And the Spotlight Award goes to ADA Carolan Blackwood, supervisor of our Plymouth District Court.
ADA Blackwood has mentored dozens of new ADAs and has also represented the office in our mental health, recovery and valor courts.
We are lucky to have her at PCDAO. Congratulations
Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis delivered the keynote address on both the challenges and the opportunities within the criminal justice system.
A group of our staffers closed out the 26th Annual Massachusetts Prosecutors Conference.
Our thanks to the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association for hosting.
The 26th Annual MDAA Prosecutors Conference.
Thank you to Governor Charlie Baker for your leadership in pushing to improve the dangerousness statute and update the state wiretap law.
Lots on our agenda.
We are all working together to make a difference and keep our communities safe.
A District Court ADA training was held at our office today so skills remain sharp and we can continue to serve victims of crime inside the courtroom.
In 2021, our Children’s Advocacy Center received 1009 referrals an served 724 children.
Today, we trained our entire District Court staff and shared our team approach to the care and treatment of children who may have been sexually abused.
With ever-evolving technology and younger children operating online, cyberbullying has risen to new heights in 2021. We teamed up with the Massachusetts Agression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University for training, so school faculty are armed with the best practices to prevent cyberbullying.
Employees of the District Attorney’s Office at the Plymouth Courthouse have been trained to use the multi-media cart. The multi-media cart will enable more efficient and persuasive trials utilizing advanced technological tools.