he sees challenges ahead for the KCDAAchair trials and helping new attorneys learn thein the legislative arena. He hopes to aid in makingropes. He describes the changes as requiring abroader lens of review. The concepts of consistency sure criminal justice reforms are responsible andeffective, not just reforms for reform sake. Heand fairness had to be established for the office asalso sees the privatization of care for childrena whole, not just his particular caseload. Alwaysin the foster system as a failure. To him, it willready for a new challenge, he took to the elected8The Kansas ProsecutorSpring 2022

be important to reform the model and makeimprovements in what he sees as an importantpublic concept, which is currently showingnumerous deficiencies. The KCDAA Board hasbeen busy this past year with planning for springand fall conferences, weighing in on several piecesof legislation, continuing to build legislativepartnerships, and reviewing the organization’spolicies and procedures.Learning the hard way that sheer number ofhours didn’t always equal quality work product,this father of two quickly learned to focus at workto have a healthy work/life balance. His downtimeinvolves music or catching a Steelers game. Heenjoys connecting with the people of his communitywhile being a positive voice for prosecution in atime public sentiment is not always favorable to hisside of the aisle. Aided by his background in musicperformance and a compassion for those he serves,he appreciates the opportunities his job grants himto speak to the public and provide education on theimportant work of prosecutors.KCDAA Director IV Mike KagayA passion for debate and standing up for those in of Kansas. While he doesn’t see himself as aneed was a direct path to prosecution for KCDAA’spolitician, he recognizes the value of connectingnew board member Mike Kagay, Shawnee Countywith the public. Naturally reserved, he has foundDistrict Attorney. He graduated with an Englishsatisfaction in personal connections with the publicdegree from Washburn and pursuedas the face of the DA’s office. Hehis passion for the law there asenjoys the opportunity to educate thewell. During law school, he wasgeneral public about the prosecutor’sa research and writing intern foroffice and how it works, whilevarious judges, which allowed himsimultaneously receiving feedback.to observe some court hearings.He credits his prior workHe recalls that time as informativeexperience with helping him meetfor his career goals as he felt thethe obligations of his multi-facetedprosecutors seemed well preparedjob. His sales experience wasand were impressive lawyers. Asinstrumental in learning to connect toa side note, he flew in the face ofdifferent members of the community,conventional wisdom about workincluding both businesses andand law school; working a full-timeprivate individuals. This real-worldsales position while balancing theexperience of working outside theresponsibilities of a young familylegal sector sharpened his awarenessand law school.of the impact our system has onThe Shawnee County Districtthe lives of everyday people. HeAttorney’s Office was his firstalso believes his prior experiencesMike Kagayattorney position, and he hashelped prepare him for his currentKCDAA Director IVnever left. After his predecessorShawnee County District Attorney responsibilities by enhancing hisdecided to retire, Mike consideredcommunications skills and his abilityhis options and his aspirations. From the start, asto work within a variety of situations.a public servant, he has held himself to a higherWhile he is no longer in the courtroom as muchstandard. Those high expectations coupled withas he would like, he still covers some dockets andan opportunity to implement his vision of justice,has maintained a fair amount of casework. As theenticed him to seek input from trusted colleagues,boss, he has been able to implement some changesultimately becoming the youngest DA in the Statethat were beneficial to both defendants and judicialSpring 2022The Kansas Prosecutor9

efficiency. One of those is an accelerated diversiondocket, in which cases are screened immediately,there is no fee to apply, and a docket is maintainedsolely for those people who meet the appropriatecriteria.As a member of KCDAA, he has not had anyprior appointments or committee assignments. He haspresented CLE during a past KCDAA conference,and he has done some work on legislative proposals.He would like to keep working toward those goalsas a new board member. He hopes his strong workethic and desire to serve will be beneficial for theorganization, along with his creativity in addressingwidespread problems. For new members of theKCDAA, he recommends knowing the rules ofevidence and not being afraid to ask questions. Hehopes young prosecutors will make sure to surroundthemselves with trusted colleagues and mentorswho can recognize when stress may be taking atoll. He notes prosecutors also have to recognizethis in themselves and address it as “in the end, itcan affect the way you connect with victims and therelationships you maintain with colleagues.” Mikecredits his family with helping him maintain a healthywork/life balance. “My family is my support system,and I couldn’t do this job without them,” he said.KCDAA Milestones - News from Across the StateSedgwick CountySedgwick County would like to recognizeseveral promotions within the office. Following theretirement of Ann Swegle after 40 years of service tothe citizens of Sedgwick County, Aaron Breitenbachhas now been promoted to Deputy District Attorney.Chief Attorney Robert Short has now inheritedAaron’s general trial group after leading theEconomic Crime Trial group for the last nine years.Following the retirement of Margaret (Maggie)McIntire, Becky Hurtig has been promoted tothe position of Chief Attorney over Charging.Additional promotions included Avery Elofssonbeing promoted to replace Robert Short as ChiefAttorney over Economic Crime, and Jason Roachbeing promoted to the position of Chief Attorneyover the Consumer Protection Division.We want to share your news!If you have something youwould like to share with theKCDAA membership, pleasekeep us informed.We’d like to publish baby announcements,new attorneys, anniversaries, retirements,awards won, office moves, if you’ve beenpublished or anything else worth sharing10The Kansas ProsecutorWyandotte CountyWyandotte DeputyDistrict Attorney KarenWittman was one ofonly 15 recipients ofthe National HighwayTransportation SafetyAdministration’s 2021NHTSA Public ServiceAwards. She receivedthe award for hercommitment to reducingimpaired driving throughtraffic safety education, advocacy, enforcement andprosecution. Congratulations Karen!with the KCDAA! Information submittedis subject to space availability and theeditorial board reserves the right to editmaterial.Send your information and photos to:Editor Mary Napiermary@napiercommunications.comNext Deadline: Summer 2022: July 1Spring 2022

