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DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — May 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 September 1 to February 28, 2022. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests made...

DAO CARES Newsletter – May 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 Mental Health Awareness Month in their May newsletter. Access mental health supports and learn about the...

Supporting LGBTQ+ Victims and Survivors at the DAO

By Kelly Burkhardt (she/her), Mary Doyle (she/her), and Tyler Tran (he/him) The Philadelphia LGBTQ+ community is struggling to find answers after the assault and death of a Black gay man at a popular gay bar, as queer, transgender, and nonbinary people are at higher risk of being victims of assault,...

DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — April 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 May 1 to October 31, 2021. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests made by PPD...

DAO CARES Newsletter – April 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, shares important information for family members with unsolved homicide cases, and much more in their April...

DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — March 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 May 1 to October 31, 2021. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests made by PPD...

Profiles in Justice: Assistant District Attorney Katherine Ernst

Assistant District Attorney Katherine Ernst’s journey to becoming a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Federal Habeus Unit earlier this year started with a rather unlikely subject: Horses. “The actual reason I decided to go to law school was that my father was a lawyer,...