The Denver District Attorney’s Office is launching the revival of its Citizens Academy program to provide ongoing practical information to the citizens of Denver regarding the criminal justice system. The Citizens Academy is for individuals who live in or work in the City and County of Denver.
The purpose of the Citizens Academy is to:
To kick off its Citizens Academy program, the District Attorney’s Office will host a free, one-day, introductory “Denver DA 101” program featuring interactive presentations and discussions by the District Attorney and other members of the office.
WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Blair Caldwell African American Research Library, 2401 Welton Street, Denver
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Welcome & Introductory Remarks
10:00 a.m. How Does the DA’s Office Get a Case? Intake Process & Filing Decision Standards
11:00 a.m. County, District Court, & Specialized Prosecution Units
12 Noon Break/Lunch*
12:30 p.m. Victim Services & the Role of the Victim Advocate
1:30 p.m. Diversion & Community Programs
2:30 p.m. Introduction to the Trial Process
3:30 p.m. A Closer Look at Trials
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks/Program Evaluation
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
*Please bring your own lunch
If you are a resident or work in the City and County of Denver and would like to attend this all-day program, please contact Michael Song at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application, or go to https://www.denverda.org/citizens-academy/
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