NDAA ReportBy Marc Bennett, Sedgwick County District Attorney & Brandon Jones, Franklin County AttorneyAs the Kansas representative to the NDAA,I have attended the January Capital Conferencein Washington D.C. the past several years withother members of the KCDAA. This year, I wasscheduled to be in a jury trial and was unable toattend. Brandon Jones, Franklin County Attorney,attended the conference and graciously agreed toprovide the following update:On January 25 and 26, 2022, Wyandotte CountyDistrict Attorney Mark Dupree, DouglasCounty District Attorney Suzanne Valdez, and Iattended the National DistrictAttorney Association’sCapital Conference inWashington D.C. The firstday of the conference wasfilled with presentationsfrom several speakers onvarious national issuesaffecting prosecutors. Weheard from Deputy AttorneyGeneral Lisa Monaco, U.S. Senator ChuckGrassley of Iowa, Acting Deputy Director of theA.T.F. Tom Chittum, and several others. We alsoheard from Frank Russo, NDAA’s Director ofGovernment & Legislative Affairs, who talkedabout the NDAA’s legislative priorities for thislegislative session.On the second day, we met with our Kansaslegislative delegation to advocate for the NDAAprioritized policies and legislation that we feltwere most important to Kansas prosecutors.With the COVID pandemic still in full swingback in January, all but two of our meetingswere done virtually through Zoom. For theother two meetings, we headed to “The Hill”to meet in-person like we have in past years.While we were only able to meet with oneactual legislator, Rep. Sharice Davids, due toCongress being on recess at the time, we wereable to meet with staffers for our remaining fivelegislators. We advocated for continued and/orincreased funding for the Byrne-JAG and JohnR. Justice Student Loan Repayment ProgramSpring 2022Wyandotte County District Attorney MarkDupree, Franklin County Attorney BrandonJones, and Douglas County DistrictAttorney Suzanne Valdez at the NDAACapital Conference in Washington D.C.both which help eliminate student loan debt forthose who choose a career in prosecution. Wealso advocated for bills related to electroniccommunications and encryption iss

The Associate Member Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented to a prosecutor for outstanding prosecution of a case or cases throughout the year from an office other than a County or District Attorney's office. Nominations may be made by either the prosecutor himself/herself or by a colleague. The nominee must be an associate member of the .

Related Documents:

May 02, 2018 · D. Program Evaluation ͟The organization has provided a description of the framework for how each program will be evaluated. The framework should include all the elements below: ͟The evaluation methods are cost-effective for the organization ͟Quantitative and qualitative data is being collected (at Basics tier, data collection must have begun)

The Summit ounty Prosecutor's Office has a new campaign to help inform the public about what it's like to be a prosecutor. Each month, one of our assistant prosecutors explains why they chose to be a prosecutor. This month Assistant Prosecutor Elliot Kolkovich discusses the reasons why he is a prosecutor. prosecutor is holding people

On an exceptional basis, Member States may request UNESCO to provide thé candidates with access to thé platform so they can complète thé form by themselves. Thèse requests must be addressed to esd rize unesco. or by 15 A ril 2021 UNESCO will provide thé nomineewith accessto thé platform via their émail address.

̶The leading indicator of employee engagement is based on the quality of the relationship between employee and supervisor Empower your managers! ̶Help them understand the impact on the organization ̶Share important changes, plan options, tasks, and deadlines ̶Provide key messages and talking points ̶Prepare them to answer employee questions

IPAC web site Find Your Prosecutor page? The main Find Your Prosecutor page lists the name, contact information and web site (if any) for each county. It also links to a page for each prosecutor that has space for a photograph and biography. The public uses IPAC's Find Your Prosecutor pages to find out about their local prosecutor. In the 4th .

Chính Văn.- Còn đức Thế tôn thì tuệ giác cực kỳ trong sạch 8: hiện hành bất nhị 9, đạt đến vô tướng 10, đứng vào chỗ đứng của các đức Thế tôn 11, thể hiện tính bình đẳng của các Ngài, đến chỗ không còn chướng ngại 12, giáo pháp không thể khuynh đảo, tâm thức không bị cản trở, cái được

2013 Annual Report of Essex County Prosecutor's Office Executive Staff Left to right, first row: Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffery S. Chiesa, First Assistant Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino. Second row: Chief Assistant Prosecutor Keith Harvest, Public Information Officer

the prosecutor has demonstrated actual bias or prejudice towards an accused, complainant or witness; ii) the prosecutor previously served as counsel for the other party, or . was a material witness in the prosecution; iii) the prosecutor, or a member of the prosecutor's family, has an interest in the outcome of the prosecution;