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NDAA Statement on State Attorney Monique Worrell’s Removal & Preserving Independence for Prosecutors

August 11, 2023 | News

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) expresses deep concern and caution over the removal of State Attorney Monique Worrell of the 9th Judicial Circuit, serving Orange and Osceola counties in Florida. We firmly believe in the critical importance of preserving the independence and exercise of discretion of locally elected prosecutors, ensuring the integrity and impartiality of our justice system. Click the link below to read the complete statement.

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National Store Walk Month: A Groundbreaking Initiative to Strengthen Community Safety and Combat Organized Retail Crime

August 3, 2023 | News

In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at addressing retail crime and violence, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) are proud to announce the launch of National Store Walk Month, set to debut this September. This initiative seeks to address the pressing issues of organized retail crime and habitual theft and its impact on our communities and represents a pioneering effort to facilitate a vital exchange between local prosecutors and community retailers.

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(July 2023) Country Roads-How to Make the Roads of No Return A Path to Home—Amendoeira and Xia

July 14, 2023 | Between the Lines

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NDAA Elects Next President & Welcomes Board Vice Presidents

July 13, 2023 | News

NDAA inaugurated a dynamic new leader on July 10, 2023, as they elected J. Charles (Charlie) Smith III, current State's Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland, as their next president. With a professional legacy marked by an unwavering commitment to justice, community service, and innovation, Smith's inauguration promises a forward-thinking and inclusive approach to the role. Joining President Smith are three newly elected Board Vice Presidents who bring a wealth of expertise and diverse perspectives to the NDAA leadership team. These newly elected Board Vice Presidents will collaborate closely with Smith and the NDAA leadership to advance the organization's mission of providing state and local prosecutors with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to ensure justice and protect public safety.

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NDAA Elects Frederick County, Maryland State’s Attorney as Next President

July 13, 2023 | News

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) inaugurated a dynamic new leader on July 10, 2023, as they elected J. Charles (Charlie) Smith III, current State's Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland, as their next president. Smith was sworn in at NDAA’s annual summer summit in Nashville, Tennessee. With a professional legacy marked by an unwavering commitment to justice, community service, and innovation, Smith's inauguration promises a forward-thinking and inclusive approach to the role.

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NDAA and RILA Announce New Chair of Retail Crime Advisory Board in Continued Drive to Combat Retail Crime

June 21, 2023 | News

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) are proud to announce the appointment of Ashlie Shanley, the elected District Attorney for Cabarrus County, North Carolina, as the new Chair of the Retail Crime Advisory Board. Shanley succeeds the late Tom Wine, to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for his immense contributions to our shared mission.

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(June 2023) AAMVA CDL Resources for Prosecutors–Shea

June 20, 2023 | Between the Lines

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Equipping Prosecutors for the Fight Against Human Trafficking in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Industry

June 6, 2023 | News

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The Role of Prosecutors in DWI Courts: Enhancing Road Safety and Reducing Recidivism

June 2, 2023 | News

As prosecutors, we play a crucial role in the criminal justice system, not only in upholding justice but also in shaping effective strategies to reduce recidivism. One such strategy involves recommending sentences that promote rehabilitation rather than punishment alone, especially in cases of Driving While Impaired (DWI). An emerging solution lies in DWI courts, which have shown a promising impact on reducing DWI recidivism and improving road safety. [i] [ii]

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Championing Prosecutors Nationwide: NDAA Welcomes Jason Davidson as New Director of Government and Legislative Affairs

June 1, 2023 | News

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Davidson for the key position of Director of Government and Legislative Affairs. The NDAA's commitment to representing and supporting the interests of America's prosecutors is further emphasized by Davidson joining the organization. His strategic leadership and dedication to effective advocacy will contribute to the association's mission of providing members with the knowledge, skills, and support required to ensure justice is served.

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