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For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes

Thanks to Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit for helping secure justice in a case involving a defendant found guilty by a jury of sexually assaulting the child of a friend whom the defendant was helping while the victim’s mother was taking...

DAO CARES Newsletter – November 2022

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Crisis Assistance, Response, & Engagement for Survivors (CARES) Unit, which provides trauma-informed support to co-victims of homicide, observes Long Term Care Awareness Month in their November 2022 newsletter. Check out their latest issue.

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes

Thanks to Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit for helping secure justice in late September in a case involving a defendant who repeatedly sent sexually-explicit text messages to his 15-year-old stepdaughter from June to July of 2020 in which he...

DAO CARES Newsletter – October 2022

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Crisis Assistance, Response, & Engagement for Survivors (CARES) Unit, which provides trauma-informed support to co-victims of homicide, observes National Crime Prevention Month in its October 2022 newsletter. Check out useful prevention tips for...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Asheeka Desai

Assistant District Attorney Asheeka Desai of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit helped secure justice for a now-teenage girl who was repeatedly raped and sexually abused when she was between the ages of eight and twelve years old. The defendant was found guilty of Rape of a Child, Unlawful...

DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — August 2022

The chart below generated by the District Attorney’s Transparency Analytics (DATA) Lab highlights the number of incidents reported by the public to the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) from December 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests...

DAO CARES Newsletter – September 2022

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Crisis Assistance, Response, & Engagement for Survivors (CARES) Unit, which provides trauma-informed support to co-victims of homicide, observes National Self-Care Awareness Month in its September 2022 newsletter. Learn more.