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Witness Intimidation Part III — Principles of Witness Protection
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Part III of the three-part witness intimidation series focuses on the principles of witness protection, which include tactical considerations, addressing the traumatic impact to the victim/witness, and lifestyle change support.
Peer to Peer Exchange: Process Evaluations
In this closed discussion, grantee participants will discuss the various components of a process evaluation that also help directly inform the research partners’ relationship with practitioners, including monitoring/tracking tools for the practitioners to complete and a map of the prosecutorial and grant process. Contact AEquitas if you are interested in us hosting a similar event for your jurisdiction.
Digital Evidence Part I: The Investigative Stage — Recognition, Collection, Search
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AEquitas, in partnership with the Denver District Attorney’s Office hosts a two-part webinar that explores the scope of data available from sources of digital evidence and strategies on how such data can effectively be developed with forensically-sound practices. Presenters discuss theories of admission, rules of evidence, and “real life” examples to demonstrate how to properly authenticate and introduce digital evidence in court proceedings. The first of the two-part series explores the different types and sources of electronic data that are available to investigators; how such data can be properly collected, regardless of whether it is in a physical device or electronic records; and methods to facilitate searching and seizing data.
Digital Evidence Part II: Now That You’ve Got it and Can Read It, What Can You Do With It?
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This two-part webinar series presented by the Denver District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with AEquitas, explores the scope of data available from sources of digital evidence and strategies on how such data can effectively be developed with forensically-sound practices. Presenters discuss theories of admission, rules of evidence, and “real life” examples to demonstrate how to properly authenticate and introduce digital evidence in court proceedings. The second of the two-part series explores how legally-obtained data can be analyzed, depending on the type of data in question. Presenters also discuss strategies for effectively presenting evidence at trial.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This webinar spotlights Yolo County’s new criminal justice transparency portal, an innovative website created by the District Attorney’s Office, the Yolo County Multi-Cultural Council, and Measures for Justice (an organization that uses accurate criminal justice data to spur reform). The portal was developed to help the office analyze prosecution data and enhance trust with the community through transparency and accountability. It allows citizens an intimate glimpse into the prosecutorial process in Yolo County—including crime trends that are affecting their community; law enforcement resources in the area; and detailed case statistics pertaining to referrals, charging, diversion, and sentencing decisions. During this webinar, presenters will give a live walkthrough of the portal, chronicle the process behind publicizing this data, and discuss their aspirations and policy goals driving this project. Register here.
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