Association of Prosecuting Attorneys


The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) is a national 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Washington, D.C made up of elected and appointed prosecuting attorneys from throughout the nation. APA provides valuable resources such as training and technical assistance to prosecutors in an effort to develop proactive and innovative prosecutorial practices that prevent crime, ensure equal justice and help make our communities safer. APA also acts as a global forum for the exchange of ideas, allowing prosecutors to collaborate with all criminal justice partners, conducting timely and effective technical assistance and providing access to technology for the enhancement of the prosecutorial function. In addition, APA serves as an advocate for prosecutors on emerging issues related to the administration of justice and development of partnerships. APA keeps prosecutors informed about and involved with changes in both law and practice through regular training sessions, comprehensive publications, legislative analysis and amicus activity.

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The Connection Between Bestiality and Human Sex Offending
From Aristotle to Einstein Avoiding Confirmation Bias
Leadership Training Part I: Nobility of Being a Prosecutor
Leadership Training Part II: Exercising Practical Wisdom
Building the Next Generation of Prosecutors
Social Network Analysis for Prosecutors
Handling the High Profile Cases
Measures for Justice
Emerging Legal Issues with Technology
Prosecuting Hate Crimes
Community Prosecution: Advanced Problem-Solving
A Prosecutor’s Duty to Disclose
Prosecuting Non-stranger Sexual Assault
Mental Health Court
Going Forward Without the Victim
Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession
Considering Immigration Consequences in Criminal Cases
Planning & Implementing An Offender-Focused Strategy
Risk and Needs-Based Decision Making
Using Data to Advance Equity, Accountability and Professionalism
Restitution Enforcement: A Practical Approach

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