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  • ADA Emily Cross sworn in

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    taking the oathOnce an office intern, today we swore in Assistant District Attorney Emily Cross who will be prosecuting cases in Brockton District Court.  Welcome back to PCDAO!

  • “A Bench of Reflection” Dedication of the Homicide Survivor’s Bench

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    District Attorney Tim CruzIt was a moving moment as the City of Brockton and S.H.A.R.E.S. dedicated its survivor bench to remember those whose lives were cut short by violence.

    One homicide is still one too many.  This bench is a place to pause and remember.

    This bench signifies that you are not alone.  We are all in this together.

     

     

  • Correctional Officer Academy Class #5821 Culmination Ceremony

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    Correctional Academy grad 1Congratulations to Basic County Corrrection Officer Academy Class #5821, who culminated a 10-week journey of physical and mental preparedness.  Graduation day at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility was complete with an inspiring speech from NHL’s Hall of Fame, and Bruins Legend, #9, Johnny Bucyk.

     

     

     

  • 2021 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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    This year, we recognized World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a banner raising in the City of Brockton, as well as virtual panel.

  • Southeastern Mass Detectives Association Meeting

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    SE Mass Detective Meeting April 2021Updating the Southeastern Massachusetts Detectives Association this morning on the current status of our court system. Plymouth District was one of the first courts in Massachusetts to hold a trial by jury.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Meeting with the Plymouth County Police Chiefs

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    Updating our Plymouth County police chiefs today on the ever changing status of our court system

     

     

     

     

  • Victim’s Rights Month- April 2021

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    District Attorney Cruz and Victim Witness AdvocatesPlease join us in marking April as Massachusetts Victim Rights Month. Our victim witness advocates are committed and compassionate, and have supported thousands of victims and families to build up their strength, courage and resiliency. Proud of their work and dedication.

     

     

     

  • Plymouth County Police Chiefs Meeting

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    Police ChiefsTouching base today with the Plymouth County Police Chiefs to discuss our newly created Conviction Integrity Unit.

    The Conviction Integrity Unit was established to investigate claims of wrongful conviction or actual innocence.

     

     

     

  • Law Day 2018- Brockton and Hingham District Courts

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    “Separation of Powers creating a framework for Freedom”

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    Celebrating Law Day at Brockton District Court and Hingham District Court.

    Derby Academy students created posters and wrote essays on this year’s theme — Separation of Powers creating a framework for freedom.

     

     

     

     

  • Victim’s Rights Conference 2018

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    District Attorney Tim Cruz, Danielle Smith, Patti Durking

    The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance held its annual Victim’s Rights Conference on April 24, 2018 at the Seaport Hotel.

    The conference recognizes the hardest working victim advocates across the Commonwealth.

    Congratulations to Patti Durkin and Danielle Smith for receiving this special honor in recognition of 15 years of dedicated service to the residents of Plymouth County.

     

     

     

  • MOVA Conference

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    District Attorney Cruz and StaffThe Annual Victim’s Rights Conference was held on April 19, 2017 at the Seaport World Trade Center.  District Attorney Tim Cruz and members of his Victim Assistance Staff attended the conference.

     

     

     

     

  • Annual Prosecutor’s Conference

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    The 23rd Annual Prosecutor’s Conference was held on April 13, 2017 in Boston.  District Attorney Tim Cruz and his staff were in attendance.

  • Corrections Officer Academy

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    swearing in officersOn November 22, 2016, District Attorney Timothy Cruz joined Sheriff Joseph McDonald at Bridgewater State University to swear in the recent graduating class of the Corrections Officer Academy.

     

     

  • MAWLE Annual Conference

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    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, District Attorney Tim Cruz and Members of the Massachusetts State PoliceThe 13th Annual Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement, (MAWLE) conference was held on October 11, 2016 at Stonehill College.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Survival and Resilience”.

    The Keynote Speaker for this event was Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, District Attorney Tim Cruz
    and Members of the Massachusetts State Police

     

  • Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

    District Attorney Cruz, Laura and Jim Creed, a representative from Red Cross, Sheriff Joe McDonaldCongratulations to Lt. Jim Creed and his wife Laura, this year’s recipients of the Red Cross Award for Heroism.